No, It's Not Illegal To "Spock" Your Fives In Canada

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's death, a number of Canadians have taken to the practice of converting the portrait of Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier on the Canadian $5 bill into the iconic image of Mr. Spock. According to the Bank of Canada, defacing bills is not illegal — but it's not without consequences. » 3/03/15 6:20am Today 6:20am

Artist Puts Original 1960s Enterprise Model Into Star Trek Movie Scenes

The 1965 model of the U.S.S. Enterprise usually hangs in the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum, but right now it's being restored. It's still a thing of incredible beauty, even after 50 years. So artist Nick Acosta took photos of the original model as it is now, and inserted it into iconic shots from the Star Trek » 2/26/15 12:22pm Thursday 12:22pm

What If This '70s Era Star Trek Sequel Series Had Actually Gotten Made?

Star Trek is one of the most wildly successful TV and movie franchises, but even it had some missteps along the way. Here's the story of the never made Star Trek sequel series that tried to get itself off the ground almost 40 years ago — and how some of its plotlines eventually did make it to TV after all. » 2/25/15 4:20pm 2/25/15 4:20pm

The Greatest TV Episodes Where Someone Lives A Whole Lifetime In One Day

One of the annoying things about real life is, you can only gain experience by getting older. You can't just luck into a trove of experience points and level up painlessly. Except on a lot of science fiction TV shows, there's a loophole. Here are seven episodes where someone lives for years, while no time passes. » 2/20/15 8:00am 2/20/15 8:00am

Funko's Star Trek Figures Boldly Go Where Many Figures Have Gone Before

Star Trek: The Original Series is no stranger to retro action figures - hell, it got its own Mego line in the 70's, and there were the 90's playmates figures. But now Funko are turning their ReAction series to Trek for a third swing at the retro bat, and the first figures are pretty decent. » 2/13/15 11:40am 2/13/15 11:40am

What's The Most Ridiculous Way Someone Took Over The U.S.S. Enterprise?

There's one thing that's constant, across all of Star Trek: Starfleet vessels are ridiculously easy to take over. Especially if they're named "Enterprise". But what's the absolute silliest way that someone once seized control over the Enterprise? (Including in TNG, Enterprise, comics, books, other media)? » 2/12/15 2:00pm 2/12/15 2:00pm

10 Villains Who Were Supposed To Come Back... And Never Did

Every villain always threatens to return and wreak vengeance. No baddie worth their salt ever gets beaten and then announces they're going to retire. But some villains make an especially big noise about how they'll be back... and then, crickets. Here are 10 villains who made a big splash, and were never seen again. » 2/11/15 10:15am 2/11/15 10:15am

Kirk Brawls With Vader In This Glorious Star Trek Vs. Star Wars Trailer

It's the age old question that has seen nerds gesticulate wildly at each other for decades - Enterprise vs. Star Destroyer. Bat'leth vs. Lightsaber. Vader vs. Kirk. But it turns out there are only winners (that's us) when Star Wars and Star Trek go toe-to-toe in this very silly, very fun trailer mashup. » 2/06/15 5:01pm 2/06/15 5:01pm

The Truth About What Went Wrong With The Third Season Of Star Trek

The original Star Trek was a revolutionary television show... that came to an ignominious end. The classic space opera saw a huge drop in quality in its final season, and then was cancelled. Legend has it the ratings were terrible, and the new producer, Fred Freiberger, ruined it. But the truth is a bit more… » 2/05/15 1:34pm 2/05/15 1:34pm

The 5 Best And 5 Worst "I Wanted to Get Caught" Villain Schemes

Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the… » 2/05/15 10:08am 2/05/15 10:08am

10 Catch Phrases You Swore You'd Never Use (And When You Used Them)

Science fiction and fantasy are full of great quotable phrases — but some are damn near irresistible. No matter how hard you struggle, these phrases worm their way into your consciousness. No matter how much you deny it, you let them back out. Here's a list of 10 phrases too good not to repeat. » 2/03/15 10:00am 2/03/15 10:00am

There's Something Horribly, Unspeakably Wrong With Picard's Uniform

The old Star Trek: TNG joke is that even though its the 24th century, somehow Starfleet never discovered a cure for Picard's baldness. But apparently, they also couldn't even manage to give their highest-ranking officers uniforms that fit, as this amazing (and hilariously lengthy) supercut proves. » 1/23/15 3:40pm 1/23/15 3:40pm