Latest Graham Jones Stories

2011-07-18 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceGrabber®, a part of Experian, just released additional results of its Back-to-School Shopping Forecast survey, revealing that 48 percent of shoppers plan to spend $250 or more on back-to-school purchases, and 25 percent will spend $500 or more. This is a modest decrease from back-to-school budgets in 2010, when 56 percent of consumers indicated that they would spend $250 or more and 31 percent planned to spend $500 or more....

2010-03-22 08:32:34

Two decades of atomic bomb testing in the atmosphere are yielding an unexpected bonus for consumers, scientists reported March 21 at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It's a new test to determine whether that Bordeaux or burgundy is from a fine vintage year and commands premium price or actually is a counterfeit vin ordinaire or cheap plonk worth much less. Graham Jones, Ph.D., who headed the research, said that misrepresenting the vintage "” the year...

2009-10-15 09:53:26

A study of 16 to 24 year olds has discovered that 75% say that they "couldn't live" without access to the internet. The survey, conducted by online charity YouthNet, noted that four out of five youths took to the web for guidance. One third noted that they preferred to go online with their issues because of the simplicity of online resources. 76% of the research group thinks the internet remains a safe haven "as long as you know what you're doing." "Probably the middle-aged are the most...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.