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Middle Earth on Google Maps for The Hobbit Promotion | TIME.com

In case you don’t have anything better to do (you don’t). Just in case J.R.R. Tolkien fans didn’t have enough material to satiate their geekiness with three Lord of the Rings films, three (in progress) Hobbit films, books, gear, fan fiction, etc., they can now explore Middle-Earth through Google. Tolkien himself included painstakingly detailed …

Painting by Numbers – NYTimes.com

I am an artist, and a colleague recently asked me to make her a painting. It will be an arduous process, and I’m charging her my usual freelance rate. In the next few months I must give a wedding gift to the same colleague, who is not a close friend. …

In Search of Monsters – NYTimes.com

The Iraq war hawks urging intervention in Libya are confident that there’s no way Libya could ever be another Iraq. Of course, they never thought Iraq would be Iraq, either. All President Obama needs to do, Paul Wolfowitz asserts, is man up, arm the Libyan rebels, support setting up a …

Woman Goes To Court With A Monkey In Her Bra

In Virginia a woman with a small monkey that “requires constant attention” went to court with the monkey hidden in here bra. “I can’t understand why the deputy didn’t see her — she was peeking out.” Real classy. Where did she get those little monkey clothes? Woman Goes To Court …