TouchStone Reads - March 22nd, 2024


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...

  • Weather forecasts have become much more accurate (Our World in Data)

  • For-profit nursing homes are cutting corners on safety and draining resources with financial shenanigans − especially at midsize chains that dodge public scrutiny (The Conversation)

  • The plundering of America’s hospitals: When hospitals sold off their land, investors got rich. Patients paid the price. (Business Insider)

  • Automakers Are Sharing Consumers’ Driving Behavior With Insurance Companies (New York Times)

  • Here’s What America Was Actually Like Four Years Ago (Vanity Fair)

  • Revealed: US conservative thinktank’s links to extremist fraternal order (The Guardian)

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  • Why did the ‘King of Collectibles’ cast doubt on their million-dollar LeBron James card? (LA Times)

  • How neuroscience can help you make tough decisions – with no regrets: Learning how to overcome the cognitive biases at play can help you make better decisions with fewer regrets. (New Scientist)

  • Drones, the Air Littoral, and the Looming Irrelevance of the U.S. Air Force (War on the Rocks)

  • The Cystic-Fibrosis Breakthrough That Changed Everything (The Atlantic)

What are you reading or listening to?