Made with 2 million 1x1 bricks, this full scale Hobbit hole with characters from The Hobbit is big enough to walk around in and it even has a smoking chimney. It’s a giant-sized replica of an actual Lego set you can buy called 'The Unexpected Gathering'.
Here it is, boys and girls. Outside of Broadway fans and Tarantino aficionados, The Hobbit is pretty much the last greatly anticipated movie of the year. After years of back and forth over production, directors, and cast, it’s all finally come together and while it may be a while before we see the whole product, we at least get a decent chunk to whet our appetites. The question is, has all the eager anticipation paid off, or are we faced with perhaps the biggest disappointment in the history of movie adaptations?
We’ve seen Bilbo and dwarves and whatnot, but check out these goblins and trolls from The Hobbit. Those are some scary looking customers.
Because of their diminutive size, scientists and laypeople alike have gotten into the habit of referring to the ancient hominids Homo floresiensis as “Hobbits”. The hominids stood about 3 and a half feet tall, making them perfect hobbit size. But now the company that owns the film right to “The Hobbit” has demanded scientists stop calling them hobbits. Hobbits.
Earlier this years, paleontologists came upon a 95 year old skull fragment that they later concluded didn’t belong to any known dinosaur species. This new species, a relative of Allosaurus, was named “Sauron” after the evil demonic character from Lord of the Rings.