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These Lord of the Rings Coins Are Legal Tender in New Zealand

These coins will let you have a good time in any tavern from Minas Tirith to Invercargill. New Zealand produced them as well as commemorative stamps to mark the production of The Hobbit, which was filmed in that country. This deision meets with Sir Ian McKellen’s full approval: “To put Gandalf on these splendiferous coins is [...]

How to Get Your Face on a Postage Stamp

Follow these five surefire steps and you’ll be stuck to the corner of envelopes in no time! Step #1: KICK THE BUCKET This is the hard part. According to the U.S. Postal Service, no living person can appear on an official stamp. No exceptions! (Clearly, the Postal Service is in the Elvis-is-dead camp). Step #2: BE PATIENT Don’t expect [...]