TouchStone Reads - November 10th, 2023


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...

  • The Best Inventions of 2023: 200 innovations changing how we live (Time)

  • The Miracle of Photography: A perfect photograph is a lyric poem (The Millions)

  • Why Norway - the poster child for electric cars - is having second thoughts (Vox)

  • Better Waste Management is key to ending plastic Pollution (Our World in Data)

  • Who’s Ready for a Trump-Biden Rematch? Anyone? Hello?  (Businessweek)

  • The world has made substantial progress in increasing basic levels of education (Our World in Data)

  • Knight, Barkley, Stockton and the bus of shame: Tales from the 1984 Olympic trials (The Athletic)

  • How much Insulin costs around the world (GRID)

  • The Tunnel War (New York Magazine)

  • Medicine’s Endgame: The past, present, and future of cell-based therapy (Not Boring)

  • The Streisand Effect: At home with the legend, talking music, movies, and her revealing new memoir, My Name Is Barbra (Vanity Fair)

What are you reading or listening to?