TouchStone Reads - July 22nd, 2022


We often set aside articles that are longer, deserve a re-read, are broader in scope…or just for fun — for weekend reading. Below are some from this week — pour yourself a hot cup of coffee & enjoy...

  • Meet the Giant Sequoia, the ‘Super Tree’ Built to Withstand Fire (Scientific American)

  • How Picasso’s Great Anti-war Mural Flopped (The Atlantic)

  • The Case Against Elon: Peak Elon ? (Puck)

  • Complaints to Government Show Americans’ Slow Descent Into Madness Over Spam Calls (Vice)

  • Why disasters are getting more severe but killing fewer people (Vox)

  • A massive leak of Chinese government data on hundreds of millions tests a new privacy law (Grid)

  • Big business goes after another Regulator for doing his job, which is protecting consumers (Los Angeles Times)

  • If You Can Do This Many Pushups in a Row, Harvard Scientists Say Your Risk of Heart Attack Is Over 30 Times Less (Inc)

  • How to write good - The Intellectualist (Twitter)

What are you reading or listening to?