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The Middle-earth Similarity We've All Been Ignoring

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.31.2014 | Travel

We already knew New Zealand -- and its Hobbit-inspired airline video -- were an 'LOTR' junkie's paradise. But England? Nobody told us the real Middle-...

This Is The REAL Middle-earth

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel

LOTR fans, your dream hath cometh true. There is a town in the Netherlands called Geldrop, and it's got a neighborhood where every street is named aft...

'The Lord Of The Rings' Versus 'Game Of Thrones': The Ultimate Showdown

Noble Smith | Posted 03.05.2014 | Books
Noble Smith

J.R.R. Tolkien and G.R.R. Martin have millions of devoted followers who swear that one of them is better than the other. I'm a fan of both of these great storytellers, but I believe that Middle-earth will be held up as an exemplar of fantasy (and literature) long after Westeros has faded away.

This Volcano Looks Just Like Mt. Doom

Posted 12.09.2013 | Green

Someone give Peter Jackson a call. This very real, Mordor-esque volcano lies in the Kamchatka Peninsula in far-eastern Russia, more than 5,000 mile...

A Tolkien Geek On New Hobbit Film

John_Stephens | Posted 02.05.2013 | Books
John_Stephens

I think of myself as a Tolkien geek. I've read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) more than a dozen times each. I've seen the Peter Jackson's...

Teen's 50,000-Piece LEGO Rivendell Is A Masterpiece

Posted 09.05.2012 | Teen

Blake Baer, 16, has been a LEGO enthusiast since he was four years old, but he recently set his sights on a larger, more ambitious project. Along with...

WATCH: 'Lord Of The Rings' Gets LEGO Treatment

Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment

Today from the world of video games: A fun trailer for "LEGO Lord Of The Rings." The spot highlights the infamous Gandalf-at-the-bridge scene, and ...

14 Incredible Fictional Worlds You'd Most Want to Visit (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Some people dream of visiting India or Brazil -- other people have loftier, if not impossible, travel ambitions. With the summer travel season in ...

Five Shamless Sci-Fi Oscar Robberies, Spearheaded by Avatar

Scott Thill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

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What Else "Wouldn't" He Hurt? On Flies and Presidents...

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Obama may have a charming off-hand manner, an intellect that rivals the combined IQs of his predecessor and predecessor's cabinet taken en masse, and a hot wife, but this is a man who would hurt a fly, with impunity.