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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


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


Apple is obviously a cult (and Samsung isn't), says cultural historian

Technically Incorrect: From the huge doors of Apple Stores to the architecture that generally makes you feel small, Apple shows many characteristics of a clever sect. So says an intellectual.

By September 27, 2015


See the pope's US visit in VR, with one (really annoying) catch

Commentary: Pope Francis isn't a fan of unfettered capitalism, but that doesn't mean capitalists won't capitalize on his visit.

By September 23, 2015


Sprint adds 33 countries to its Open World add-on plan for travelers

Carrier expands international add-on plan as battle to attract and retain customers who travel heats up.

By September 17, 2015


How to watch 'Doctor Who' in the best order

Infographic: What's the best (read: kind of timey-wimey) order for watching the new "Doctor Who" and its recent spin-offs? We lay it out for you. Plus, every "Who" prequel and extra you should see.

By September 18, 2015


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


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


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


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