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Entertainment | The Original Series

For William Shatner, Early 'Star Trek' Was Far From Glamorous

William Shatner had a difficult time the first few years after 'Star Trek' premiered, as it wasn't popular yet.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

CBS All Access' 'Star Trek: Discovery' is viewable offline with a catch

We're inching closer to a future where more of our streaming services make their offerings available offline. The latest is CBS All Access, as spotted by TechCr...

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

20 Enterprising Facts About Star Trek

On this day in 1966, Gene Roddenberry's galaxy-spanning saga debuted and transformed sci-fi TV into a genre rich with multilayered drama, ethnic diversity, and real-world issues

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Sir Patrick Stewart Returning to Iconic Picard Role

News - Sir Patrick Stewart will be returning to his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard in a new CBS All Access Star Trek series...

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Quentin Tarantino's 'Star Trek' Will be R-Rated Says Zachary Quinto

Quentin Tarantino may be boldly taking Star Trek where it has never gone before, into an R-rated movie.Star Trek film star Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock, recently spoke to USA Today about his future with the franchise. In discussing Tarantino’s Star T

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

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.

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

Mego Toys Returns With Retro Line Of Figures Coming To Target, Including ‘Star Trek’ – TrekMovie.com

The 1970s are coming back from the company that made the first big wave of mainstream 'Star Trek' toys.

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: 20 Things Wrong With TNG Everyone Chooses To Ignore

From the interpretation of the Prime Directive to Picard's accent, there are a lot of problems with Star Trek: The Next Generation that we overlook.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The cast of J.J. Abrams' reboot is ready to beam aboard Tarantino's Star Trek movie

Ever since we received confirmation that Paramount is busy working on two separate Star Trek films, the fairly obvious assumption is that one of them is the much-ballyhooed, R-rated, Quentin Tarantino-directed installment of the franchise. And now we know

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek vs Transformers

News - It’ll be Star Trek vs Transformers this fall, with the Enterprise crew taking on the shape-changing robots of Cybertron. Yes, it’s true. IDW Publishing, in September, will release...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Captain Kirk Returns to the Bridge

News - William Shatner returned to the bridge of the U. S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 with a visit to the Star Trek: Original Series Set Tour. Details at...

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

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?

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

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.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Fan Attempting To Chronicle Every Video Error in the Franchise

Star Trek fans are passionate fans. From deep, detailed knowledge of the show's many characters, [...]

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy stashed Tootsie Pops in his Tricorder

Mr. Spock's candy habits help authenticate classic 'Star Trek' props.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Here's what Spock was originally going to look like on 'Star Trek'

"Wagon Train to the stars." That was famously the basic pitch from Gene Roddenberry when he was explaining his science-fiction series Star Trek. While the voyages of the Enterprise certainly share some narrative similarities with that wandering Western show, the influences behind Star Trek run a little deeper.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery's Second Season Might Feature More Traditional Trek Touches

Star Trek: Discovery has been different than the iterations of Trek to come before it, in ways both delightful and infuriating. But the second season might be playing with at least a few more elements from the traditional Star Trek toybox.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: Inside “The Trouble with Tribbles,” 50 Years Later | Vanity Fair

Dismissed as “frivolous” by Mr. Spock himself, the episode—in which the U.S.S. Enterprise is overrun by fuzzy creatures—started with a 23-year-old college student taking inspiration from his pet mice.

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.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The greatest episode of 'Star Trek' was nearly far, far different

In some alternate timeline, "City on the Edge of Forever" has a flawed Kirk and a darker plot.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Shatner Wasn't Initially Too Keen on Khan in Star Trek II

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan was a success on the strength of its villain. But the William Shatner wasn’t sure a returning series villain was such a good idea.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The First Mashable Comic-Con Awards

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

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Star Trek: Discovery Sets Premiere Date

Star Trek News - The latest chapter in the Star Trek saga has its premiere date -- with the 15-episode season set to be released in two chapters. Read below for specifics.  

Entertainment | Star Trek News

First Look: Star Trek Discovery Unveils Trailer & Key Art

Star Trek News - Sonequa Martin-Green unveiled the Discovery trailer during the CBS upfronts today in NYC. Read on for details -- and news about premiere date, episode count and more.

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.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Worst-Kept Star Trek: Discovery Secret Revealed

Star Trek News - The worst-kept secret in the universe now has been confirmed officially: Sonequa Martin-Green will beam aboard Star Trek: Discovery. 

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Ward-Dilmore Writing Duo Calls It Quits

News  - Star Trek fiction’s longest-running writer bromance may be coming to an end. Representatives for longtime collaborators Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore released a joint statement announcing the authors would not be working together for th

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Happy 50th Anniversary, Star Trek!

Star Trek News - Star Trek actors wish the iconic franchise a Happy Birthday...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek turns 50: A look back at the desperately sad first episode | EW.com

The original Star Trek TV show is half a century old, and I’ve never loved it more. It is talky, stagebound, narcotically slow. The alien planets look like sets, or they look like hiking trails in greater Los Angeles. The characters never change, no mat

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 | Star Trek News

Artists pay tribute to 50 years of Star Trek

Star Trek 50 Artists 50 Years celebrates the rich history of the sci-fi series. Check out some of the funny, colourful and stunning pieces in the exhibition.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

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.

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 | Star Trek News

Koenig Pays Tribute to Yelchin

News - Walter Koenig, in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, paid tribute to Anton Yelchin, the young actor who'd assumed the role of Chekov from him. Details at...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek's Anton Yelchin Dead at Age 27

Anton Yelchin, who played Chekov in the new Star Trek movies, was killed in a car accident at his...

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Watch the Teaser for CBS All Access' New 'Star Trek' Series

CBS used its time in front of Madison Avenue ad buyers Wednesday to unveil a new look at its upcoming Star Trek series for digital platform CBS All Access.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

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...

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

NEW Trek Series Will Set Course For ...

Star Trek News - It's official: The new Star Trek series will roll camera this fall. Details at...

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'.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Crew That Faced the Toughest Enemies Was...

Star Trek News - More than 4,000 fans voted in the latest StarTrek.com poll and, according to them, the crew that faced the toughest enemies was...

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 | Miscellanneous Trek

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.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

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

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 | Star Trek News

Smithsonian: USS Enterprise Conservation Begins Phase II - AirSpaceAirSpace

Stardate 1601.28: After a year of extensive research, conservation work on the original studio model of the USS Enterprise is now underway in the Museum’s spacedock. Our goal is to stabilize the model and return it to its appearance from August of 1967

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.