Michael Shermer, writing in Scientific American:
Achieving almost canonical status as the ne plus ultra put-down is theoretical physicist Wolfgang Pauli's reported harsh critique of a paper: "This isn't right. It's not even wrong."
On board the Lincoln were 5,000 men and women, a large proportion of them 19 and 20 years old, and every one with a task integral to defending you and me against the many enemies a free and prosperous people face in a world driven by envy and resentment, ignorance and hate. . . .
When you have occasion to worry about the state of our civilian educational system or our civilian institutions generally, keep in mind that of all America’s institutions the military has been the least damaged by the tides of political correctness which have eroded the values that made our country strong. . . .
Going from a standing position to 140 miles per hour in two-and-half seconds provided an even greater kick than the landing, and was a way for the passengers to remember the incredible job these young men and women and their commanding officers are doing to keep us free.
At least occasionally, people can be extraordinarily kind:
Erik Martin, who is living with liver cancer, has always wanted to be a superhero. On Thursday, the regional chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted him that wish with an elaborate event that involved hundreds of volunteers in Bellevue and Seattle.
"Play Your Favorite DOS Games in XP, Vista, and Windows 7". X-Com, Lost Admiral, Pizza Tycoon, and Wayne Gretsky's Hockey would be worth playing again.
Or if you'd rather spend time with things that are more up-to-date, you could try "The greatest internet sports games of all time". "Quick Hit Football" looks interesting, but I haven't spent much time with it.