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The Balrog’s Wings Debate Finally Settled by Scientists

Researchers have discovered an actual Balrog fossil in Colombia. Well, not really. They’ve discovered the fossil of a ginormous snake-crocodile-thing. The creature is (or rather, was) apparently a new species of crocodilian. Or maybe it’s a new species of dyrosaurids. I’m not really sure. Apparently my fleeting childhood desire to be a paleontologist has not served adult-me well, since I’ve never heard…

Shadow of Mordor Video Game

For those of you who haven’t heard already, there is a new game based in Middle-earth set to come out this year: Shadow of Mordor. Here’s the first trailer: In another trailer, it is revealed that Talion, the player character, once had a wife and son. They were killed by a bad guy (it looks like it might be a Nazgûl). Talion is…