Real life Hobbit pub opens in New Zealand. The Green Dragon Pub at Hobbiton, near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, was originally built as part of the set for The Hobbit but was opened to the public as a licensed pub in late November.
Putting the Size of a Whale in Perspective! Roughly the size of a basketball court, the blue whale is the largest mammal known to have ever existed. Little did this kite surfer know the creature swimming just beneath him!