The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 Seasons

Star Trek: The Next Generation had a huge legacy to live up to. Not just the thought-provoking storytelling of the original series — but also the amazing insane costumes. But TNG rose to the challenge. Here's our roundup of the most epic costumes in the Next Generation's first few seasons. » 1/23/14 5:04pm 1/23/14 5:04pm

Corsets meet Star Trek in these Victorian Starfleet uniform dresses

For those times when you're flung unexpectedly back in time—or if you just don't want to change clothes between work and your favorite holonovel—cosplayer Genovefa has dreamed up these Starfleet-themed dresses with long skirts and a bit of Victorian-inspired corsetry. » 12/08/13 10:25pm 12/08/13 10:25pm

Top 25 Scariest Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Episodes of All Time

Science fiction and fantasy take us into the unknown, which is inherently somewhat scary — but sometimes, they go way further. Last week, we shared part one of our list of the top 50 scariest science fiction and fantasy TV episodes. But now, here are the 25 scariest television episodes of all time! » 10/23/13 5:26pm 10/23/13 5:26pm

The Most Ridiculous Mystical Pregnancies in Fiction

The magic pregnancy is a staple science fiction and fantasy fiction. Whether it's the impending birth of a savior, the coming of some form of Antichrist, or some kind of experiment, speculative fiction has been the home of a lot of ridiculous stories of pregnancy and birth. Here are the most absurd ones. » 10/13/13 10:00pm 10/13/13 10:00pm

Slut Shaming and Concern Trolling in Geek Culture

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Last month, science geek and costumer Emily Finke attended a sci fi convention dressed in a screen-accurate uniform from Star Trek: TOS, where she was met with microaggression, mock-concern and men intent on outing her as a Fake Geek Girl. So she decided to write something, "because I haven't caused enough flame wars on … » 6/07/13 11:54am 6/07/13 11:54am

Tom Hardy's 2002 Screen Test: Intergalactic Hotness From Day One

Most of us can agree that Tom Hardy — what with his handsome face, athletic build and British accent — is a very attractive man, but has that always been the case? If Hardy's screen test for Star Trek: Nemesis is any indication, that face, body and accent have all been serving him well since at least 2002 (he… » 7/31/12 11:00am 7/31/12 11:00am

President Obama Lives Out His Nerdiest Fantasy

Here is President Obama flashing the Vulcan salute during a visit from Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura. She went to the Oval Office back in February but didn't tweet out the photo until today. This must have been a dream come true for the president, who is an admitted fan of Star Trek and confessed to… » 4/04/12 11:15pm 4/04/12 11:15pm