Fresh memes from the Shire. If you're not in the mood for second breakfast check out this random meme dump instead.
We love a good Twitter meme, and folks are bringing the fun with this Halloween-themed meme format. Users are pairing both likely and unlikely combinations, and making jokes about everything from Star Wars. to animal rights and politics. Here are some of our favorites - and some of the most wrong.
Imgur user mattsawizard took the seemingly painstaking time to figure out the relative distance that Frodo and Sam walked in their journey to rid Middle Earth of the one ring.
It's tough to gauge distance in the Lord of the Rings books, but this really puts it into perspective. And probably put lots of blisters on their hairy hobbit feet.
The filming of the Lord of the Rings trilogy was a massive undertaking, full of dedication and passion, which largely contributed to it becoming one of the best film trilogies of all time (in my totally unbiased opinion.) Anyways, here are some facts that you should know about the films
Let's face it, there's a lot going on in the universe of 'The Lord of the Rings'. Middle Earth is a complex, sprawling, living, breathing world. Which isn't surprising, given that it comes from one of the greatest minds of the 20th Century.
That just means that it's almost impossible to get all the knowledge and facts of the universe perfectly straight (unless you're Stephen Colbert), which is why things like this exist.
Buckle your seatbelts, this Uber has gone rogue. "Where TF My Uber Taking Me" memes are modified photos from the perspective of a back seat passenger, in which the passenger realizes their Uber driver is taking them to a bizarre destination. The first such meme featured a view from Pixar's Cars, but following variations delve into the world of video games and history.
Blizzard released their faithful recreation of the original World Of Warcraft in late August, and people are still going absolutely wild over the nostalgic experience. Gamers, especially people who came up on WoW, are loving the release (yes, a subscription is still required) and there are plenty of gaming memes devoted to Classic its release. Here are some of our favorites.
Feelin' stressed out? Hopefully not, because it's the weekend and you deserve to relax. But sometimes you get roped into working more than you'd like and the stress overtakes you. We can only hope that this roundup of memes helps to make you feel a little more relaxed, even just for a brief moment.
Turkish doctor Bilgin Çiftçi could be spending up to two years in prison for sharing an image that compares the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to Gollum from Lord of the Rings.
Mockery of the president is punishable by jail time in Turkey, so in order to avoid it, Çiftçi's legal team is arguing that Gollum is a hero in the series. After the judge in the trial admitted that he had never seen the films in their entirety, he appointed a team of experts who must determine whether or not the defense has any legs. The team has between now and February to decide if Gollum's accidental heroics are enough to keep Çiftçi out of jail.
Iandumoema smeagol is a newly discovered type of daddy longlegs (also called harvestmen) which is a type of arachnid but NOT a spider. It has a lot in common with its namesake, it lives underground and it's a sickly yellow color. One thing it's missing is those large eyes.
Because of its life underground, scientists believe this species evolved without eyes.