I suppose I could tell you why these links are interesting, but that would be telling:

Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive – some more scientific than others

‘#CNNFail’: Twitterverse slams network’s Iran absence – I’m sure there was an important story about American Idol they needed to cover

Drugs Won the War – but you knew that

The Web back in 1996-1997 – but you remember this

Target Women: Lady Friends – do these commercials persuade anyone to do anything?

America’s best-selling car – and we’re totally getting one