"The Trouble with Tribbles" retold to the tune of Taylor Swift's "I…

Josh Millard wrote and performed this musical retelling of the classic Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles," with a little help from Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble." Let "I Knew You Were Tribbles" serve as a warning to anyone who brings furry little breeders home without getting their full backstory. » 3/10/13 3:00pm 3/10/13 3:00pm

Cuddlebots can recognize you by touch alone

It appears that an iconic piece of the 23rd century just landed at the University of British Columbia's SPIN Lab. It's called Cuddlebot, and it looks — and even responds — in a way that's eerily reminiscent of Star Trek's tribbles. Developed by Anna Flagg, it can sense and react to nine different kinds of gestures.… » 2/13/13 4:00pm 2/13/13 4:00pm

Are you as tall as a Dalek? Consult this 7-foot-tall science fiction…

Yesterday we discussed at what age it's appropriate to allow your children to watch darker science fiction classics. And once your kids get over their fear of Spock's eyebrows, you can chart their height on this nifty poster. » 3/29/11 7:30am 3/29/11 7:30am

20 Best (And 20 Worst) Pets In Science Fiction

When humans finally conquer space, we'll still want to keep other creatures as pets. Some science-fiction pets are among our favorite characters, but others, you just want to flush out the airlock. Here's our list of the best and worst. » 6/24/09 5:00pm 6/24/09 5:00pm

Choose Your Next Star Trek Villains

No sooner has Star Trek been released than people have started throwing around ideas for a sequel. Klingons? Khan? The Borg? We'd like your opinions, please: Who should NuKirk jerk around next? » 5/14/09 9:00am 5/14/09 9:00am

Deciding On The Ideal Gift No Longer Any Tribble

You now have your chance to own a piece of television history... If, by "history," I mean "prop from Deep Space Nine that resembles Donald Trump's hairpiece. Yes, genuine Star Trek Tribbles are for sale. » 3/15/09 9:00am 3/15/09 9:00am