Here’s a fun little Google Easter egg for you. Head over to Google Maps, then get some directions. Start from The Shire, then put the destination as Mordor. Make sure that you select Walking directions, and you’ll see this, as spotted by Twitter user @samclarke:

Screen Shot 2011 12 20 at 1.12.38 PM1 Google Maps verifies that one does not simply walk into Mordor