The most prominent result from the new eyetracking studies is not actually new. We simply confirmed for the umpteenth time that banner blindness is real. Users almost never look at anything that looks like an advertisement, whether or not it’s actually an ad. (Indeed, banner blindness is moving beyond the online realm, for example into ballot design.)
For those who didn’t know – there is a kind of standard of web application design, known as 960 grid system
Alternative is 978 grid system described by http://www.webdesignerwall.com/demo/simpler-grid/978grid.html
Professional looking, nice colors.
Useful business news site I opened for myself http://www.businessinsider.com/