The BMJ Career Focus has recently published an article by Adel Abdellaoui entitled "A really simple guide to a powerful tool: RSS". It is aimed at the typical doctor but looks to me like it would be useful for lots of people.
>>Read the article.
I am no longer able to install software on my work PC, so have been experimenting with Bloglines, which has a web based RSS reader. There are all sorts of things that have an RSS feed - in preparation for a training session here for postgraduates here, I set up feeds from BBC News, the Weather Channel, my own blog (this one!), a journal, and a newspaper.