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Khan’s Child

Did you think you know everything there is to know about Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan? Did you know about the Khan baby? Dvin Faraci of Badass Digest has the scoop: You may think [...]

The Late Movies: Khan Academy

Khan Academy provides free instructional videos (among many other things) for K-12 kids to learn about a variety of topics (the site currently boasts a library of over 2,600 videos!). You can read more about Khan or just dive into some awesome learning. Below, I’ve rounded up a few starter videos to give [...]

William Shanter Leads 3,000 People in a Great "KHAN!"

(Video Link) In a famous scene in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Admiral Kirk screamed “Khan!” in rage and despair against his enemy, Khan Noonien Singh. This has become one of the great battlecries of Trekkies everywhere. So, appropriately, William Shatner led 3,000 fans in this call at Comic-Con. Behold its majesty, and tremble. -via [...]

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Puppets

(YouTube link) Well, there’s no Ricardo Montalbán here, but there are papercraft puppets. Sorry, Ricardo. You’ll never be replaced, and your Khan ‘do is teh sex, but I sorta-kinda love this to pieces. I present Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, complete – in 60 seconds. With puppets. Link

Genghis Khan vs. Global Warming

There are hybrids, cap-and-trade, and wind energy … and then there’s Genghis Khan. Guess which one has the biggest environmental impact? Genghis Khan’s Mongol invasion in the 13th and 14th centuries was so vast that it may have been the first instance in history of a single culture causing man-made climate change, according to new research [...]

Khan Shatyry

Khan Shatyry Entertainment Center (“Royal Marquee”) is a giant transparent tent in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. The architectural project was unveiled by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on 9 December 2006.The 150m-high (500 ft) tent has a 200m elliptical base covering 140,000 square meters. Underneath the tent, an area larger than 10 [...]

The search for Genghis Khan

Legend has it that when Genghis Khan died in 1227 his lieutenants went to great lengths to keep his death a secret including the murder of anyone …