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An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth

Origami artist Joseph Wu created this astoundingly beautiful and detailed origami Smaug the Golden. (Evie Bowman)

  • 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)

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)

Vocal group str8voices sing their version of “Far Over The Misty Mountains Cold” a cappella. (Lily Milos)

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  1. That music video is KICK ASS. Makes me miss singing 😀

  2. OH MY! That video IS amazing. Gave me chills same as the movie trailer still does each time I listen. This is going into my favs!

  3. Gandalf-Style is hilarious. And the Misty Mountains cover is pretty great too.

  4. victorialadybug says:

    Awesome video finds! I love that dragon too! Brings me back to TAG way back in school when I took origami classes.