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Rarely-Seen Performances by 16 Star Trek Actors

(Video Link) At blastr, Adam-Troy Castro compiled videos of little-known performances by Star Trek actors in television shows and movies outside of Star Trek. Among them is this oddity featuring Kate Mulgrew, who played Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager. Mulgrew held the title role in Mrs. Columbo, a mystery show about the wife of [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bing Crosby

You know him as the man who sang “White Christmas” and co-starred in a slew of movies with Bob Hope, but what don’t you know about Bing Crosby? Here are five facts that might surprise you. 1. He Got His Name from a Comic Strip The entertainer was born Harry Lillis Crosby, which doesn’t have quite [...]

Trivial Pursuit Trivia

During a game of Scrabble in December of 1979, Canadian journalists Chris Haney and Scott Abbott decided to create their own board game. They sketched out the basic concept in a single evening, and they doodled several game board designs before settling on a “ship’s wheel” with six spokes leading to the center winner’s circle. [...]