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1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

Man from ministry investigated over blog

The man, who works for the Ministry of Social Development, has been suspended amid questions about comments he posted on the Whale Oil blog.


6 hrs ago | BlogHer

How to Use Instagram and Make it Your Blog's Best Friend

If you read the blogging better series , you know that I am a H-U-G-E advocate of using social media to market your blog.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

10 hrs ago | CIO

Microsoft Purges 1,500 Copycat, Fraudulent Windows 8.1 Apps

Starts scrubbing the Windows Store after report last week identified widespread junk apps that tricked customers into paying for free software Microsoft has begun clamping down on sham Windows Store apps that try to dupe users into paying for free software, the company announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

11 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Dairy farmer's blog has followers from all over the country

Carrie Mess, a Watertown area dairy farmer and blogger, writes about farm life and has attracted readers from around the country.


Related Topix: Marketing, Agriculture, Science, Startups, Facebook, Hume, NY

15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Live blog: Leaders' debate

Prime Minister John Key, right, and Labour Leader David Cunliffe shake hands prior to the TVNZ leader's debate.


Wed Aug 27, 2014


Way beyond Lunchables: How a busy Mukilteo mom feeds her family

Reshma Seetharam's food blog, My Foodarama , has meals to whet the appetites of the whole fam damily.


Related Topix: Dining, Mukilteo, WA, Life, Food, Recipes, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert

Malaysia Chronicle

Victim of Persecution: Sex blogger Alvin Tan's lawyer has no idea where he is

Alvin Tan's lawyer Chong Joo Tian has no idea where his client is and has been unable to reach him - even though an arrest warrant has been issued for the now-notorious sex blogger.



Misleading Social Security data

I seem to be spending a lot of time on Social Security lately, as a barrage of articles, op-eds, and blogs contend that the program is dramatically more generous than we thought and in much worse shape.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

The Washington Post

Discovery cancels a Sons of Gunsa after star is charged with child rape

On Wednesday, Discovery Channel confirmed the network has canceled its docu-series "Sons of Guns."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television, Sports

The Daily Record

Court: Threat records on Ohio governor not public

The state of Ohio acted legally in withholding records documenting threats against Republican Gov. John Kasich from a political blogger who requested them, the Ohio Supreme Court decided Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

Paul Andre De Vera posted a blog post

Hiring an SEO expert is hard because SEO is changing all the time.. Most business owners know nothing about SEO, and even if they do, it's probably outdated.


Related Topix: Google, Startups

5 Hilariously Snarky Design Blogs That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Plain, Normal House

There's a very specific sort of hate-reading that has nothing to do with checking out your sworn enemy's Facebook statuses or scrolling through the site of a blogger you love to hate.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Social Software

Cape Cod Times

7 new takes on 7-layer salad

It's the quintessential potluck food: seven-layer salad. With its layers of iceberg lettuce, peas, tomatoes, onions, cheddar cheese, bacon and mayonnaise, it's colorful, crunchy and creamy all in one bite.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Mike's Blog Round Up

Reports have Burger King seeking to buy Tim Hortons and move to Canada . We win, America.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, US News, Liberal Political News

The New Zealand Herald

Collins forced to backtrack over claim

Under-pressure Justice Minister Judith Collins has had to backtrack this morning, after mistakenly saying the Privacy Commissioner had cleared her of wrong-doing in giving the details of a public servant to Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.



That's Rather Lovely: 17 Homes Proving That Melbourne Owns the Design Blog Game

If the wild world of design blogs is any indication-and really, of course it is-it would appear that the entirety of Melbourne is not so much a bustling city down under, but instead one big glossy, photo-ready example of hipster-y home decor done right.


Related Topix: Real Estate

Air Force Times

Spouse to receive White House entrepreneurship honor

Air Force wife Adrianna Domingos-Lupher is being honored as a White House Champion of Change, but says she didn't become an entrepreneur for the recognition.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Global Voices Online

Two Months After Flooding, Digital Freedoms in Serbia Are Still in Trouble

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: Journalism

The Washington Post

Fox News blasts MSNBCa s Al Sharpton for role in Ferguson

In a segment on last night's "O'Reilly Factor," Fox News host Bill O'Reilly showed no appreciation for the triple duty that Al Sharpton has been pulling as MSNBC host, activist in the Ferguson crisis and informal liaison to the White House .


Related Topix: Business News


The implications of a connectivist learning blog model and the changing role of teaching and learning

While the use of Web 2.0 tools and specifically blogs is becoming increasingly popular within higher education and has been shown to promote learning, relatively little is known about the manner in which such tools may affect how teaching and learning may change as a result of the use of such tools.