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Tolkien estate sues over online Lord of the Rings casinos

The estate of JRR Tolkien is suing the producers of The Hobbit for US$80 million for online slot machines that apparently breach contract.

By 26 November 2012

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Unpublished Tolkien epic arriving next year

A previously unpublished epic poem by The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien is slated for release in May 2013.

By 11 October 2012

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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By 12 June 2014

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Iconic 'Alien' designer H.R. Giger passes away

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, famous for his "Alien" biomechanical environment and creatures, has died at the age of 74.

By 14 May 2014

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'Hobbit' villains suffer vitamin D deficiency, researcher says

The evil creatures in Middle-earth may be paying for their dark ways with a vitamin D deficiency.

By 17 December 2013

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'Hobbit' dragon stretches wings on Air New Zealand plane

Get a first peek at all of Smaug plastered on the side of an airplane flying from New Zealand to Los Angeles.

By 3 December 2013

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Christopher Lee launches new epic metal album

On his 91st birthday, Sir Christopher Lee, the world's oldest metal performer, has launched the sequel to his epic concept album about Charlemagne.

By 28 May 2013

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Richard Armitage: interview

CNET Australia caught up with The Hobbit's Richard Armitage to talk CGI, Tolkien, fat suits — and sustainable energy.

By 3 May 2013

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ACCAN calls ACCC to action over 'freemium' games

ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.

By 16 May 2013

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Frodo on top in 'Periodic Table of Middle Earth'

Gollum, Bilbo, Sauron, Smaug, and other characters feature as elements in the chart, which was created by a geek chemist.

By 8 May 2013