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2014-03-19 23:30:54

The Shire of Montana was chosen as the ONE weirdest thing from the state of Montana. This magical escape for adults will open for the season on May 1. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Shire of Montana was recently featured in the Huffington Post article,“The 1 Weirdest Thing You Never Knew About Your Home State,” on March 11. Along with quirky and strange places in other states, such as a tree that became the legal owner of itself in Georgia, and a Louisiana penitentiary that has a public...

2013-12-18 23:04:22

This land of mists and ravens was featured on MTV, HGTV and even had a write-up in the New York Times. Trout Creek, Montana (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 With the advent of the latest Hobbit movie – “The Desolation of Smaug”, the phones have been literally ringing off the hook to book a stay at “The Shire of Montana”. This Hobbit House is one of the only places in the world where you can actually stay in an exclusive, underground Hobbit abode. As far as the smog (Smaug) goes, there...

2013-12-12 16:24:04

Kristen Bell, Rosario Dawson, Jena Malone and Christa B. Allen Celebrate the Launch of the Exciting Game Update LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Hollywood gathered to celebrate Kabam's popular mobile game The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug...

Forecasting The Weather For JRR Tolkien's Middle Earth
2013-12-10 10:02:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thinking about joining Bilbo Baggins on his journey to the Lonely Mountain this weekend? If you are, a scientist from Bristol University in the UK has made it easy for you to dress for the weather. British climate scientist Dan Lunt, under the pseudonym Radagast the Brown, has recently released a mock research paper detailing computer simulations for the climate of Middle Earth – the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien for his epic...

2013-12-05 12:25:03

The Second Film in the Highly Anticipated THE HOBBIT Trilogy Hits Theatres December 13 BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bilbo Baggins' journey through Middle-earth resumes on December 13, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has teamed up with their roster of global licensees to create an array of offerings inspired by the second film of The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM)....

Extinct Hobbit Resembled Humans Not Apes
2013-07-24 10:37:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report in the Journal of Archaeological Science, an ancient humanoid species referred to as the "hobbit" closely resembled humans and not apes as some experts previously thought. Archeologists first excavated remains of this three-foot-tall human-like primate from an Indonesian cave in 2003. Known to researchers by its scientific name Homo floresiensis, the species is believed to have been a contemporary of...

2012-12-14 20:20:31

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all fans of Middle-earth - Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has teamed up with a slate of renowned global licensees to capture the adventure of the eagerly awaited blockbuster film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is first in a trilogy of films based on the classic tale...

Homo Floresiensis Facial Reconstruction Revealed
2012-12-12 06:09:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the major features of the Australian Archaeological Association's (AAA) Conference at the University of Wollongong this week was the unveiling of the face of Homo floresiensis — popularly known as the "Hobbit." Hosted by UOW´s Centre for Archaeological Science, which was created in 2010 to develop, integrate and apply modern scientific methods to the questions of human evolution, the conference consists of over 400...

2012-12-07 12:21:38

LONDON, December 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Travel to Middle Earth in the footsteps of the new movie, The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey, with Austravel, the leading Australasia Specialist. The well anticipated movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be hitting our cinema screens for the first time on December 13th. From the Academy Award winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, he brings the first of a trilogy of films taken from the popular masterpiece The Hobbit by J.R.R....

2012-10-24 07:29:10

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Denny's, America's iconic family diner, announced today its partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures to bring menu items and one-of-a-kind memorabilia to the national diner inspired by the highly anticipated epic adventure "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). Hobbit film fans can get their first taste of Middle-earth inspired fare in restaurants starting Nov. 6. From...