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3 Non-Linux sites I like

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- I like to pull in this site because it gives a good rundown of some of the world's most interesting events, such as natural disasters and major political happenings. It's like Headline news. An overview of the world. Most of the time I just read the headlines in my newsreader, but sometimes I want the details.

- Probably self-explanatory, but they publish a daily picture of penguins at Antarctica. And they let the picture come in through the feed, so that's even cooler. Nothing like pictures of cute penguins. There are other sites that show a daily pic of penguins, but they don't show the pic in the feed.

- I like this site because he features news that funny, odd, and sometimes shocking. Kinda like the old Reuter's Oddnews (or whatever it was called), but ...well, uncensored. He lets some posts come through the reader and some others you have to go to the site. But most crack me up. And sometimes the comments are worth the trip.

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