You want some diversions - try this..
Start the Band
of Brothers dvd series(6 dvd set) from Hollywood or Blockbuster videos. Let's see, the 101st airborne division, in the battle of the bulge, spent Christmas in the Ardenes forest with no proper winter clothing on, getting shelled by the Germans, and starving to death, many losing legs or arms for this country, in sub zero weather.
Kinda puts a perspective on our little designer drug gig, huh.