Key performance indicators: February 18


In Utah, deaths from automobile accidents fell more than 18% in 2019, the year after it became the first and only state to lower the limit on a driver's blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.05%. Alcohol industry groups have condemned it as misguided, but advocates praise it as a road safety breakthrough.


“It’s like some venereal disease or something. I just regard it as beneath contempt.”

When STDs are the subject of 98-year-old billionaire Charlie Munger's conversation, he can only be referring to one thing: cryptocurrency. Munger, a long-time crypto detractor, expressed pride in his decision not to invest in it during the annual Daily Journal shareholders meeting.


As Covid fades, what do societies owe the immunocompromised? (The Atlantic).

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