Rhode Island Sports Club Offers Middle-Earth Dinners in a Hobbit Hole

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” These are the famous opening words to British author J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved book The Hobbit, which would eventually expand to the world-famous The Lord of the Rings saga. As anyone who’s read the book knows, the hobbit hole of Bilbo Baggins is a nice place. …

Japan Plans a Floating Spaceport for Out-of-This-World Travelers

With bulbous steel-and-glass towers, funnel-like hangars, and a rippling roof dotted with cupolas and patches of greenery, it looks like something out of a science fiction movie. But this structure could leave the realm of fiction and become Japan’s first commercial spaceport. Not only that, the whole building complex would float on water. This is …

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Ever Wanted to Own a Wild West Town? Here’s Your Chance!

Imagine you’re reading the morning newspaper and you hit the classifieds section. Or if you’re too modern for that, maybe you’re on Craigslist. Suddenly, you notice a strange ad. A Wild West town for sale, lightly used, comes with a saloon. Alright, that’s an exaggeration, but it’s not too far from reality. For the meager …