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  • August 13, 2015
    This is the IndieGoGo campaign to build a full-scale replica of Minas Tirith somewhere in southern England. The architects and structural engineers behind the project have calculated they only need around £1,850,000,000 (~$2,885,000,000) to make it happen. If they don't reach... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    This is Brendan M and his 1:65 scale 75,000 LEGO Tower Of Orthanc (previously: this six foot version and LEGO's official Orthanc playset). Brendan looks sweaty but I'm pretty sure that's just a print on his shirt. He spent over a year building the 8-foot 9-inch tower, the rea... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2015
    This is a visual comparison of the approximately 1,350-mile (~2,172 km) trek Sam and Frodo traveled from Hobbiton to Mount Doom with the equivalent distances on maps of the United States and Europe. In the US, the same 1,350-mile journey would take you from Los Angeles to Aust... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2015
    This is the Witch-King of Angmar fire pit welded together out of an old propane tank and scrap metal by Alex Dodson of Burned By Design. That crown though -- my God. It looks like the perfect fire pit for anybody who's ever dreamed of being gored and on fire at the same time.... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2015
    This is some of the work by A+ handwriter Daniel Reeve, who is responsible for all the calligraphy seen in The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films. Such hand-eye coordination. My writing looks like chicken-scratch. Just kidding, my writing looks like a computer print-out beca... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2015
    Note: This isn't even the whole map, full-size version right HERE so you can plan your next vaycay. This is an imaginary Google Map of Middle Earth created by Redditor mbingcrosby. It's just a Photoshop job though, not an actual interactive map. Now this right here IS an int... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2015
    Fake, the shadows are all wrong! You can tell it's fake because there's no horribly misspelled name on the cup. Nice try, Starbucks marketing. This is the Starbucks cup some random customer allegedly decorated with a detailed map of Middle Earth. Did he draw it all from me... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2014
    Previously: Harry Potter and Star Wars versions. Go HERE to take a 72-question test to determine your personality type. This is a Myers-Briggs personality chart (larger version HERE, full-res version as well as Doctor Who, Avengers, The Walking Dead, Firefly, Supernatural a... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2014
    This is a video detailing the build of a hobbit-hole litter box and Barad-dûr/Eye of Sauron cat-scratching tower for crazed Tolkien fan Misha and his cats Frodo and Sam (yes, seriously -- he even puts Frodo in a bag and calls him Frodo Baggins). Man, my cats would DESTROY that... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2014
    This is the $500 One Ring Firepit made and sold by Etsy shop BohemianAlpDesigns. It's black, holds burning wood, and has the same inscription as the One Ring. You know what I love most about firepits? Burning things. Incriminating evidence, pictures of ex-girlfriends, the b... / Continue →