The Story of the Shopping Cart ยป Sociological Images

Interesting history!

http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2015/04/10/the-story-of-the-shopping-cart/

Without enormous carts, Big Box discounters and wholesale club stores couldn’t exist. You can’t carry a box of 50 packages of Ramen noodles, 36 rolls of toilet paper, a box of 3 gallons of milk, enough soup for the entire winter, and a DVD player you just found on sale around without a huge cart.

U.S. Smartphone Use in 2015 | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/04/01/us-smartphone-use-in-2015/

10% of Americans own a smartphone but do not have broadband at home, and 15% own a smartphone but say that they have a limited number of options for going online other than their cell phone. Those with relatively low income and educational attainment levels, younger adults, and non-whites are especially likely to be “smartphone-dependent.”