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Peter Jackson Blogs From Set for Last Day of 'The Hobbit' Filming – /Film

<b>Peter Jackson</b> has, finally, completed filming on his trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s <b>The Hobbit</b>. They cast and crew thought they were done some time …

How To: Crochet Your Own Bowser Shell For A Pet Turtle

It's ever turtle's dream to be big and tough like Bowser. And now, thanks to this guide from Squirrel Picnic, you can make your own little Bowser …

Rampage Neck Ties: Crush, Crumble and Choke - Technabob

Remember <i>Rampage?</i> Good times. If you have never played the game, go find yourself an old arcade machine and start pumping quarters into it right now. …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

15 of the Best Travel Photos Taken With an iPhone

There are many ways that Apple's iPhone has transformed our lives. It has put a previously unimaginable array of technology in our pockets - everything from a global positioning system to a video editor. One of the many industries it has changed in the process is travel photography. As the quality …

31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

FYI: Can I Buy The Moon?

Or at least a little piece of it?<p>Can I buy the moon?<p>For now at least, the moon is like the sea: everyone can use it, but no one can own it. In 1967 the U.S. and the Soviet Union negotiated the Outer Space Treaty, which states that no nation can own a piece of the moon or an asteroid. "You have a …

Big Pic: Life-Sized T. Rex Sculpture Stares Down The Eiffel Tower

Cue freaked-out tourists.<p>The classic beauty of the Eiffel Tower and Seine River draw scores of tourists to Paris. But do you know what would really spruce the place up? A full-size, chrome <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i> sculpture, placed over the Seine, just as the architects of Paris intended.<p>The sculpture, by …

Some bizarre aircraft that you may have not seen before.

The Caspian Sea Monster<p>The Caspian Sea Monster, also known as the "Kaspian Monster", was an experimental ekranoplan, developed at the design bureau …

Hunting World's Most Valuable 'Skylanders'

<i>The really valuable Skylanders are not the rare figures that Activision manufacture to wow the masses, but the unplanned mistakes that turn up unexpectedly at retail. I talk to a collector who has more than a few of these super-rare editions.</i><p>I’m a big fan of toys being played with, but at the same …

An Awesome Family Is Sending A Real-Life TARDIS To Space

A Doctor Who-themed satellite got funding on Kickstarter, and will get launched into space at the end of the year. (But can it travel through time, too?)<p>The TARDIS, a time- and space-traversing, police-box-shaped ship from the long-running sci-fi TV show <i>Doctor Who</i>, is really heading into orbit.<p>This …

The 40 Greatest Stoner Albums

40<p>Wilco, ‘Sky Blue Sky’<p>Irony alert: the record about Jeff Tweedy’s post-rehab coolout period is by far Wilco's weediest. Elegant and mellow, rich …

Bob Marley

Video of the day: the magic of the Abbey Road zebra crossing – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 11:00 am, June 21, 2013 in Fun London<p>Enjoy this beautiful six minute meditation on the Abbey Road crossing, a place where thousands of …

ZeniMax discusses studio's future and Fallout's E3 absence

Fallout fans may have been disappointed that developer Bethesda didn't reveal a new installment in the series at E3, but vice president of parent company ZeniMax, Pete Hines told Polygon that expecting a major announcement at this early stage is unrealistic.<p>Hines said that even though Todd Howard's …

Almost had a heart attack this morning at work

Jermaine Dupri May Lose Song Rights in Lawsuit

Jermaine Dupri may lose the rights to some of his So So Def label’s music thanks to a $1.9 million lawsuit. According to <i>the Atlanta</i> …

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Alice Cooper Pays Homage to the Guitar Skills of Jeff Beck, George Harrison

In his more than 40-year career, Alice Cooper has accomplished almost everything, from hit singles and sold-out tours to landing in the Rock and Roll …

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This Week's Most Bizarre Wild Animal Incidents

A Zambian airline gave a baby hippopotamus a frequent flyer card.<p>A Mississippi couple, Mr. and Mrs. Christmas, were locked in a lawsuit with …

A Volkswagen Rolled Into A Ball And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Asteroid 1998 QE2 sails past Earth, leaving cosmic lessons behind

Asteroid 1998 QE2, a space rock big enough to wipe out civilization, sailed past our planet harmlessly on Friday — but not before stirring up attention at the White House and around the world.<p>There was never any chance that QE2 could hurt us. The closest it ever got was 3.6 million miles (5.8 …

28 '80s Songs That Will ALWAYS Make You Happy

I wanna dance with girls who just want to have fun because we are living in a material world. And I just can't get enough!

For Memorial Day, here are illustrations from my grandfathers sketch books during World War II.

The Curiosity Cube Will Turn This Kid Into a Videogame God

Author: Ryan Rigney. Ryan Rigney Culture<p>Date of Publication: 05.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:04 pm. 4:04 pm<p>The “life-changing” secret inside the …

Curiosity winner weighs in on 'life changing' prize and the perks of being a god

Edinburgh, Scotland resident Bryan Henderson started playing Peter Molyneux's social media experiment, <i>Curiosity: What's Inside the Cube?</i>, an hour before its end. Now, the 18-year-old gets to be a digital god.<p><i>Curiosity,</i> a free mobile game from 22Cans, challenged players to slowly tap away layers on …

Welcome to the jungle: The definitive oral history of ’80s metal

Mötley Crüe, Slash, Lita Ford, Dokken and more share the wildest stories from the heyday of L.A.’s Sunset Strip<p>While the New Wave of British Heavy Metal was taking over the club scene in the UK and Europe, a batch of bands in and around Los Angeles — triggered by a love for KISS, Van Halen, and …

A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …