Monday, May 18, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 18 May 09

photo of Deng Yujiao

China’s Internet portals are still rife with discussion after a foot masseuse in Hubei Province allegedly stabbed two local officials and killed one Sunday after turning down what she said were their aggressive sexual advances. Bob Chen reports.

Netizens Discuss If Reporting Rape Jeopardizes Wedding A Chinese netizen asks for advice on an internet BBS forum for a friend who was raped before her wedding. Should she report it and risk her wedding/marriage?

Here are "100 Geeks You Should be Following on Twitter," according to Wired.

Spam Haiku: Why 60 percent of Twitterers quit

My answer is NO to the question posed on Mike Harvey's blog: WolframAlpha - should Google be quaking in its boots?

A New York Times columnist involved in plagiarism? Can it be?

Can music help bring us closer together? Noa and Mira Awad hope their message from the Eurovision Song Contest reaches far and wide. Gilad Lotan updates us about the journey of those two musicians and reactions to their performances in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest.

Fiddle-wielding Norwegian singer wins EUROVISION...


Slideshow And Then There Were Two: American Idol Finale It's down to the final two on American Idol.

Season Finale of Gossip Girl tonight at 8! (This is a VHS occasion - while TIVOing may be nice, you can easily passalong a VHS or VHS-to-VCD copy of the show to friends!)

A flower for your "Mellow Yellow Monday" and letters from kittycats.

The Aesthetic of Lostness writes about the difficulties of being a female motorcyclist in Morocco.

Anthony Joseph

Tori Amos' new album is streaming on MySpace

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