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'Star Trek II' producer talks Ceti Eel, J.J. Abrams, and more (Q&A)

Robert Sallin, producer of "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," shares his experience working on the film, looks at the future of "Trek," and dishes on whether that was Ricardo Montalban's real chest.

By May 25, 2013


Inconceivable! 'The Princess Bride' is now an iOS game

Have fun storming the castle! Or maybe not...

By January 9, 2015


HoverSkate: 'It makes me feel like I am flying like Ironman'

An inventor's mini-hoverboard with skateboard wheels may be as close to "Back to the Future" as we'll ever get.

By June 2, 2014


Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014


My $190,000 flying hovercraft is full of eels

Hammacher Schlemmer gets both flighty and floaty with a winged hovercraft that can zip along at up to 70 mph.

By June 5, 2012


Does the broadcast model have a place in online radio?

Start-up Goom is using professional DJs and will eventually support user-created radio stations, but I prefer the super-targeted approach of MTT radio.

By July 29, 2009


A rock star tries to understand his world-famous physicist Dad

Mark Everett is the lead singer of rock band, EELS. He has only just come to terms with the true reality of his father, Hugh Everett and his theory of parallel universes.

By October 22, 2008


Green news harvest: Consumers affect climate change

Plus: Carbon emissions pollute oceans with noise; Suntech expanding; and could oil shortage eclipse financial crisis?

By October 3, 2008


Solar case charges 20 phones at a time

For the ultimate cell phone addicts.

By April 1, 2008


Sen. Kerry wants to ban Internet images of dog fighting

Sen. John Kerry, a Massachusetts Democrat, said in a press release on Friday that he wants to make it "illegal to transmit images of dog fighting, to run websites that cater to dog fighting." Thanks for your strong support of the First Amendment, senator.

By July 23, 2007