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.
We rolled up our sleeves and tested out a diverse mix of toasters, all in pursuit of a better balanced breakfast. Here's what we found.
The $230 Alessi SG68 toaster is crafted with high-end Italian design language and yes grills bread too.
How does a toaster come to cost $100? We take a look at the features of the Frigidaire 4-Slice Wide Slots Toaster.
Somehow, this ordinary toaster makes a solid case for its lofty price.
This fancy toaster works hard to justify a $100 price tag.
The ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set is a set of 10 drinking glasses made to look like the Sun and the planets -- even Pluto.
The 2014 Ig Nobel winners are in, celebrating the best scientific achievements "that first make people laugh, and then makes them think".
The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.
What do you see when you look at nebula photographs? One astrophotographer has shared his vision of the shapes in space.