Weekend 202.0

(1) Great quote from a commenter on NRO:

My point is that here’s a guy who might be amenable to a pro-business conversion, if someone would explain it to him, instead of just commiserating with him (as the article does) or ridiculing him (as some posters here have done). I bet most of these OWS kids have never heard that passion about something is not enough–it takes imagination, work and risk to make a living out of something you love. Those are the atoms of free enterprise, and we should be evangelical about it.

(2) quoin

1. an external solid angle of a wall or the like.
2. one of the stones forming it; cornerstone.
3. any of various bricks of standard shape for forming corners of brick walls or the like.
4. a wedge-shaped piece of wood, stone, or other material, used for any of various purposes.
5. Printing. a wedge of wood or metal for securing type in a chase.

(3) Nostalgia: Reading Cline’s Ready Player One rekindled memories of playing ULTIMA IV on an Apple IIe.

(4) The early days of the New York City subway (Original Source: @MTAInsider and @BBC_Travel)

(5) Stained glass from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

(6) Retired Italian Railroad Transformed Into a Low Impact Recreational Promenade

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