Monday, December 28, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 28 December 09

Have a look at Xiaxue's Christmas Pictures! While we're perusing photographs, here's a snapshot of JFK cavorting on a yacht with a bunch of scantily clad gals!

Bloggers can relate to this::: Pat Austin piggybacking a post by Stacy McCain all about "Seasonal Traffic Suckage Syndrome" - what might I add to the discussion? Inaccurate counters, renegade widgets. Curiously, my post about the Hero of Flight 253 (despite qualifying under a few different 'hot' topics categories on Google trends) only pulled in about 100 extra visitors, which meakes me wonder if Google might be regionalizing or otherwise reducing the number of internetters who see any particular blog appear in search results. For example: once when my blog was unknown and getting 30 hits a day if I was lucky, an old post I wrote about a local woman got 19-THOUSAND hits in a single day from Google when the woman made national headlines. I would think that my Flight post should have pulled in AT LEAST bare minimum 500 visitors. Something doesn't add up!

Not to burst ProBlogger's baloon (or step on his toes), but this fellow is SO overrated! Take his roundup of blogging tips and tricks with a grain of salt!

December 20, around 4:10 in the afternoon, as a result of being refused delivery of an ice cream cone, Huang X charged into a Yueqing City [in Wenzhou City of Zhejiang Province] Do & Me store, smashed two of the store’s cash registers, and beat the 2-month pregnant store manager Miss Chen multiple times. [VIDEO] On the night of the 22nd, Huang X surrendered himself to Yueqing police.
MORE FIGHT FOOTAGE:::Bloody Fight On The 6 Train (NYC) via Gothamist - A straphanger recorded a brutal fistfight on the 6 train that left a woman bleeding profusely from the face. The video link has been disappearing and re-appearing, so you might have to search for it yourself on YouTube or Google!

Controversial rapper Eminem has agreed to refrain from performing homophobic lyrics during an upcoming festival in the United Kingdom next summer...
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