| Monday, December 11, 2006
| WEBSITES WORTH OPENING AND CHECKING
Vote for your own favorite; see a gallery of best reader photos of the year;
and see more from our award-winning photographers.
The unsavory side of the diamond trade is the focus of the new film Blood Diamond.
Follow the hourney that the precious stones make - from mining in Africa to cutting,
polishing and marketing.
Who will be the 2006 TIME Person of the Year?
Let your voice be heard.
It's in Japanese. Two Japanese officials - including Vice Minister of Health Noritoshi Ishida, have launced a six month fight with flab, and they are blogging about it.
The Norodom Sihanouk, King Father of Cambodia posts scanned-in highlights from the royal mailbox, news stories and video clip of him singing original tunes.
Jon Riki Karamatsu state legislator of Hawaii talks story, as Hawaiians say.
He says he wants his blog to show his "human side" - from naming his pet carp to a eulogy for his gandma.
Ray Cox, state rep of Minnesota, one of the first officials to blog, has posted
hotos of his wife Ellen's Thanksgiving prep and tree decorating. Openness did'nt
help at the polls - in November he lost.
The mad-haired British M.P's Boris Johnson of England rant on being stuck in
traffic("You gibber and you you chew your tie and rend your shirt") typifies his trademark Bo-Jo eccentricity.
Now you can read Quotes of the Day from TIME.com on the Web browser of your cell
(Source: TIMEMAG Dec.18'06 issue)
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