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J.J.

31 days ago

Hospitals charge some patients much more than others for the same services depending on their insurer and even their specific insurance plan — and sometimes those 'negotiated' rates are higher than what the patients would pay out-of-pocket without insurance.

Hospitals and Insurers Didn’t Want You to See These Prices. Here’s Why.

nytimes.com

J.J.

47 days ago

Anna Sacks, @thetrashwalker, reveals the cruelty of corporate waste and the abundance of goods that are discarded and destroyed rather than provided to people who would use them.

The woman who rifles through New York’s garbage – exposing the city’s excesses

theguardian.com

J.J.

51 days ago

Spoiler: the arrival of the printing press — and the skilled workers who operated the presses.

Why is the English spelling system so weird and inconsistent?

aeon.co

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