Giant storks may have hunted a hobbit-like species of humans discovered in Indonesia, say scientists. The giant storks, now extinct, were about six feet tall and carnivorous.
Looking for an entertaining read for the whole family? Graphic novels often have stories capable of spanning multiple generations and delighting all of them.
The cinematic versions of 'Harry Potter' lack the 'oomph' of the books. Film critics say some have been too derivative. Potter fans say they aren't faithful enough.
The parallel universe of the Harry Potter books has launched real-life offshoots: A quidditch league is among the most visible, but the books' values are inspiring many others.
Martin Freeman has been cast as Bilbo Baggins in the upcoming film version of "The Hobbit" and some fans are cheering.
Christine O'Donnell's praise for Tolkien subjects her to scorn from Maureen Dowd.
Alexander McCall Smith has four books coming out in 2010 – the equivalent of "War and Peace" and then some.
From household robots to bionic hands to CNN holograms, the world is looking more and more like that galaxy far, far away.
Seven "keys" have been handed out to a trusted circle of people who might get called upon to "save" the Internet in the aftermath of a cyber attack.
Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed shortly after midnight Friday. A firing squad killed the death row inmate in Utah.