Thursday, October 28, 2010

Tires 101: What your tire's markings tell you

"Tires carry a wealth of information on their sidewalls. Unfortunately, it's all in code. Most of it is of no concern to many owners, but it can be valuable for those who want to know the seasons for which their tires are intended, those who plan to replace their tires, or new-car buyers who are given a choice of sizes and types."

For tips on deciphering the code, click here.

Save the Children’s SMS Texting Program Helps Pakistani Flood Survivors to Help Themselves

"The simple act of SMS text messaging has helped scores of people displaced by the floods in Pakistan after Save the Children implemented an innovative way to use the mobile phone technology in its relief work.

A hotline has been up and running since early August which allows people to phone in or text suggestions or complaints relating to Save the Children’s health clinics and distribution centres."

Click here for more on this texting strategy.