Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 21 July 09

Beaters and haters always say "I'm sorry" and usually beat and hate again later on down the road: Miss Info reveals Chris Brown’s public apology: “I have told Rihanna countless times…that I am truly truly sorry” - whoa. this came out of nowhere….. Chris Brown has issued a video statement apologizing directly, not via lawyer or via song or twitter….to Rihanna! (Keep the Pepper Spray handy, Ri!)

Barnes and Noble launches eBookstore, Partners with Plastic Logic - Well look at that, Barnes & Noble is getting into the e-book game... TechCrunch reports!

In recent months, Yahoo Inc. and several big law firms have been surprised by disclosures of pending layoffs or internal memos detailing cost cuts on blogs ... WSJ has details...

Bahrain-based blogger Shirley Dockerill, who writes at White Girl Arab World, had a male student walk out of her class because she was female: “I'd forgotten there is a school of thought here which doesn't allow interaction with non-relatives of the opposite sex, in any way, shape or form.”

China: Tweeting a detention experience

India: Chasing a solar eclipse

Dallas Penn: The Internets Made Me Do it…

Trying to get focused? Try THIS!

One must be careful with one's money, especially in today's floundering global economy! I found a neat blog loaded with frugal tips! You can access it by clicking right here! Now, when goals are set, plans generally follow. Frugal Duchess posted more great tips and links!

Uncommon Sense marks the 48th birthday of Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, a political prisoner “who by his example provides the moral leadership needed for that struggle [for freedom] to eventually prevail.”

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