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News & articles about pop culture as a tool for positive change, both personal and social.

Geek communities become agents of change in the fight against cancer

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The Star Trek Fan Community is a close-knit one. People from across the continent, across the world, will reach out to each other, regardless of the circumstances, in support of a mutually agreeable issue. It’s a noble phenomenon and for one representative on the 2016-2017 Children’s Miracle Network Champions Tour, …

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The origins of the Klingon language, the ‘Axanar’ lawsuit and linguist Marc Okrand

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The Klingon language has been in the media spotlight due to the Axanar vs. CBS/Paramount lawsuit. I talked with the developer of the Klingon language, Marc Okrand, to see if some additional insight into the matter could be found.

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