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10

Dec

Climate study: Los Angeles is MordorClimate scientists studying the weather of Tolkien’s Middle Earth of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy confirm what most people have already suspected about Los Angeles.

Climate study: Los Angeles is Mordor
Climate scientists studying the weather of Tolkien’s Middle Earth of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy confirm what most people have already suspected about Los Angeles.

09

Nov

New dinosaur named for ‘Eye of Sauron’40-foot monster earned the ‘Lord of the Rings’ moniker after paleontologists discovered a single skull fossil with a massive eye socket.

New dinosaur named for ‘Eye of Sauron’
40-foot monster earned the ‘Lord of the Rings’ moniker after paleontologists discovered a single skull fossil with a massive eye socket.

21

Mar

'Hobbit' filming starts after many delaysThe filming began Monday, ending years of delay due to funding problems and a labor dispute which nearly saw the project moved out of New Zealand.

'Hobbit' filming starts after many delays
The filming began Monday, ending years of delay due to funding problems and a labor dispute which nearly saw the project moved out of New Zealand.