If you’re wondering what Real Simple Syndication (RSS) and News Readers are, the website Back in Skinny Jeans has an great explanation of the above terms in their “How to explain RSS the Oprah way.”
The title may be tongue in cheek, but the concepts explained there are dead on. It illustrates how RSS and news readers work and how you can use them to enhance your web browsing experience. The URL is http://tinyurl.com/lbp5p, or you can go to: http://cravingideas.blogs.com/backinskinnyjeans/2006/09/how_to_explain_.html
For a more techie take on news readers the website TechCrunch has a great overview of available web based readers, complete with a comparison chart of available features. Go to http://tinyurl.com/npr4t
Explore these tools and start putting some order to your web browsing!