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Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien's twelvety-third birthday with a traditional toast

Be sure to have a drink in your hand at 9 p.m. on January 3 if you want to properly honor the master of Middle-earth.

By January 3, 2015

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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 August 18, 2015

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Inside Comic-Con 2015: Drowning in fandom at the vortex of pop culture

For Road Trip 2015, a journey to Comic-Con reveals just how long fans are willing to wait to see celebrity panels about upcoming films and TV shows. This year's must-stand-in-line event: the upcoming "Star Wars" film.

By July 13, 2015

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Christopher Lee, fantasy's dark knight, dies at 93

The iconic actor, who portrayed Dracula, Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings" and Count Dooku in "Star Wars," left an astonishing legacy in cinema.

By June 11, 2015

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These nine rental properties are straight out of Middle-earth

Looking to get away for a "Lord of the Rings"-themed vacation? These properties will take you to J.R.R. Tolkien's whimsical world and transform you into a hobbit.

By December 16, 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 May 13, 2014

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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 May 7, 2013

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Lord of the Rings slots land Warner Bros. in legal adventure

A lawsuit filed by the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien alleges that the studio doesn't have the right to sell Lord of the Rings online games, slot machines, and related items.

By November 20, 2012

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How much would you cough up for a Hobbit home?

With "The Hobbit" opening in U.S. theaters this week, a new infographic takes a glimpse at how much it would cost to buy a real-life Hobbiton abode similar to Bag End.

By December 14, 2012

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A handcrafted Barbie, er, Baggins dream house

British woman creates a miniature version of Bilbo Baggins' house from Tolkien's classic stories. You might say the Hobbit hole is downright precious.

By May 11, 2010