In it, it was brought up that obsidian is glass. (A fact I knew already.)
This got me to wikipedia obsidian.
From there, about two dozen tabs got opened--this is not the slipping away you think it is! They're all closed now, with no tabs replacing them, thankyouverymuch. I did waste a couple hours on the Aztecs, numerous weapons, their social status, armor, shields, and similar, but that? Got closed.
The damage done was making me think about a couple of childhood games, Age of Empires II and far more deadly...
"Well, too bad, craving to waste my life. You can't find the correct CD and even if you did, installing it on your computer would be a royal pain."
I'm not stupid enough to listen to my brain, even when I should.
And on a whim, I searched to see if Civilization III with the appropriate expansions, was available on steam.
The good news is.
I haven't bought it yet!
The bad news is.
It's only a matter of time before I cave in and end up buying it, sucking my life away.
At least it's not yet!