Step Aboard the Enterprise-D in This Amazing Star Trek Virtual Reality Demo

The current VR boom in technology has given us some pretty spectacular moments. Headsets like the Oculus Rift or HTC’s Vive even have entertainment giants planning content using them to create immersive experiences. That’s cool, sure. But none of that lets you wander around the Enterprise-D in awe, does it? »9/21/15 4:40pm9/21/15 4:40pm

Watch Patrick Stewart's unprofessionalism in Star Trek: TNG bloopers

Sir Patrick Stewart is a consummate actor whose professionalism is beyond reproach.... except when Sir Patrick Stewart isn't, because Sir Patrick Stewart can't remember his damn lines. As you might guess, this blooper reel — more of which will be on the Star Trek: TNG season 4 set released tomorrow — features the… »7/29/13 11:30am7/29/13 11:30am

Do Real-World Politics Affect Star Trek's Prime Directive?

The cardinal rule in the Star Trek universe is the Prime Directive, which forbids the super-advanced Federation from interfering with the development of less-advanced cultures. Of course every crew breaks it regularly, but some crews have broken it more than others. Since Star Trek often tries to make reference to… »3/28/08 2:12pm3/28/08 2:12pm