Tag: Star Trek

Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies In Car Crash [VIDEO]

Anton Yelchin, a young actor known for his role as Chekov in the new Star Trek franchise was killed in a fatal car crash on Sunday morning, according to his publicist. He was only 27 years old. Yelchin was an only child, born in Russia to figure-skating parents.

Canada: ‘Spocking’ $5 notes not illegal, but illogical [VIDEO]

Canada’s central bank is urging citizens to stop defacing their $5 notes in a tribute to deceased actor Leonard Nimoy. In a trend dubbed “Spocking,” Canadians have taken to drawing pointy ears and tiled brows on top of Canada’s seventh prime minister, Sir. Wilfrid Laurier, to make him look like Mr. Spock, the half-Vulcan, half-human…

Live long and prosper – Leonard Nimoy, Spock, dead at 83 [VIDEO]

Leonard Nimoy, best known as Mr. Spock on “Star Trek,” has died, according to family members who confirmed his death to multiple media outlets. He was 83. His last tweet and words were, “LLAP Live Long and Prosper” A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.…

Holy Spock! BlackBerry Inventor Now Wants To Build Star Trek-Like Tricorder

Holy Spock! BlackBerry Inventor Now Wants To Build Star Trek-Like Tricorder Mike Lazaridis, inventor of the BlackBerry smartphone, is starting a $100 million quantum technology fund that’s aiming to turn devices like the medical tricorder from β€œStar Trek” into reality. β€œWhat we’re excited about is these little gems coming out,” Lazaridis said in an interview…