[gallery] Three In 10 UK Children ‘Own No Books’  Children who did not own books were two-and-a-half times more likely (19%) to read below their expected level than children who had their own books (7.6%), and were also significantly less likely (35.7%) to read above their expected...

steverubel: AdAge: “Here’s a look at Facebook Places data provided by social-media-software company Wildfire Interactive, which has run more than 100,000 campaigns for clients.” The lack of diversity here and O’Hare airport topping the list makes me wonder just how much this service is being used so far. ...

[gallery] Infographic Of The Day: 15 Facts About The Internet In 2015  The proportion of people who access the Internet only through mobile devices will grow from 14 million in 2010 to 788 million by 2015. Meanwhile, the number of smartphones will rise from about 500 million...

[gallery] The Top 10 Things Eric Schmidt Revealed At D9 7) Facial Recognition Is The Only Product Google Has Withheld Google has facial recognition technology, but it’s uncomfortable with how it might be used, so it has withheld it. That’s apparently pretty unique for Google. “As far as I...

[gallery] Google +1 is Available Now: Why it Matters & Why it May Not Work “Google search is being overrun by low-quality pseudo-spam and SEO gamed content. At some point you’ve just got to have a human hand try to solve the problem. If that hand works...

[gallery] Twitter Update 2011 | Pew Internet & American Life Project As of May 2011, 13% of online adults use the status update service Twitter. ...

[gallery] America’s Fittest Cities - The Atlantic Which metropolitan area is America’s healthiest? You might guess it’s Los Angeles but you’d be surprised. The fittest metro in America is Minneapolis-St. Paul....

[gallery] Ads Implant False Memories – Wired.com  Although we like to think of our memories as being immutable impressions, somehow separate from the act of remembering them, they aren’t. A memory is only as real as the last time you remembered it. What’s disturbing, of course, is...