The Lord of the Rings

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...

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...

LISTEN: Christopher Lee Rocks Out On His 92nd Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Horror icon and Hollywood stalwart Christopher Lee celebrates his 92nd birthday on Tuesday. And the nonagenarian chose to mark the milestone by re...

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen's Awesome Warning To Students

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

A few months ago, Sir Ian McKellen visited Ross High School in Edinburgh and gave a really rather wonderful speech. "He generated a real feeling of...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Reviews For All Ages

David Forrest | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
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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

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...

WATCH: People Falling Over In 'The Lord Of The Rings'

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Comedy

It's been nine long years since Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings trilogy was in cinemas, but Tolkien fanboys are still finding things they love about...

Expenses Scandals Erased And Incest Laws Clarified: Wikipedia Edits Made From Parliament

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

MPs and their staff have made over 10,000 edits to Wikipedia pages, some of which were designed to cover up embarrassing details of expenses abuse. ...

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...

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Happy Birthday Tolkien And Fiction's Greatest Made Up Languages | Sam Parker | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

If humans could live as long as some of J. R. R. Tolkien’s famous fantasy characters, the author himself would have turned 120-years-old today (3rd ...

VOTE: 'The Lord Of The Rings' Remains Top Film Theme Tune - What's Your Favourite?

Posted 29.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Fantasy hit The Lord of the Rings has retained its position as the nation's favourite film theme tune. It held off challenges ...