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Why Deep Space Nine is the unexpected western of the Star Trek universe, and deserves a revisit

Star Trek is in the air this season – and doubly so in Canada. Bryan Fuller’s new Star Trek television series will begin filming in Toronto this …

Go Beyond ‘Star Trek Beyond’ With A Look At All The Nods To The Original Series

It’s time to go<p>Star Trek Bath & Beyondbeyond <i>Star Trek Beyond</i>. And by “it’s time,” we mean vigilant geek media observer Mr. Sunday Movies has made a trivia-stuffed video on the subject and we’re in the mood to have an enthusiastic blab about it.<p><i>Star Trek Beyond</i> has opened to some pretty warm reviews …

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Debate: Who Was The Best Captain In Star Trek?

Who best led us where no man has gone before?<p>With the release of <i>Star Trek: Beyond</i> on Friday, it's Star Trek week here at <i>Popular Science</i>. One of the ways our staff is celebrating is by lifting the veil on one of our nerdiest moments yet. Photo Director Thomas Payne, Social Media Editor Jason …

You May Have Forgotten That These Now-Famous Actors Appeared On ‘Tales From The Crypt’

Much like its less campy, more eerie predecessor, <i>The Twilight Zone, Tales From the Crypt</i> became a pop culture phenomenon based on a reputation for highly entertaining storytelling and notable guest stars. Some actors were even fortunate enough to appear on both series — looking at you, Don Rickles. …

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Star Trek Beyond

The big debate shouldn't be if this is the best <i>Star Trek</i> film ever. The more interesting conversation is about whether <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> is a better sci-fi space adventure film than 2015's <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. On most levels, the answer is yes.<p>(Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)<p>Zoe Saldana …

'Star Trek: Discovery' is name of new Trek series, featuring a new ship, the USS Discovery

The future of the Star Trek universe will be full of Discovery...the USS Discovery that is.<p>The ship was unveiled as part of the Star Trek 50th anniversary panel Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con, where the name of the 2017 CBS TV series was also unveiled: "Star Trek: Discovery."<p>Showrunner Bryan …

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Tell-All Book Reveals the Uncensored History of 'Star Trek'

<i>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</i><p>Here's a question: What TV show did entertainment powerhouse Lucille Ball save from cancellation that was not "I Love Lucy"? The answer is "Star Trek."<p>Here's another one: Who convinced actress Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura in the …

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3 generations of paratroopers proudly make history in the sky<p>Raging Boxcar wildfire in Oregon prompts evacuation orders<p>Summer travel deals can mean a …

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The Last Ship Postmortem: Eric Dane Breaks Down That Sizzling Moment

On this week's <i>The Last Ship</i>, Tom Chandler (Eric Dane) let his softer side come out as he shared a kiss with the latest addition to the Nathan James' …

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Sleep tight: genome secrets could help beat the bedbug's bite

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst for human blood. Vampires? No. Bedbugs!<p>These tiny insects have staged a global resurgence in the past two decades after being nearly eradicated in many regions, but scientists on Tuesday unveiled a …

How black and white cats get their patchy fur - and why it could help explain health defects

Research suggests distinctive piebald patterns on cats, horses and mice are caused by cells dividing too slowly in the womb<p>Black and white cats get their distinctive colouring because of the way their cells develop in the womb, research suggests.<p>Scientists said cats with a two-tone coat do not have …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

What Does This Mass. Boy Battling Cancer Want For His Birthday? A Bunch Of Birthday Cards

A 5-year-old Massachusetts boy battling cancer said all he wants for his upcoming birthday is a box of birthday cards.<p>Danny Nickerson, of Foxboro, …

Pointers from the Flag Code, just in time for Flag Day

<i>Hat on or off? Right or left hand? What if it gets dirty? These are some typical questions people have about customs and rules surrounding the</i> …

A Marine's story: Women set up to fail USMC’s most grueling test

<b>On the Radar</b><p>At a petite 5’3’’, Sage Santangelo may not look like a combat fighter at first glance. But the female second lieutenant has never let …

The Lost Creators Come Clean

Ten years later, they talk about their mistakes, their successes, the worst episode, and why we're all still talking about this damn show<p><b>Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse</b> are seated around the infamous hatch from <i>Lost</i>. The duo, who became the voice of the ABC series during its six-season run, have met …

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …