The first is a short quiz. Discover which character from The Hobbit you are most similar to. A Dwarf? A Hobbit? You may be surprised at the answer.
The second is a quite fabulous analysis of the amount of electricity that would be required to keep the LOTR movies’ Eye of Sauron going if it were an incandescent lightbulb. Although my knowledge of physics is sketchy, it’s an analysis worthy of XKCD’s Randall Munroe.