Thursday, May 08, 2008



Blogrunner is a news aggregator from The New York Times that monitors articles and blog posts and tracks news stories as they develop across the Web.


Livescribe :: Never Miss A Word

The Pulse's primary power is its ability to record audio while you write. Later, if you tap a written word, the pen plays back the audio it recorded at that moment. (Or, rather, what it heard five seconds before you started writing, to compensate for your reaction time.


Obama Girl is Lobbied by Senator Mike Gravel


Watch Your Head comic - Cory Thomas :: Illustrator

Watch your Head chronicles the lives of six teenagers as they awkwardly negotiate the unfamiliar terrain of adulthood. They come from different backgrounds and cultures, bringing their unique perspectives to the campus of Oliver Otis University, the purported Mecca for black intellectuals.
The strip follows their development as they begin the process of growth and venture on their individual paths. They face their inexperience, insecurity and idiosyncrasies and gain enlightment about their world. Along the way, they teach each other valuable lessons about live, love and lasting friendship.


When Tara Met Blog

When Tara Met Blog is a personal blog by twenty-something Tara Settembre, former NYKer and journalist who is now working in PR in Los Angeles. Read about her adventures and mishaps, the celebs she runs into, relationship advice, film reviews, cupcakes, fashion and more.


The Year in Pictures

James Danziger has been involved in photography for a long time. His blog "The Year in Pictures" is a record of photographs (and a few other things) that have captured his attention.


Blogger Buster

Blogger Buster is a complete resource site for those using the Google Blogger platform to publish their blogs.



25 years of knitting tricks want out of my mind, and into yours.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008


NativeiPhoneApps - The Best iPod Touch Applications and iPhone Applications on the Internet.


Primary Night in Raleigh, NC, May 6, 2008


Word Magic - Word Lists - English


The Adventures of Johnny Bunko

Meet Johnny Bunko. He's probably a lot like you. He did what everybody – parents, teachers, counselors -- told him to do. But now, stuck at a dead-end job, he's begun to suspect that what he thought he knew is just plain wrong. One bizarre night, Johnny meets Diana, the unlikeliest career advisor he's ever seen. Part Cameron Diaz, part Barbara Eden, she reveals to Johnny the six essential lessons for thriving in the world of work.

Why write a career guide in manga?

Because most career books just plain stink.


They're too long, too boring, and too quickly outdated.


Today most people get their tactical career information online – how to write a resume, what questions to ask in an interview, who to use as a reference, etc. 


What they want in a book, or so people tell me, are what they can't get from Google.  They want strategic lessons – and they want it presented in an accessible, to-the-point way.  Most career books take about 30 hours to plow through. 


You can read this book in an hour.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008




Backup: Online Backup Services - MacInTouch Reader Reports


BackJack - The Premium Mac Online Backup Service + Skitch = fast and fun screen capture and image sharing. + Skitch = fast and fun image sharing. is a webservice that works hand in hand with our application Skitch to give you 1-click
uploading of images for fast and fun image sharing. - The Global Broadband Speed Test


Backup Review - Helping you choose the right backup solution.


Kalan Porter - Hurray (I'm Bringing Scrabble Back)

Monday, May 05, 2008


Why Things Cost $19.95: Scientific American

Why Things Cost $19.95
What are the psychological "rules" of bartering?


Darfur: rebellion from the margins. - By Shane Bauer - Slate Magazine


Xobni: Email organization, search, and navigation for your Outlook inbox

Xobni is the Outlook plug-in that helps you organize your flooded inbox.


DeFlocked - a new comic strip

DeLirious. DeLusional. DeBauchery.
-- A Modern Newspaper Sitcom

"At its core, DeFlocked is simply about four misfits who are just trying to fit in."

Sunday, May 04, 2008


Slide - slideshows, slide shows, photo sharing, image hosting, widgets, MySpace codes, web publishing, music - Slide


The Young Turks

The Young Turks, the first nationwide liberal talk show and first live, daily internet TV show, is a funny, smart, irreverent and entertaining look at politics, sex, news, pop culture, current affairs and personal stories. The show aires live Monday to Friday from 3 - 5pm ET with a post game show from 5 - 7pm ET.

The Turks, all under 40 and with an infectious zeal for lampooning the right-wing Establishment, are fun to watch and listen to… More than just entertaining.
Ron Grover, Business Week

 (The Young Turks have) helped pioneer the rapidly developing field of online programming. - Matea Gold, Los Angeles Times

 Part Howard Stern, Part Howard Dean… The Young Turks offer a host of innovative programs with a political edge. - Kathy Newman, Pittsburgh City Paper

 Maybe (the Democrats) could tune in (to The Young Turks) for some ideas.
The Detroit News


Silicon Alley Insider



FriendFeed enables you to keep up-to-date on the web pages, photos, videos and music that your friends and family are sharing. It offers a unique way to discover and discuss information among friends.

Sign up for FriendFeed, invite some friends, and get a customized feed made up of the content that your friends shared — from news articles to family photos to interesting links and videos. FriendFeed automatically imports shared stuff from sites across the web, so if your friend favorites a video on YouTube, you get a link and a thumbnail of the video in your feed. And if your friend likes a news story on Digg, you get a link in your feed. FriendFeed makes all the sites you already use a little more social.


Friends May Be the Best Guide Through the Noise - New York Times

"The question from our standpoint is, how you find signal in the noise?" said Peter Fenton, a partner at Benchmark Capital, which recently invested in FriendFeed. "If you assume the volume of information continues to grow exponentially, it is going to keep getting harder and harder to figure out where you want to spend 30 minutes to two hours online."

That's where the sites like FriendFeed, Iminta, Plaxo, Readr, Mugshot and others try to harness the wisdom of friends. They let their users choose whose feeds they want to follow — the relationship does not have to be reciprocal — and allow them to restrict their own feeds only to people with whom they feel comfortable.


Wal-Mart Blog |


News Hounds: We watch FOX so you don't have to.


Digg / World & Business


Media Matters

Using the website as the principal vehicle for disseminating research and information, Media Matters posts rapid-response items as well as longer research and analytic reports documenting conservative misinformation throughout the media. Additionally, Media Matters works daily to notify activists, journalists, pundits, and the general public about instances of misinformation, providing them with the resources to rebut false claims and to take direct action against offending media institutions.


Dave Barry's Blog


TODAY'S ZAMAN - News from Turkey

I welcome all our readers across the world who are keenly interested in developments in Turkey and its immediate geographic vicinity. The editorial staff and I are well aware of the fact that this paper, in both its print and Web editions, is being closely followed by a great number of people all over the world on a daily basis. The reason is simple yet also complex: Turkey stands at the world's geographic and political crossroads. In recent years it has become one of the most closely followed and frequently discussed countries.

Turkey is increasingly becoming involved in world affairs, more than ever before, thanks to growing relations with the European Union, globalization, intercultural interactions and increasing economic and political interdependency among countries.

Global conflicts and tensions are growing and spreading, making communication among different societies, cultures, religions and languages necessary. Granted that Turkey is not immune to this process, we felt the need to establish a new mass media source that ensures credible news, objective analysis and trustworthy information for those interested in the country's social, economic, cultural and political development.

Today's Zaman, with an open-minded and visionary perspective, was born out of this necessity as an English-only newspaper in 2007. Within a year of its launch, Today's Zaman became the most-circulating English-language newspaper in Turkey, scoring substantial distance from its closest competitor. Its excellence was also confirmed by the presentation of 21 awards in the Society for News Design's (SND) annual "The Best of Newspaper Design™ Creative Competition." Today's Zaman won an "Award of Excellence" in the contest in 2008, following closely some of the world's most prestigious newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Guardian.


McClatchy blog: Inside Iraq

"Inside Iraq" is a blog updated by Iraqi journalists working for McClatchy Newspapers. They are based in Baghdad and outlying provinces. These are firsthand accounts of their experiences. Their complete names are withheld for security purposes.


Blog: Baghdad Observer

Baghdad Observer is written by Leila Fadel, the Baghdad bureau chief for McClatchy Newspapers. She has covered the war in Iraq for Knight Ridder and now McClatchy on and off since June 2005, as well as the 34-day war in Lebanon between Hezbollah and Israel in the summer of 2006.


23/6 - Some of the News, Most of the Time


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