Recently rated the 18th most influential blog in the world by Wikio, Basic Thinking, which has the tag line 'Mein Haus, Mein Himmel, Mein Blog', is run by Robert Basic of Usingen, Germany, who aims 'to boldly blog what no one has blogged before', and recently posted his 10,th entry. The site attracts more than 70, readers a day and has been named one of Time's Top Design Influences.
Basic Thinking reports on technology and odds and ends, encouraging readers to rummage through an edition of the New York Times one minute and to contemplate the differences between mooses and elks the next. So if you're out and about and a guy called Scott asks to take your picture, just smile. Taking the protest online, Students for a Free Tibet SFT is a global, grassroots network of students campaigning to free Tibet, which has been occupied by China since Students in Tibet face arrest for posting on the site, but many escape to blog about their experiences in exile.
Their regular 'Crap Email From a Dude' feature is especially fantastic, as is their coverage of current stories opinionated and consistently hilarious and politics.
Engadget provides breaking news, rumours and commentary on, for instance, a camera able to track a head automatically, the very latest HD screen or 'visual pollution' concerns prompted by hand-held pico laser-projectors.Having an informed opinion will be a must, but if you are as yet unable to tell your Iowa Caucus from your Feiler Faster Thesis, Marbury — a British blog on American politics — is the place to start.The site's creator, Ian Leslie, is an ex-expat who fell for American politics during a four-year stint living in New York.The world's most popular blog on gadgets and consumer electronics, Engadget was founded by Peter Rojas in and won the Web Blogs Awards that year and each year since.Last year, a mistake confirmed Engadget's power - upon reporting a supposed email which turned out to be a hoax from Apple, informing Apple employees of a delay in the launch of i Phone, Apple's share price fell by 3 per cent within minutes. No matter what happens between now and 4 November, you can be certain the US presidential election of will be among the most historically important and dramatic of any fought.Created by Satoshi Yamasaki and Mazaki Keito of Osaka, Gigazine is the most popular blog in Japan, covering the latest in junk foods and beverages, games, toys and other ingredients of colourful pop product culture.