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The Story Behind How Star Trek Created Klingon And Vulcan Is Great

Star Trek went the extra mile in creating some of its alien languages like Klingon and Vulcan, giving them real form and grammar rather than simply creating gibberish.

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Star Trek: The 15 Strongest Species, Ranked From Weakest To Most Powerful

Star Trek has introduced us to a large number of alien species. But which one is the most powerful of them all?

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12 wonderful William Shatner television performances beyond Star Trek

Shatner has played everything from a drug lord to an astronaut who can talk with dolphins.

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How Kirk and Spock’s Relationship Held Star Trek Together | TIME

The friendships that developed initially were in the scripts: the relationship between Kirk and Spock held the show together.

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Celebrating Mother's Day Trek-style

News - StarTrek.com celebrates Mother's Day with GIFs of -- what else? -- the franchise's greatest moms. Details at...

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The Trouble with 'Star Trek' Transporters

In the world of Star Trek, the transporter is used to move people and objects from one place to another, "beaming" them around. Various characters on the show (notably Dr. McCoy and Lieutenant Barclay) hate the transporter.

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MeTV Network | 8 things you didn't know about James Doohan

Everyone knows the immortal line, "Beam me up, Scotty!" Yet how much do you know about the man behind Scotty himself?James Doohan led an inspiring, fascinating life, from his youth in British Columbia to his time on Star Trek to his death in 200

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10 Star Trek Filming Locations You Need to Visit Before the New Series Premieres in 2017 - Los Angeles Magazine

Trekkies: clear your weekend calendars...for the truly devoted, it’s time to visit as many filming locations as possible from previous Star Trek iterations.

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How Do 'Star Trek' Stardates Work? | Mental Floss

On Star Trek, we hear a lot of "stardates," meant to mark some futuristic date. An example is stardate 47457.1, which is Captain Picard's birthday. The weird thing is that stardate 47457.1 is either the equivalent June 16th, November 4th, January 8th, or January 10th, depending on how you count. Let's go deep-nerd on this.

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The Physics Of Star Trek: Why Faster Than Light Communication Is Not In Anybody's Future - Forbes

Nearly 50 years after Star Trek’s first television incarnation, subspace communications, which enabled secure faster than light galactic communications will likely remain science fiction.

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William Shatner charity ride to honor vets

A fundraiser and publicity event for the American Legion features actor William Shatner, who will ride the "Rivet," a three-wheeled, open-air motorcyclelike hot rod. The eight-day, 2,400-mile drive, mostly along Route 66, starts in Aurora, Ill.,

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Star Trek Kirk vs. Picard: An Enduring Debate

Star Trek News - StarTrek.com guest blogger and former Starlog editor David McDonnell returns with a piece in which he addresses that age-old debate: Kirk vs. Picard.

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Make it so: Chinese building looks just like Star Trek's USS Enterprise

There's a building in China that looks almost exactly like the USS Enterprise from Star Trek. Drone footage (which we really wish was set to this music) shows how a relatively conventional-looking building from the ground dramatically transforms into a regal starship when viewed from the air.

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Adam Savage Builds An Amazing Replica Of Kirk's Captain's Chair - Neatorama

(Image Link)Adam Savage has been building all sorts of cool stuff for Hollywood and otherwise for decades, and his skills in the shop are respected by builders and makers the world over.Of course, it helps that Adam is also a diehard geek, because when yo

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Star Trek TEN FOR WARD: 10 Favorite Childhood Star Trek Toys

Star Trek News - Bestselling author and regular StarTrek.com contributor Dayton Ward kicks off the new year with a guest blog in which he recalls his 10 favorite childhood Star Trek toys.

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Real Tech or 'Star Trek'? - HowStuffWorks

Do you know the difference between real tech and 'Star Trek'? Take this quiz to see which tech have been invented and which were just featured on the show.

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The 25 Shatneriest William Shatner Moments Of All Time | Features | Empire

The original Captain Kirk may be 83-years-old, but he’s still gallivanting about the internet like a 20-something with a GoPro stuck to his head

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Will Wormhole Travel Ever Be Possible? | RealClearScience

As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths of space. That's the major theme of the upcoming science fiction epic Interstellar, which will take Matthew...

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Scientists come a step closer to making Star Trek's tractor beam a reality | Public Radio International

Science fiction has long envisioned "tractor" beams that could grab and move physical objects using a laser or other stream of energy. Now scientists have created one, at least on a small scale. And we have some advice if you use heat in the win

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Spock: "Fascinating," "Jim" over and over and over again. Enjoy!

Here's a fun way to spend a few minutes: videos showing Spock from Star Trek saying "fascinating" and "Jim." Both videos are hypnotic, short, and weirdly funny. Enjoy!

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How Close Are We Really to Star Trek Propulsion?

In the vein of Star Trek, scientists are taking various approaches to create warp drive and other technologies to propel humans to the stars.

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Star Trek Shatner, Stewart, Takei & More Get Iced for ALS

Star Trek News - The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the Final Frontier, with Star Trek stars William Shatner, Gates McFadden, George Takei, Robert Picardo and Patrick Stewart joining in the fun and helping raise money for the cause.

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Star Trek legend who became NASA's 'secret weapon' - CNN.com

Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols was hired by NASA for a real-life space mission.

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Ten For Ward: 10 Star Trek Episodes That Can Work As Stage Plays

News - Which 10 Trek episodes would work as stage plays? Dayton Ward contemplates that very question in his latest StarTrek.com guest blog.

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The Ready Room 147: Upsetting the Whole Percentage

The Communicator.

At the end of “A Piece of the Action,” Doctor McCoy reveals that he left his communicator behind in Oxmyx’s office. It’s essentially laughed off and the NCC-1701 continues on to its encounter with a giant space amoeba. Kirk says that, with that kind of technology, the Iotians might one day want a piece of the Federation’s action...

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Official Star Trek: The Next Generation mockumentary takes off

A satire Twitter account detailing what could have been the eighth season of the award-winning TV series

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8 Star Trek Technologies Moving From Science Fiction To Science Fact

We can’t yet travel faster than the speed of light — but real-life tricorders, energy weapons, and androids are on their way.

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Twitter Co-founder Stone Inspired By Star Trek

News - Did you know that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone's feelings about leadership were deeply influenced by a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode? StarTrek.com has details.

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Watch the Star Trek Crew Throw Themselves Around the Enterprise Like Idiots

The Star Trek shows used all sorts of little tricks to skirt production costs. One in particular will be familiar to any Trekkie: to simulate the ship being hit or otherwise disturbed, the actors would shimmy in their seats or literally hurl themselves ac

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Concept Art for a STAR TREK Series That Never Happened

So, have you ever heard of the television series Star Trek: Phase II? Me neither! Then again I am by no means a trekker or anything even close. I like the original series and I dig all of the movies, that’s about it. However, I felt that this little insight into the Star Trek series that never made it out of the concept phase is interesting. This is usually the behind the scenes stuff that we are normally not allowed to see.

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Engage, Oculus Rift! 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Goes 3-D - NBC News

It’s not the holodeck. Still, fans of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” should set their expressions to stunned after taking a virtual reality tour of the USS...

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VERY Trekked-Out Boca Raton Estate For Sale!

News - A 27,000 square-foot estate, which features plenty of Star Trek touches, is for sale in Boac Raton, Florida, and you won't believe the asking price!

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The Most Fascinating Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of Your Favorite TV Shows

The TARDIS and the starship Enterprise feel like enchanted places that we visit in our imaginations. But the reality of working on a TV show involves long hours in a studio, and the magic takes a lot of work. Just check out these revealing behind-the-scen

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    The Real Physics Behind Star Trek | Chicago Tonight | WTTW

    For the last 50 years, Star Trek has captivated audiences as the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise explored the galaxy using technological advances – warp drive, wormholes, beaming technology, holodecks...