Being new to the world of blogs, have started nosing around in this unfamiliar environment.
First discovery is Blogdex - a research project of the MIT Media Laboratory tracking the diffusion of information through the weblog community. They say: 'Ideas can have very similar properties to a disease, spreading through the population like wildfire. The goal of Blogdex is to explore what it is about information, people, and their relationships that allows for this contagious media.'
To this end you can log on and see the most contagious information currently spreading in the weblog community. Naturally, as of this moment, the list of topics is dominated by the London bombings.
See: We're Not Afraid.com
But the number one story of the moment is Edible Meat Can be Grown in a Lab on Industrial Scale
Do not miss it
'The Generalist' is now linked to their survey. We'll report back on developments (if any).