From TED Ed: "What do Game of Thrones’ Dothraki, Avatar’s Na’vi, Star Trek’s Klingon and LOTR’s Elvish have in common? They are all fantasy constructed languages, or conlangs. Conlangs have all the delicious complexities of real languages: a high volume of words, grammar rules, and room for messiness and evolution. John McWhorter explains why these invented languages captivate fans long past the rolling credits."
Gizmodo takes a peek at the next series in the seemingly inexhaustible Star Trek franchise, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (premiering May 5 on Paramount+). On the surface Strange New Worlds, set to premiere May 5 on Paramount+, sits at a peculiar crossroads. It is, technically, a spinoff-prequel-sequel to the second season of Star Trek:… READ THE REST
No matter how much my fellow nerdy brethren tried to push the Next Generation era of Star Trek on me in high school, I resisted their attempts. I grew up with the 60s version of Star Trek. In my mind, having another crew helm the Enterprise was an outlandish proposition. I'm not sure why I was so stubborn, but I… READ THE REST
Above, a compilation of the iconic Vulcan salutation. The spoken line was penned by Theodore Sturgeon for the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "Amok Time" (1967) while the accompanying hand gesture is of Jewish origin. From Memory Alpha: The Vulcan salute was devised by Leonard Nimoy, based on a gesture made by various Jewish… READ THE REST
Whether gaming in your spare time or burying yourself in spreadsheets at your 9-to-5, efficiency matters. And while you may have the latest and greatest laptop or smartphone to work on, its small screen can totally kill your enjoyment, especially when you're hopping over to different apps or watching your favorite streaming content. If you're looking for a way… READ THE REST
The world is full of reasons to love dogs. How could you not? They are cute, kind, thoughtful, and always trying to make friends. The world is also full of reasons to love technology. But is there a way to bring these two together? Is the world ready for robotic dogs? The answer is yes! Petoi just… READ THE REST
If there was ever a time to refresh what's going on in that noggin, it's now that you're finally digging into new technology instead of the old hat ways you're used to. You've finally got a good hold on life, and now it's time to elevate your value. This Unlimited Lifetime Learning Subscription Bundle is perfect for… READ THE REST