- Hobbit director Peter Jackson told the Waikato Times that he would be thrilled to shoot an episode of Doctor Who with current Time Lord Matt Smith. “I’m a huge Doctor Who fan, and I think Matt’s fantastic” he said. “Just name a time and place, and I’ll be there!” (Arwen Kester)
- Back in the days of yore, there was a floppy disk tape system that was dubbed “The Hobbit.” Meant to take the place of “unreliable” cassette recorders and “expensive” disk drives, users could expect to wait an average of 22 seconds to access a file. Oh, how times have changed! (Lily Milos)
Many of you know of the song Gangam Style by Psy that has become a huge hit, but there is a song taking storm in Middle-Earth…Gandalf Style! (Rifflo)
- Bohumil Lhota spent years building his “Robo-Hobbit” home in the Czech Republic. Built into the ground to take advantage advantage of the cooler temperatures, his house can be raised and lowered as well as rotated to catch the sun at every time of day. (Evie Bowman)
- Walking with Bilbo, Walking with Frodo and The Hobbit Devotional are three devotionals that look at biblical themes emphasized in the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien. (Rifflo)
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