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Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner Confirms the Federation Still Exists in the 32nd Century

Star Trek: Discovery is warping far into the future in its third season. The trailer released at [...]

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

George ''Goober'' Lindsey was the first choice to play Spock and our mind is still blown

From gas station worker to science officer? Can you imagine the Mayberry Mind Meld?

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: The Tribbles Are Back!

That's right, it's a two drop week for Star Trek: Short Treks. Just days after the surprise release of "Q&A" from the NYCC stage, we're pleased to bring you the trailer and sneak peak at images from the newest Short Trek, "The Trouble

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Warp speeds in 'Star Trek' are achingly slow, and a simple animation by a former NASA scientist proves it

The animation shows how long it takes the starship "Enterprise" in "Star Trek" to reach Pluto at warp factors that break the known laws of physics.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Patrick Stewart Thinks Picard Might 'Shock' Star Trek Fans

Reporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

10 ways Star Trek: The Motion Picture changed Trek canon forever

'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' is sometimes considered the worst of the Trek feature-films, but the 1979 movie was the franchise's first true reboot.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Here's How to Make Romulan Ale

The Star Trek universe has few spirits as notorious as Romulan ale. The blue drink is illegal in the United Federation of Planets. Nonetheless, it’s coveted by Starfleet officers. Now, thanks to a video from the How to Drink YouTube channel, Star Trek fan

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The Beautifully Dull Paradox of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, 40 Years Later

Forty years ago a landmark moment in Star Trek’s history arrived, in the form of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. It’s an important chapter in the series’ survival, the turning point from canceled cult classic to enduring icon of science fiction. But there

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: What Happened To Bones After TOS & Movies?

Star Trek's Dr. Leonard McCoy's (DeForrest Kelley) Starfleet career continued after the TOS movies. Here's what Bones did in the 24th century.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Jonathan Frakes Was a Nervous Wreck Returning as Riker for Picard

Jonathan Frakes will return as “Number One,” Will Riker, in Star Trek: Picard, the upcoming CBS All Access series. The show stars Patrick Stewart, who reprises his role as Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation. The show reunites Frakes with

Entertainment | Star Trek News

How Star Trek's Movie and TV Worlds Could Become the Next MCU | Digital Trends

The merger of Viacom and CBS could mean big things for the Star Trek universe, particularly when it comes to combining the sci-fi franchise's television and movie worlds into a single, cohesive mythology. Here's why that's a good thing for Star Trek fans.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

After 13 Years Of Rights Issues, Star Trek Is Whole Again

Star Trek was never sold off, yet since 2006 the movie and TV rights have been split. Thanks to corporate wrangling, the franchise is whole again.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek Theory: Picard's New Ship Is TNG's USS Stargazer

Star Trek: Picard is going to need a ride, which could mean the return of Picard's ship before the Enterprise, the ramshackle USS Stargazer.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Had Jeri Ryan Crying And 'Freaking Out' Over Seven's New Voice - CINEMABLEND

Reporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard to Be Preceded by Prequel Novel and Comic Book Series

The Star Trek: Picard prequel novel and comic book series will be released ahead of the show's debut on CBS All Access in 2020.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: The Motion Picture Is Beaming Back Into Theaters in September!

The first big-screen installment in the long-running 'Trek' franchise is making a comeback (for two days only).

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Movie Is Set In the Chris Pine Timeline

Quentin Tarantino has confirmed that his Star Trek movie will be set in the Kelvin Timeline, though he seems intent on making that fact as irrelevant as possible. On an episode of the Happy Sad Confused podcast, host Josh Horowitz asked Tarantino to revea

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Quentin Tarantino Refutes Simon Pegg, Says His Star Trek Film Will Actually Be 'Pulp Fiction In Space’

Veteran filmmaker Quentin Tarantino says that his new Star Trek film will definitely be 'Pulp Fiction in space,' contradicting star Simon Pegg

Entertainment | Upcoming Conventions & Convention News

Star Trek: Everything You Need to Know for SDCC 2019

Resistance, to quote an old cybernetic friend, will be futile when Star Trek beams into San Diego for Comic-Con from July 18 to 21. The franchise will be everywhere throughout the weekend, represented by panels (Picard, Discovery, and Lower Decks!), signi

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

SPACE: 1999 Bridged the Gap from TREK to WARS - Nerdist

Right before Star Wars, a British sci-fi series mixed Star Trek-level science fiction with trippy '70s grooviness. That show was Space: 1999 and it rocks.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

How important will Star Trek: Nemesis be to Star Trek: Picard?

It is becoming more and more apparent that the events seen in Star Trek: Nemesis are going to play some kind of role in Star Trek: Picard. We can all agree...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

'Star Trek' Storms into San Diego Comic Con

CBS Television Studios will kick-off San Diego Comic-Con® 2019 with the cast and producers of Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Lower Decks, and Star Trek: Picard beaming into Hall H for a first-ever Star Trek Universe back to back panel block on Saturd

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

So You Want to Start Watching 'Discovery,' but You’ve Never Watched ’Star Trek’? 20 Essential 'Star Trek' Episodes to Watch!

Star Trek: Discovery brought the Star Trek franchise back to television for the first time in nearly two decades. The series has used its prequel status to its advantage, mining previous shows and movies for stories, background, and countless Easter eggs.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

William Shatner would play Captain Kirk again for Tarantino -- but don't ask him to really go into space

William Shatner admits he's not completely sold on the concept of alien life and he's even passed up the chance to actually travel into outer space, but he would return to the role of Captain Kirk for a Quentin Tarantino "Star Trek" project.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Picard - 5 Possible Crossovers With Star Trek: Discovery

It's unlikely that Star Trek: Picard and Discovery will crossover... but what if they did?

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

NASA Discovers Star Trek Symbol on Mars

It looks like one of NASA's Mars rovers may have boldly gone where someone has gone before. A photo captures by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has made the rounds online, which showcases a bizarrely-shaped footprint of sorts that was found on a sand d

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Patrick Stewart Has Sad Eyes in the Star Trek: Picard Teaser

Patrick Stewart stars as Jean Luc-Picard in the first teaser for “Star Trek: Picard,” a CBS All Access series that picks up years after the events of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Everything We Know So Far About 'Star Trek: Picard'

Patrick Stewart returns to his iconic role, but what's next for Jean-Luc Picard?

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: Picard Title, Logo, First Footage Revealed

Today at the CBS and CBS All Access Upfronts presentation, CBS revealed the title, logo, and first footage from the next Star Trek series, which features Patrick Stewart's return as Jean-Luc Picard.The show, which has been referred to as untitled up until

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Researchers Take Steps Towards an Iconic "Trek" Medical Device

How've you been treating yourself lately? Any cuts or abrasions? Have you had to kiss any skinned knees? Gotten a scratch from a temperamental cat?

 

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Nickelodeon's CG-Animated Star Trek Show Will Follow a Group of Teens Aboard Their Own Ship

We’ve known for a while that part of the grand plans for the future of Star Trek on TV have included more animation—not just an adult-focused entry from Rick & Morty’s Mike McMahan, but a kid-friendly series rumored to be coming to Nickelodeon.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery finale fixes original series canon in the most hardcore way | SYFY WIRE

The Season 2 finale of Star Trek: Discovery made darn sure canon was "fixed." But did it go too far? Was Spock out of line? Here's how Trek canon corrected the problems.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek timeline: Boldly go on a journey through the Trek universe

From the Original Series to Discovery, here’s how the Star Trek timeline fits together

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Start Trek Discovery and New Life for "The Cage” and Captain Pike

Star Trek: Discovery delves into a part of Star Trek that we've barely seen, the characters of the original pilot "The Cage".

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Is 'Star Trek: Discovery' Telling the Borg's Origin Story?

The second season of Star Trek: Discovery has been a wild ride. The season’s plot involves portents of the future, time travel, and a murderous artificial intelligence. At the center of it all is Micahel Burnham and her family, including foster brother

Entertainment | The Original Series

Happy 88th, William Shatner: We're toasting the 'Trek' legend's birthday with a look at Kirk's best moments!

William Shatner — the man, the legend, Star Trek's original Captain James T. Kirk — turns 88 years young today, and there's just no stopping him! He’s still acting, singing, writing books, riding horses, raising money for charity, and traversing

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery cast on Pike’s legacy, catching up with canon and Season 2’s jaw-dropping conclusion

If you’ve been watching Star Trek: Discovery this season, you’ve been set up with high expectations for the rest of Season 2. Today at PaleyFest – one of television’s preeminent festivals – some of the big guns of the series gathered at the hist

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery’s Hannah Cheesman reveals Airiam’s link to The Next Generation | SYFY WIRE

Star Trek: Discovery’s Hannah Cheesman tells SYFY WIRE how she channeled Data while playing Airiam on "Project Daedalus."

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Every Star Trek Captain, Ranked by Competency

Who’s the best Star Trek captain? Would you rather have Patrick Stewart’s Picard of William Shatner’s Kirk as a boss? We go through Star Trek history to assess the managerial skills of every Star Trek captain.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Picard series could put a dark twist on the classic Trek ensemble | SYFY WIRE

Based on what we know about the upcoming Star Trek series, it seems like Jean-Luc Picard’s new crew will be closer to a group of criminals than Starfleet officers.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy... In His Own Words

Leonard Nimoy made an indelible mark on the world as an actor, a filmmaker, a family man, a photographer, a philanthropist and an icon. It's most illogical to even comtemplate that he passed away four years ago today, succumbing to COPD at the age of 83.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Why The Search for Spock Remains Vital Trek

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, even three-plus decades after its release, remains a pivotal adventure for Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the rest of the Star Trek: The Original Series crew.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery explains the low-tech '60s vibe of the original show with a weird canon twist | SYFY WIRE

Like the previous episode, "An Obol for Charon" was a lot to take in, which means you’ll be forgiven if you missed the huge canon retcon that was slipped into the opening moments of the episode.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

From one generation to the next: Ranking the Starships Enterprise

"It's been a long road, getting from there to here," croons Russell Watson in the opening titles of Star Trek: Enterprise, and you might be forgiven to think he's talking about the lineage of starships named Enterprise.

Entertainment | The Original Series

'Star Trek: Year Five' to Explore Hidden Chapter of Enterprise History

The comic book from IDW Publishing will look at the final year of the crew's original mission.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Celebrate Star Trek: Discovery’s return with one of the best episodes of the most neglected Trek series - The Verge

Star Trek: Discovery is back for its second season on CBS All Access, and it’s still exploring how being raised by Spock’s parents, Vulcan father Sarek and human mother Amanda, affected series protagonist Michael Burnham. It’s a good time to look ba

Entertainment | Movies & Television

How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87 - Los Angeles Times

Still active in show business, legendary performer William Shatner discusses a key element in his long, joyful ride: daily fitness activities.

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Jewish Actor William Shatner Talks About Facing a ‘Great Deal’ of Antisemitism as a Child

Jewish Canadian actor William Shatner opened up in a recent interview about being the target of antisemites during his childhood....

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

A Few Things Any Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Movie Is Gonna Need | WIRED

The director and J.J. Abrams are reportedly starting up a writers' room for a new voyage. Here are a few things to consider.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The First Mashable Comic-Con Awards

From Barb to "Star Trek"—these are the events that mattered most.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

These ER docs invented a real Star Trek tricorder

A group of doctors and engineers developed a sci-fi inspired device that can scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose any medical problems in a matter of minutes.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientist

Update on 'Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more '

Entertainment | Entertainment

Bye Bye 'Abramsverse': Alternate 'Star Trek' Timeline Gets Official Name | Spinoff Online | TV & Film News Daily

The timeline that started with 2009's "Star Trek" and continues this year in "Star Trek Beyond" now has an official name.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek Beyond Will ‘Deconstruct’ the Star Trek Franchise

Star Trek Beyond co-star/co-writer Simon Pegg has offered new details regarding the storyline for the film, said to be a Star Trek 'deconstruction'.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Transparent Aluminum: Real, Glass-Like, See-Through Metal

Stronger than glass, various military and commercial applications for this remarkable material are already being tested. What was once used in the

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'I don’t know why he stopped talking to me'

In his new book, Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With a Remarkable Man, William Shatner reflects on his 50-year friendship with his Star Trek co-star Leonard Nimoy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Watch the official trailer for Star Trek Beyond | Polygon

Update: Paramount Pictures released the official trailer for the movie following the leaked version. Our original post follows. The trailer for Star Trek Beyond, the third in the franchise, has...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek 3 Beyond Plot Spoilers: The Mysterious Ship That Is And Is Not The Enterprise

Shooting wrapped on Star Trek Beyond in Dubai, and photos from the set provide a number of insights into potential Star Trek 3 plot spoilers.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Math Of Star Trek: How Trying To Solve Fermat's Last Theorem Revolutionized Mathematics - Forbes

People who, like Captain Picard, tried to solve Fermat's Last Theorem ended up revolutionizing math.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The true ethical lessons of the Kobayashi Maru test in Star Trek

Just what are cadets to learn from the Kobayashi Maru scenario in Star Trek? While it’s the perfect foreshadowing and opening for Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan, with its discussion of death and sacrifice, and is later used to show the cockiness of Kirk and the rigidity of Spock in the 2009 reboot, is there more to the test than just a narrative device?

Humor | Funny Stuff

Bank of Canada urges ‘Star Trek’ fans to stop ‘Spocking’ their fivers | Dangerous Minds

  Bank of Canada is pleading with Star Trek fans to stop “Spocking” its five dollar bills. Since Leonard Nimoy’s death, Canadian folks have been “Spocking” the hell out of the five dollar bill that features a portrait of Canada’s seventh prim

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Star Trek vs. Superman: Who's the Fastest Sci-Fi Spacefarer? (Graphic)

A new graphic pits fictional spaceships and characters against each other in races across the universe.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek superfan boldly goes where no interior decorator has gone before

A man's home is his castle, or in the case of Steve Doman, his spaceship

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Star Trek-style 'tricorders' on their way to customers | The Times of Israel

In just a few weeks, early adopters will receive the world’s first device that can scan products and provide a list of ingredients, components, materials, and other important information about food, pharmaceuticals, plants, and much more.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Wealthy Chinese 'Star Trek' fan builds company headquarters in shape of USS Enterprise - May. 26, 2015

NetDragon has built a $100 million headquarters in the shape of the USS Enterprise in China's

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Has NASA Really Created A Warp Drive? | IFLScience

Forget blowing bubbles, NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that will open up every corner of the universe for human exploration. We have broken the speed of sound, but now NASA scientists are tentatively announcing they may have broken t

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

A Year On, SCiO Is On Its Way To Revolutionizing Our Interaction With The Physical World

A year ago, Consumer Physics shattered all crowd funding expectations with the launch of their cutting edge pocket spectrometer named ScIO.

Science & Technology | Technology

​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3 - CNET

Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Simon Pegg: Star Trek 3 Will Be True to the TV Show

It sounds as though Simon Pegg is set to steer Star Trek 3 closer to the original TV series - but is that a good thing?

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Trek 3′ Returning The ‘Spirit’ of Original TV Series

'Star Trek 3' star and co-writer Simon Pegg says the movie will be a return to the TV series' original 'optimism' and sense of adventure.

Entertainment | Film

Leonard Nimoy remembered as 'more than Mr. Spock' as celebrities react - LA Times

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy 's death Friday at his home in Bel-Air, celebrities remembered the 83-year-old not only as the iconic Mr. Spock character he'd originated on "Star Trek" but also as a great friend.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Stars React to Leonard Nimoy's Death

Hollywood is mourning the loss of Leonard Nimoy.  The beloved actor, who was best known for his r...

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Spock - Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy) gives the ultimate sacrifice for his friends.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83 - NYTimes.com

In addition to acting, Mr. Nimoy directed films; published poetry, autobiographies and books of photography; and recorded music.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Create Water-Based Tractor Beam That Can Control Floating Objects

From Yahoo News: Physicists at Australian National University have taken a bold step toward “Star Trek” tech with their latest invention — a water-based tractor beam that could eventually be used to clean up oil spills and control floating objects.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?

So you want to build the Enterprise. Don't we all! Well good news: according to some quick, messy, napkin math, it's possible. Kind of. The bad news? It's going to be stupid expensive. But not unfathomably so! Start scrounging up your space-pe

Science & Technology | Tech

How today’s technology is rapidly catching up to 'Star Trek'

Science fiction is quickly becoming science reality. Many of the technologies that we saw in

Politics | Climate Change

Al Gore Denounced in Australian Press as Money Hungry 'Ferengi' for Suspicious Mining Magnate Alliance

Imagine if in America there were a coal mining magnate as famous as Donald Trump who was the founder of a political party named after himself (Trump United Party?). In addition, this well known person would be strongly opposed to a carbon tax. Obviously s

Entertainment | Entertainment

Director Bob Orci Says ‘Star Trek 3′ Story Is Part of the 5-Year Mission

'Star Trek 3' director Roberto Orci talks about the future of the starship Enterprise, teasing new antagonists on the crew's 5-year mission.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything I Needed To Know About Social Media I Learned From Star Trek - Jeffbullas's Blog

Ever noticed how many business owners look at social media as if it were from space? Here are lessons from Star Trek that I have applied to social media

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Boeing's New Space Capsule Is Straight Out Of 'Star Trek'

Boeing's new space capsule will rocket crews to the International Space Station in style.

Science & Technology | Tech

Flying Cars and Tricorders: How Sci-Fi Invented the Present

From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to George Orwell’s 1984 to Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated Her, artists have imagined what the future will look like. In this week’s episode, Kurt Andersen explores how science fiction has shaped the

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Star Trek 'tractor beam' created by scientists

A team of scientists has created a real-life miniature tractor beam - as featured in the Star Trek series - in a development which may lead to more efficient medical testing.