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The Starfleet Academy Experience will turn Trekkies into cadets in 2016

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa will be the launch pad for an interactive experience that aims to raise interest in science and math skills using "Star Trek" tech.

By July 8, 2015

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Trekkies, rejoice; your smartphone communicator is coming

Bluetooth me up, Scotty. An original series "Star Trek" communicator smartphone handset will make you feel like you're exploring strange new worlds.

By July 7, 2015

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Geeks, gamers and Trekkies most likely to pay with Apple Watch, survey says

Technically Incorrect: A survey asks Americans who they think will most likely pay for items by waving their Apple Watch at a scanner.

By April 25, 2015

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Actor William Shatner to host first official 'Star Trek' cruise

Pack your bags, Trekkies. Captain Kirk himself, aka William Shatner, is hosting an official "Star Trek" cruise to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved sci-fi series.

By August 13, 2015

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Why this old-school Trekkie loves the 'Star Trek' reboots

Crave writer Amanda Kooser, a longtime Trekkie, looks at "Star Trek Into Darkness" through the lens of a long "Star Trek" history and (mostly) embraces the new ways.

By May 18, 2013

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Trekkies conquer contest to name Pluto moons

And we have our winners! Two Plutonian moons get new names after nearly half a million votes stream in from the Internet community.

By February 25, 2013

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J.J. Abrams grants movie wish to dying Trekkie

A Trekkie with cancer wants to see the latest "Star Trek" movie, but may miss the May premiere due to declining health. A friend makes a plea on Reddit and "Trek" director J.J. Abrams comes to the rescue.

By January 3, 2013

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Museum of Science Fiction might be coming to DC

Trekkies and wanna-be Mars colonists might soon have a permanent brick-and-mortar site for sharing their love of all things science fiction.

By November 5, 2013

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Trekkie forced to sink Voyager-themed flat

Lifelong U.K. sci-fi fan Tony Alleyne must take apart his "Star Trek"-themed abode so it can be listed as a "conventional property." Conventionality is so overrated.

By January 24, 2012

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From phasers to warp, the sound design of 'Star Trek'

Much to the delight of Trekkies and science fiction fans everywhere, "Star Trek Into Darkness" zooms into theaters this weekend. Moviegoers will see big names such as Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana in the credits, but may miss another key role: that of sound designer. CNET's Kara Tsuboi brings us this behind-the-scenes listen of how the sound effects were created in a studio far from Hollywood.

By May 17, 2013