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  1. Canadian Bank Bosses Call For An End To Spock Bank Note TributesRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | ContactMusic.com

    Executives at Canada's central bank have urged Star Trek fans to stop a campaign to deface currency as a tribute to late actor Leonard Nimoy . A drive was launched in the aftermath of Nimoy's death on Friday to ink the features of his most famous character, Star Trek's Mr. Spock, on five dollar bills showing a portrait of Canada's seventh prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier.

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  2. RIP Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Sand Trap

    ... this morning. Many of us went into science and engineering after being inspired by shows like Star Trek. Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first ...

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  3. Letter: Credit Joseph Jefferson for Vulcan's phraseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Most people who even vaguely knew of the popular 1960s television show "Star Trek" were saddened to learn actor Leonard Nimoy died Feb. 27 due to complications from COPD, which he attributed to years of smoking, although he gave up that habit years ago. As the pointy-eared Vulcan alien in that show, he frequently pronounced the words: "May you live long and prosper."

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  4. Vietnam Airlines unveils new uniforms for attendants, pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... flight attendants, but changed the color from red to blue, for economy class, and yellow, for business class. Leonard Nimoy, the actor behind one of pop culture's most famous and distinctive fictional characters, the half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock ...

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  5. No, It's Not a Crime to Make the Face on a Canadian $5 Bill Look Like SpockRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Leonard Nimoy poses at a party celebrating the DVD release of "Star Trek Into Darkness" at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, California on Sept. 10, 2013 Canadians honoring the memory of Leonard Nimoy by altering older versions of the country's $5 bill to look like Star Trek' s Spock are not breaking the law, according to officials.

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  6. Opinion: As long as we remember him...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Leonard Nimoy's question - "who am I if I have no enemy to define me?" - anticipated the post-Cold War preoccupation of international relations scholars with the issue of identity rather than older questions of material power. LEONARD NIMOY, best known for his portrayal of "Star Trek's" Spock, has died at age 83. "Star Trek" was a highly political show, and Nimoy, through his acting and writing, was at the heart of it.

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  7. Actor turned background TV role into 'everybody's favourite alien'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Leonard Nimoy, who has died aged 83, was an obscure character actor in films and on television before achieving celebrity as the logical, emotionless alien Mr Spock in the 1960s television series Star Trek . Nimoy redefined the character from the minor one envisaged at the show's conception into the most memorable.

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  8. Leonard Nimoy, rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    Beloved actor and science fiction icon Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as "Star Trek's" logical Mr. Spock, died Friday morning in his Los Angeles residence at age 83. The death, while deeply saddening, was not entirely a surprise: Nimoy recently announced his diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . His family confirmed COPD as the cause of death.

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  9. Boldly go ahead, doodlers: bank says 'Spocking' Laurier on $5 not illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    A likeness of Leonard Nimoy is drawn on a $5 bill in a handout photo. It turns out there's not a lot of logic in the belief that it's against the law to Vulcanize Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the $5 bill.The death of Leonard Nimoy last week inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up banknotes that show the former prime minister transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.

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  10. Westboro Baptist Church Didn'tPicket Leonard Nimoy's FuneralBecause They Couldn't Find ItRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    ... millions of people, had passed away - so they decided to make it all about them. Apparently, they weren't Leonard Nimoy fans: While it's quite possible (read: absolutely clear) that the Church was picking on Nimoy because he was a famous person and ...

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  11. Leonard Nimoy, Spock of 'Star Trek,' Has Beamed UpRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The George Towner

    When our friends or mentors, our parents or children, lovers or acquaintances, famous people we know personally not at all, or even our pets die, we weep, we mourn, we grieve, we gather in ceremonial aspects and places and sing and weep some more. Leonard Nimoy, the actor who portrayed the inscrutable, pointy-eared Vulcan for three seasons and a number of films, would no doubt have been amused by the reaction, but not surprised.

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  12. William Shatner on why he missed Leonard Nimoy's funeral: "I did my best"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    William Shatner has explained why he missed his former co-star and friend Leonard Nimoy's funeral, insisting "I did my best". Star Trek actor Leonard, famous for playing Spock, died on Friday aged 83 after a lengthly battle with pulmonary lung disease.

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  13. News Roundup | 3.3.15Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Emory Wheel

    ... bystander. Officers said they opened fire after the man attempted to wrestle their weapons from them. a Actor Leonard Nimoy, known for his portrayal of the "Star Trek" character Spock, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 83 on ...

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  14. The Political Mr. SpockRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Yorker

    ... to Twitter at warp speed, and the furor was put to rest only when the galaxy's leading expert on the topic, Leonard Nimoy, tweeted , "Only a Vulcan mind meld will help with this congress." The gaffe was quickly forgiven. Obama was a self-proclaimed ...

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  15. Canadians 'Spocking' paper money, pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Canadians are honoring the passing of Leonard Nimoy by reviving the practice of immortalizing Spock on their five dollar bills. Jen Markham has the story.

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  16. GalaxyFest 2015 scores big with sci-fi cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... definitely one of the highlights of the con. This year's event came just days after the sad passing of icon Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek' cosplay was well represented at this year's GalaxyFest. As always, the location was at the gorgeous Antlers Hilton ...

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  17. Remembering Leonard Nimoy - eulogyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    The following is an edited version of the eulogy for actor-director-artist Leonard Nimoy given by Rabbi John L. Rosove of Temple Israel of Hollywood at the family's private funeral on March 1. Rosove was not only Nimoy's longtime friend and rabbi, but also is a cousin to Nimoy's wife, Susan Bay Nimoy. Leonard Nimoy died on Friday, Feb. 27, at his home in Los Angeles.

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  18. Defacing Canadian MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AL6400 Blog

    I was actually surprised to see this on the news today. As many may have heard, the actor Leonard Nimoy passed away recently.

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  19. Vulcan Hand Salute: Space Photo From Astronaut Honors Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    In a touching tribute to Leonard Nimoy, an astronaut tweeted from space a picture of his hand in a Vulcan salute, seen clearly over Nimoy's home state of Massachusetts on Earth below. International Space Station Astronaut Terry Virts shared an image of Spock's signature gesture, in which the person saluting forms a gap between his middle and ring finger.

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  20. R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy: Twitter's Most Poignant MemorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Unicorn Booty

    Unless you live where no man has gone before, you've probably heard that actor Leonard Nimoy - the man who played Mr. Spock in the original Star Trek series - died this morning at age 83 after going into the hospital for chest pains related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Naturally, fans and admirers have been reacting on Twitter.

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