The Weblogs, Inc. Network brings you its best of the best
The Weblogs, Inc. network features over 100 independent, unfiltered bloggers producing over 1,000 blog posts a week across over 75 industry-leading blogs. Each week we ask our bloggers to choose their top posts, which we bring to you in one easy-to-read weekly post. You’ll find links to the hottest posts from the past week after the jump including Birthday POEtry, a request for someone to act like the champion they are, and five favorite treehouses of horror. Enjoy!
TVSquad's Ryan Budke lists his favorite five Simpsons Treehouse of Horror segments and Keith McDuffee rattles off his list of the best five episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Plus, find out what "fanesia" means, as Bob Sassone lists off his top five fanesia moments.
Blogging Baby's Jen Creer exposes the elementary school teacher who punished a child because his parents didn't help with his homework while Nicole Apostola and readers strategize about scheduling baby number two and an eight-year-old girl kills a bear. Sarah Gilbert's proud of her accomplishment, but some readers aren't so sure.
CardSquad's Wil Wheaton thinks Phil Hellmuth is one of the best players in the game, but it's time he stopped berating other players and started acting like a champion and, with only 56 shopping days until Christmas, Joanne Lutynec helps you shop for the poker player in your life. Plus... What's The Hammer? Who are The Hilton Sisters? Derek McGuire examines the origins of some popular poker lingo.
Slashfood's Sarah Gilbert discovers the virtues of Brussels sprouts while Andrew Barrow reports on celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey's claim that women "can't cook to save their lives" and Sarah J. Gim rounds up entries from Slashfood's Great Pumpkin Day.
Luxist's Jordan Running uncovers two unique sinks, one made of wood and one that looks like it is made from submarine parts and Deidre Woollard finds a Vail ski house with a separate playhouse just for entertaining
TUAW's David Chartier wants to know what you would change about Apple Mail and Laurie A. Duncan wonders if Apple should offer a free OS X virtual machine inside every iPod. Plus a TUAW reader, Zeno, sent in a video of Front Row running on his Mac mini.
DVguru's newest member Zadi Diaz highlights the release of the new video publishing software VideoEgg, Ajit Anthony gives a run down of all the top iPod video conversion applications, and Mike Burgoyne takes a look at the official specs of the new Panasonic DVX100B.
HD Beat's Richard Lawler finds that some TV ads are now in high-def and Matt Burns reports that BeyondTV 4 software ships with some HD capable graphics cards while Kevin C. Tofel writes about Akimbo and gets a “leak” from the CEO: AkimboHD is coming soon!
Engadget's Ryan Block opens applications to join the new Engadget Folding@home team and Peter Rojas points out the newest Treo 650 accessory, the Music Dock. Plus, Switched On celebrates its first birthday with POEtry.
Software Updatesmore updates
- Apple Remote Desktop updated with Yosemite support
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 updates now available
- Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS channel comes to Apple TV
- Logic Pro X update brings AirDrop support, new effects, tools, and more
- Parallels Access 2.5 released, adds file manager, computer-to-computer remote access
- The Google Translate iOS app is about to get a lot smarter