Thursday, December 03, 2009

Thursday Round Up

Can everyone please stop talking about Tiger Woods?

Did you know Google Can Help You Send Holiday Greetings via Snail Mail for Free?

Brian Solis tells us that Facebook is losing the 18-24 demographic, which is pretty interesting.

I was lucky enough to interview Chris Brogan, the co-author of TRUST AGENTS and Mitch Joel, the author of SIX PIXELS OF SEPARATION on BlogTalkRadio this week.

John Batelle tells us why he won't be reading books on his new ereader.

My new fave blog, The Feminista Files, is written by Erica-Kennedy, author of FEMINISTA and BLING.

It's rather upsetting to me that sometimes when I am researching on net, the term "Latina" gives me tons of porn results.

The Daily Beast: The 25 Smartest People of the Decade

What a cool gift idea: film of the month club membership.

How about a books-on-cheap subscription to www.bookswim.com - a Netflix for books?

Stanley Crouch on Big Behinds and the New Plastic Surgery Phenomena.

I can't say this enough: watch what you post on Facebook and unless your job entails it - don't post anything during work hours... 8 Facebook misfires that ruined lives

And another take: Read: Schoolchildren 'should be encouraged to blog and use Facebook to improve literacy at www.telegraph.co.uk.

Interesting article on acculturation, Latinos, quitting smoking and gender at www.scienceblog.com

Watch: Rosie Perez shows Martha Stewart how to make Coquito (traditional Puerto Rican Egg Nog)

Some local charities are asking whether children are in the country legally before giving them toys.

Follow-up: hoax behind Peruvian human fat ring

www.hispanic-culture-online.com launched

www.postbourgie.com takes a look at the regional/racial tradition of having macaroni and cheese at Thanksgiving.

Katie Couric speaks with Grammy winning musician, Shakira about being sexy and the importance of women being both strong and sexy on www.cbsnews.com.

Download and get the lyrics to Spanish Christmas Carols here.

What Bolano read: his top 5 and his top 5000

News: Spain and Spanish publishing will be the focus of BEA's Global Market Forum program in 2010.

Hip Hop lovers everywhere rejoice: There's a new site that allows you to discover the origins of any song - WhoSampled

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