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Tour Mont Saint-Michel, the real-life Minas Tirith (pictures)

Covering a tiny island just off the coast of France, Mont Saint-Michel looks like a fantasy, yet it has stood the test of time for over 1,000 years. Here is a photo tour of this legendary castle and abbey that has inspired the imaginations of so many.

50 Images By June 27, 2014

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Take a photo tour of Mont Saint-Michel, inspiration for Jackson's Minas Tirith

For over 1,000 years, Mont Saint-Michel has stood the test of time, sieges, sacks, and more. Its iconic positioning, on a tiny island just off the French coast, has given inspiration to movie makers, designers for games like Assassin's Creed, and artists of all kinds. Here's a full photo tour of this island village, castle, and abbey.

By June 27, 2014

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FIFA 16 demo lets you try women's teams and more

Upcoming demo for EA Sports' soccer game includes two women's teams and 10 men's clubs.

By August 26, 2015

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Saints Row IV (PlayStation 3)

It's far from perfect, but I'm not sure there's another game out there that can cram in the sheer amount of addictive absurdity that Saints Row IV manages to pull off.

By August 14, 2013

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Ambitious architects want $2B to build a real 'Lord of the Rings' city

A new Indiegogo campaign looks to create a real-life version of Minas Tirith, as depicted in Peter Jackson's film adaptation of Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings."

By August 13, 2015

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British Library asks for help deciphering a medieval sword

An as-yet indecipherable inscription on a sword dating back to 800 years ago has researchers at the British Library flummoxed.

By August 9, 2015

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Heavy-metal band captchas will rock your face off

Turn your website security up to 11 with captchas that challenge you to identify heavy-metal band names based on their logos.

By July 28, 2015

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Green scream: The top 10 Shia LaBeouf motivational mashup videos

When Shia LaBeouf, a movie star who's no longer famous (his words), went crazy in front of a green screen for an art school video, the Internet stepped in to do what it does best.

By June 4, 2015

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Alibaba sued for allegedly listing counterfeit items

Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.

By May 17, 2015

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Why picking a college roommate is now like online dating

Some colleges are now using software programs and algorithms to pair up first-year students. Much like online dating, it's all based on compatibility.

By May 7, 2015