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Wooden light bulb shines like Sauron's eye

Designer uses Japanese carving technique to create a wooden light bulb.

By 28 May 2012


Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By 18 August 2015


X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By 24 June 2015


Belkin and Cree LEDs join the SmartThings slate

Users of the popular connected-home platform will now be able to add WeMo and Cree LEDs to their setups -- no extra hardware necessary.

By 27 February 2015


Lucky dog gets canine home modeled after the 'Up' house

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team make the ultimate canine home worth begging for -- a floating balloon doghouse from the Pixar movie "Up."

By 18 February 2015


'Lord of the Rings' litter box lets your cat poop in Middle-earth

Hollywood prop maker Tim Baker and team build an amazing Hobbit-hole litter box and Tower of Sauron cat scratching post for a super fan and his kitties.

By 17 December 2014


Fin city: A BioShock aquarium for some geeky fish

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team build a splashy tribute to the City of Rapture from the video game BioShock in the latest episode of the DIY Web series "Super Fan Builds."

By 31 December 2014


Sun spews intense solar flare just in time for the holidays

NASA unveils a video of "holiday lights on the sun" showing our closest star, clearly feeling festive, spitting out a powerful solar flare.

By 23 December 2014


'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' has a familiar ring

Bilbo bows out as the last of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth movies delivers on the battle, not so much on the hobbit.

By 2 December 2014


This T-shirt is designed to fool Facebook auto-tagging

Realface Glamoflage shirts feature celebrity lookalike faces to throw off recognition algorithms. Just don't expect to look fashionable.

By 6 October 2013