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Spock Block Approved

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Encinitas’ City Council has approved a temporary road name change in honor of Leonard Nimoy. The “Spock Block” proclamation will take place on Nimoy’s birthday, March 26. “Spock Block” will be a square city block in downtown Encinitas. The borders of “Spock Block” will include Vulcan Avenue, Cornish Drive, D Street and E Street. Encinitas […]

Zachary Quinto And President Obama Remember Leonard Nimoy An Icon For Two Generations

The first series of Star Trek, now referred to as The Original Series, ran in 1966 on NBC. With James T. Kirk at the helm of the starship Enterprise. Star Trek went, where no man had gone before on interstellar adventures, throughout the ‘United Federation of Planets’. Show More Summary

Quinto and Conan Remember Leonard Nimoy: Trek Star Made Co-Co “Freak Out”

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi :

In the latest of what will no doubt be a very long series of memorials for Leonard Nimoy, Spock heir apparent Zachary Quinto and Conan O’Brien discussed the late actor and director on the latter’s show last night. Quinto dropped by Conan last night to promote NBC’s The Slap, but of course the pair reminisced […]

Quinto’s Conan Appearance: Remembering Nimoy

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Last night, Zachary Quinto was on Conan and the actor spoke about losing his friend and mentor, Leonard Nimoy. Other topics on the show included his Girls character Ace, his hair styles, Edward Snowden and privacy, and “the slap.” “[Nimoy and I] were very, very close,” said Quinto. “and losing him was really difficult obviously. […]

Zachary Quinto sweetly remembers Leonard Nimoy's legacy

Zachary Quinto appeared on Tuesday's Conan and remembered how legendary actor Leonard Nimoy, who died on Feb. 27, affected, not only his life, but millions of others' lives Nimoy originally played Spock in the Star Trek franchise, but...Show More Summary

Your Headphones Will Live Long and Prosper With These 3D Vulcan Ears

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

Inspired by the passing of the great Leonard Nimoy, a San Francisco designer who goes by the handle vknt hit the CAD program (Fusion 360, if you’re familiar) and created a design for a pair of Vulcan ears that can be made to fit over any pair of headphone or earmuffs. Show More Summary

Live Long

When your father shows you The Wrath of Khan at a young age, you develop an appreciation for the late Leonard Nimoy, whose death scene as Spock in that film is among his most famous performances. For Jen Girdish, that appreciation led to this essay, which reflects on Nimoy, her father’s own death and the […]

Whose deaths get official Obama mention?

7 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Leonard Nimoy, Minnie "Mr. White Sox" Minoso, Ruby Dee. How does the White House decide whose death should be publicly noted by the President? Read the rest

Elite: Dangerous Gets a Leonard Nimoy Memorial Spacestation

In memory of the Star Trek legend, a planet named Vulcan, and the Leonard Nimoy spacestation, have made their way to Elite.

Star Trek, Mr. Spock, and a Highly Sought-After Future

The following is a guest contributed post by Dr. Nick van Terheyden, CMIO of Nuance Communications. Like many others, I was deeply saddened to hear about Leonard Nimoy’s passing.  He was a great actor, but more importantly, a wonderful advocate who used his fame to raise awareness about the health dangers of smoking, and to serve […]

Let Me Finish: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Chris Matthews writes a passionate “Let Me Finish” remembering Leonard Nimoy and the days of Star Trek, a saga about “the infinite struggle to find the human...

Watch it Again: Leonard Nimoy at Phoenix Comicon 2011

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Slice of SciFi

Courtesy of Tempe video journalist Greg Nosek, you can watch this convention appearance by Leonard Nimoy, from our very own Phoenix Comicon back in 2011. We will miss him, but the humor, heart and soul, can never fade....

The Mummy Returns

My post on March 2nd about Kukai’s sokushin jobutsu would have had more context if today’s post had preceded it. I meant to post this piece the previous Friday, but the deaths of Ruth Denison, Leonard Nimoy, and Avijit Roy changed my plan, and then I forgot that I had not posted it. In any [...]

Leonard Nimoy: no mere Jewish celebrity, but a Jew to celebrate

7 months agoReligion / Judaism : Jewschool

In the passing of Leonard Nimoy, we didn't just lose a Jewish celebrity; we lost a Jew whose celebrity made him into one of the greatest Jewish role models available to generations of Jews. The post Leonard Nimoy: no mere Jewish celebrity, but a Jew to celebrate appeared first on Jewschool.

Hit Sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Tackles Serious Issues Alongside The Comedy

The Big Bang Theory has of late been showing its more serious side. The hit comedy show honored the late Leonard Nimoy at the end of February, and continues to remember its own late actress, Carol Ann Susi. In “The Leftover Thermalization”...Show More Summary

Live Long and Prosper T-Shirt

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

The man. The myth. The legend. The ears! Pay your respects to Leonard Nimoy in Star Trek style with the Live Long and Prosper T-Shirt, which lets his memory help others to possibly explore strange new worlds and go where nobody has gone before. Mr. Spock might be gone but his memory lives on with […]

Author Temple Grandin: Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. Spock helped autistic people connect with their loved ones

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

By Temple Grandin, Colorado State University Editor’s Note: Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and an advocate for people with autism, wrote eloquently about her identification with Spock, the half-Vulcan character in TV’s Star Trek, in her 1996 autobiography...

The Awesome Favor Leonard Nimoy Once Did For Another Star Trek Cast Member

Leonard Nimoy's Spock character was known for his moral compass on Star Trek and in real life, and he once used his abilities to help out a cast member on the set of the original Star Trek series. Catch the full story after the jump. Click To Continue Reading

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