Hobbit feet and other LOTR memorabilia up for auction

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Tuesday 14 January 2014

Middle-earth is going up for auction! Fans of Peter Jackson’s epic fantasy series are in luck if they’ve ever wanted to own a piece of their favorite film, with props from the LOTR trilogy going up for auction. Samwise Gamgee’s hairy Hobbit feet are going under the hammer and expected to fetch between $15 – $30,000, while his pointed ears are estimated to sell for between $5,000 and $8,000.

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In Doodle Format: a tumblr about, erm, doodles

Jake Sheridan Contributor

By Jake Sheridan in Cool Websites on Monday 1 July 2013

Doodles are unfocussed drawings made on scraps of paper when you are not really concentrating. But In Doodle Format uses the simple doodle to represent meaning through abstract shapes. In Doodle Format really does what it says on the tin. It takes inspiration from all forms of pop culture, from films, video games and even […]

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The Eye of Sauron desk lamp will set you to work immediately

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 9 April 2013

Need a bit of focus while working at your desk? Try the Eye of Sauron fortress desk lamp, which will loom over you and give you the evil eye all the time. Inspired by Richard Taylor’s fortress design as seen in the Tolkien’s The Lord of the Ring movie trilogy, David Tremont downsized the menacing […]

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Orcs from The Hobbit terrify Wellington, New Zealand

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in Cool Travel on Thursday 3 January 2013

To celebrate the official release of Peter Jackson’s latest J.R.R. Tolkien fable, The Hobbit, lucky competition winners were given a trip to Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, to be turned into fiercesome and brutal Orcs from the movie.

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