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# star trekkin
Star Trek actor William Shatner to rocket into space later this month
Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, announced that Shatner will blast off on 12 October.
# William Shatner
Your evening longread: William Shatner at 90 and why he doesn't worry about getting older
It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.
# resistance is futile
Quiz: How well do you know your Star Trek aliens?
# new symbol
Trump presents new Star Trek-style Space Force logo
Space Force is the first new US military service since the Air Force was created in 1947.
# New Beginning
Patrick Stewart to reprise Star Trek role as Jean-Luc Picard in new CBS series
The new series is to centre on Picard’s life post Star Trek: Next Generation.
# Invisible
It's not just Star Trek anymore - scientists are working on a real cloaking device
Researchers say they could create acoustic materials to dampen sound and appear invisible under water.
# accusation
Actor Kevin Spacey accused of 30-year-old sexual assault, comes out as gay in response
Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp has accused Spacey of assaulting him when he was 14-years-old.
Star Trek: 'I love the idealism and humanity coming together as one federation'
To a non-Trekkie, Star Trek might raise Spock-like eyebrows. Yet this is a show that inspires such dedication that its fans have kept it alive through the years. Roddenberry’s vision of a utopian future is a big part of its success, writes Alan O’Shea.
Tributes paid to "supremely talented" Anton Yelchin after his tragic death
The 27-year-old died after his car rolled backwards, pinning him to a pillar outside his house.
# Tragic accident
Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies after being struck by his own car
Police believe his car rolled back and pinned him to a pillar, in a tragic incident.
# next next generation
Set faces to stunned: A brand new Star Trek series has been confirmed
The series will introduce new characters – but CBS isn’t ruling the return of old favourites in our out.
# hidden away
There's a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house
Perfect for any trekkie with a million to burn.
# live long and prosper
The publisher of a Junior Cert English book has apologised for this mortifying mistake
And the publisher has now apologised.
# to boldly go
A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise
The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.
# live long and prosper
Lots of Canadians are "Spocking Fives" in memory of Leonard Nimoy
But, in fact, the uncanny doodles started before the Star Trek legend’s passing.
# llap
William Shatner lashes out at critics on Twitter after missing Nimoy funeral
Shatner was at a charity event in Florida, and was saddened to miss the service.
# Aural history
Fascinating... Five facts you may not have known about Spock's ears (yes, just his ears)
Star Trek producers promised Leonard Nimoy that if the pointy ears didn’t appeal to the viewing public, Spock could undergo an in-series “ear job”.
# the voyage home
An inspiration to multiple generations of scientists and astronauts ... Read NASA's moving tribute to Leonard Nimoy
Fans from around the world have been paying tribute. “Long before being nerdy was cool there was Leonard Nimoy,” President Barack Obama said.
Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83
The actor died at his home in Los Angeles this morning.
# not sexy
Beam me down Scotty: William Shatner disses Facebook app
The Facebook app ‘Mentions’, designed to let celebrities interact with their fans, has drawn the veteran Star Trekker’s ire.
# stand by me
Star Trek's Wil Wheaton gives deadly advice about being called a nerd
He had some inspiring words for a little girl at Denver Comic Con.
# jean luc pizcard
Patrick Stewart used a Starship Entrerprise pizza cutter, and filmed it
Be our grandad P-Stew. Please?
# 50 shades of trekkies
WATCH: George Takei reads Star Trek erotic fan fiction
Is it hot in here or were we hit with a heat beam?
# crushing sentiment
PICS: Adult Wesley Crusher reunited with kid Wesley Crusher's jumper
The actor Wil Wheaton has written a lovely blog post about the experience.
# Number One
Latest video indicates Patrick Stewart is coolest man alive
It is the latest in a pile of mounting evidence.
# strangers in the night
What's the deal with J.J. Abrams new trailer?
The baffling new trailer is confusing the internet.
# hashtaggin'
Not everyone gets the 'confess your unpopular opinion' hashtag
Oh hashtags! What did we do before you?
Today is 'Don't Be a Dick Day'!
Are you being a dick? Stop it!
# Watch the Throne
Liam Neeson and LeBron James together at last in mash-up basketball heaven
King James will look for you, Derrick Rose. He will find you.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Who called Lily Allen's husband and children ugly on Twitter last night?
It was all very unexpected. That and the rest of the day’s celebrity filth.
# childhood dream
These kids' school play is the the kind you've always dreamed of
Boldly going where no musical has gone before.
# need to know
Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added thumbs up (and down)
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Séamus Tiberius O'Kirk
What happens when Spock and Captain Kirk try to speak Irish?
They’re not half bad, that’s what.
# kantye west
Kanye, Kim and Justin tweeting about philosophy… it’s bound to be gas
Mix Kim Kardashian with some philosophy and away you go.
# trailers
VIDEO: Your Weekend Movies... Star Trek and muddy McConaughey
Cinema trip this weekend? brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
# trekkies
We got to see Star Trek before America! This was the reaction...
Yes, people dressed up.
# yes we khan
Is the new Star Trek any good? Here's the answer...
Benedict Cumberbatch obliterates futuristic San Francisco after a 300-year ice bath.
# beam me up scotty
Our favourite Twitter exchange of the day
William Shatner checks that all is ok with Commander Hadfield in space.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Fans
7 TV shows that were saved by their fans
Have you ever started a petition or sent random objects to TV networks to save your favourite show?