Friday, July 25, 2008

What is RSS?

Wondering what RSS is and how it might help you keep up with the latest news, updates on blogs and news sites and information in your field of study? If so, the people at Common Craft have put together this brief video that explains the basics really well - check it out:

RSS in Plain English (length: 3:44 min):

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Sunday, July 13, 2008

Getting sun this summer? See what sunscreens work

The Environmental Working Group has put together an extensive study of sunscreens and posted the information on a very useful site (below).

See which brands are best for protecting your and your family's skin, and avoiding skin cancer. Get tips on what to look for in a good sunscreen and how to use it effectively:
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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

New marketing article: Changing Face of the U.S. Consumer

Advertising Age has a new article on their website that should be of interest to many business, marketing, social science and perhaps even sociology students and faculty:

The Changing Face of the U.S. Consumer: What We Can Learn from Census Data, and Why It Matters for Brands, By Peter Francese, July 07, 2008

This article is chock full of useful statistics, charts and demographic data.
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