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A Telescope Has Detected A Huge Radio Burst Just Days After Being Switched On

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Tech

Less than four days after it had begun its search, the Australia Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder telescope detected a huge ‘fast radio burst’ fr...

Cult Films And Shows That Bring Fans Together

Phillip Othen | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Boasting a love so powerful, pure and long-lasting it rivals the strongest romantic connections, when a person falls, hopelessly and head-over-heels f...

Two Tolkien Poems Found In Obscure 1936 School Newspaper

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

Two previously unseen poems penned by ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ author JRR Tolkien have been discovered on the pages of an obscure school newspaper ...

Newly Discovered Map Annotated By Tolkien Reveals Fresh Details About Middle-Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

A map of Middle-earth discovered replete with annotations from author J. R. R. Tolkien reveals some of the inspiration for the topography of 'The Lord...

Hobbit Fans Re-Enact The 'Battle of Five Armies'

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK

Hundreds of bloodthirsty Hobbit fans came together over the weekend to take part in a re-enactment of the 'Battle of Five Armies' in a forest near the...

Wake up Schools! Students aren't Here to Please the Teachers

Leah K Stewart | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK
Leah K Stewart

Teachers may choose to inspire, mentor, guide or coach their students in their own unique way. This is how a teacher becomes an artist.

Memories of Us Not Enough? What Legacy Can the Single or Childless Leave?

Paula Coston | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Coston

I'm 59, the eldest of four siblings, but have no partner and no children. A sense of inadequacy grows: what can I leave my nephews and nieces, and their children? I don't mean memories; I mean, what that is tangible and lasting, that I can equitably share among them? It's like feeling a phantom limb, a shadowy disconnect with future generations that I so ache to put right.

Google Maps Adds Dragons-Eye Views Of Tolkien's Middle Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

It's not quite Google Middle Earth - but it's close. The search giant's latest Chrome Experiment allows Tolkien fans to zoom through a dragon's eye...

After Harry Potter Success, We Could Soon See a Real Middle Earth

James Peckham | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Peckham

Following the success of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter it comes as no surprise that Warner Bros have broached the idea with the Tolkien family who own the rights to the beyond successful series of books.

Thanks to The Hobbit, I'm Officially a Proper Geek Again

Olivia Rudgard | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Rudgard

There's something about the scope of Tolkein's creation that completely captures the imagination. The allegories about the triumph of honour, courage and selflessness still ring true, when in other contemporary works they now feel flat and old-fashioned.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Reviews For All Ages

David Forrest | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Forrest

Sixteen-year-old Middle-earth newbie Naomi Shammas and 62-year-old Tolkien fanatic David Forrest present their views on a first time viewing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

How To Tweet Like A Hobbit

Posted 25.12.2012 | Home

Noble Smith is author of the forthcoming book The Wisdom of the Shire from Hodder & Stoughton, available in hardcover and ebook and translated into se...

Unseen JRR Tolkien Book To Be Published

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

Fans of JRR Tolkien's fiction have gotten used to the idea that the only 'new work' they're going to see from him will be in the form of a Hollywood b...

WIN: 20 Of Autumn's Best New Books, Including JK Rowling, Ian McEwan And Jamie Oliver

Posted 25.09.2012 | Home

Question: what do JK Rowling, Ian McEwan, Sophie Kinsella, Jamie Oliver, Anthony Horowitz and Tom Clancy have in common? Answer: they all have new ...

WATCH: Andy Serkis Reads 'The Hobbit' As Gollum

WENN | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actor Andy Serkis thrilled Lord Of The Rings fans in London on Saturday by reading extracts of The Hobbit in character to celebrate the 75th anniversa...

Peter Jackson Hints At Third 'Hobbit' Film

PA | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Peter Jackson has fuelled rumours he will make a third Hobbit film. The director had planned to release his adaptation of JRR Tolkien's book as two...

The Eye Of Sauron? Photos Captures Sun Looking Like Lord Of The Rings Baddie

Caters | Stephen Johns | Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

This incredible image of the sun looks like a scene from Lord Of The Rings. The rays of light and clouds at the right height have combined to give...

Stephen Fry Enters Fight For The Hobbit (Pub)

WENN | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actor Stephen Fry has backed a campaign to save a British pub called The Hobbit after the owners were threatened with a copyright lawsuit. Lawyers ...

The Hobbit Pub Faces Legal Fight To Keep Its Name

Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

It's an epic, blockbuster-style struggle - but this one is about a small pub versus a Hollywood lawyer. The Hobbit pub in Southampton has been thre...

Sam Parker

The Novels' Endings You'd Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 21.04.2012 | Home

Last week, we asked you which novel's ending you'd change. Your answers were a mixture of classic novels and modern fiction, but what united all re...

King Geek? Lord Of The Rings Super Fan Traces Middle-Earth Family Tree

Posted 25.03.2012 | Home

As geeky projects go, it would probably have made J R R Tolkien himself balk - but that hasn't stopped one blogger attempting to place every one of th...

Revealed: Why 'The Lord Of The Rings' Was Rejected By The Nobel Prize

Posted 06.03.2012 | Home

J. R. R. Tolkien may have won over millions of devoted fans across the globe with The Lord of the Rings, but to a small committee in Sweden known as t...