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Data, Geordi LaForge and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Celebrity physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a podcast called Star Talk. He recently invited Data and Geordi LaForge, the actors who played Brent Spiner and LeVar Burton on Star Trek: The Next Generation,* onto the show. You can listen to it at the link. Link -via Tor *I reject your reality and substitute my own.

“Engage” – Star Trek TNG’s Ending Scene Montage

Star Trek: The Next Generation had a habit of ending on a positive note, particularly in the first season before those pesky Borg showed up in Season 2. No matter what troubles the crew had seen during their adventure, the episodes generally ended with Picard specifying a new course and then saying “Engage” as [...]

Beyonce’s "All the Trekkie Ladies"

(Video Link) Not sufficiently retro for you? Then you could try the Andy Griffith version of “Single Ladies.” As for me, I think that we should start an Internet movement to summon Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, and LeVar Burton together to present a real-life version of this video. -via The Mary Sue | Previously: Wrinkled Ladies

Geordi LaForge Offers to Help NASA

Actor LeVar Burton played Geordi LaForge, the chief engineer on board the Enterprise in Star Trek: The Next Generation. NASA had some problems with the space shuttle launch, so Burton offered his technical expertise. Link via Urlesque

Vintage Reading Rainbow: BEES

How do beekeepers get honey out of honeycombs? Would you believe it involves a gigantic centrifuge and some 90’s rap? (Well, the latter is just edutainment, not technically part of the extraction process.) Anyway, this vintage Reading Rainbow clip explains the process a beekeeper goes through to harvest the honey, then there’s a segment with [...]