Meanwhile In New Zealand of the Day

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Starting November 1, New Zealand will be putting The Hobbit on their stamps and money. Ian McKellen is delighted by the concept, saying "to put Gandalf on these splendiferous coins is a wizard idea."

We see what you did there, Sir Ian. The coins are not only highly collectible, they're also legal tender. It's all about the Bagginses, baby.

Set humor to ludicrous speed!

The Daily What: Knitted Beard Hats of the Day

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Stay warm through Halloween and the rest of the winter with this snuggly beard-and-helmet combo.

Sure, there have been other hats with facial hair, but these are by far the most robust.

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