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Cool RSS Feeds?

Cliff posted more than 9 years ago | from the special-interest-monitors dept.

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mgessner asks: "I'm searching for some new and interesting things to read related to geekdom, humor, the Internet, and all things technological. Normally, I'd search Google for this, but trying to find something like RSS feeds on Google would be like looking for a needle in a haystack: there's just too much to sift through. So, does anyone want to share their favorite RSS feeds (other than our own beloved /.) they'd like to recommend?"

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78 comments

thanks... (4, Funny)

bizpile (758055) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674230)

Thanks for the two helpful links in the article ;)

Re:thanks... (1)

menscher (597856) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674332)

Heh. I clicked on the /. one, and it took about 5 seconds to respond. I was thinking it was a pretty cool DoS to have slashdot link to itself....

Re:thanks... (1)

ahknight (128958) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676425)

Events Leading to the Apocalypse
#4,223: Slashdot Slashdotting Slashdot ... check
#4,224: Fark Farking Fark ... waiting

Re:thanks... (2, Insightful)

stevejsmith (614145) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674366)

God, that pisses the shit out of me when people post links to things like that. And it also gets really confusing when someone writes something like, "CNN reports that x and y are fucking around with z" and there's a link under "CNN" that just takes you to CNN, not the article, with the actual link to the article under "x and y are fucking with z."

Thanks...but I think I'm quite capable of typing "cnn.com" into my web browser.

Re:thanks... (5, Funny)

dhakbar (783117) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674623)

"God, that pisses the shit out of me..."

Dang, dude. If you're pissing shit, you should really see your physician.

Re:thanks... (1)

niteice (793961) | more than 9 years ago | (#10746030)

That was the funniest thing I've read all week.
Thank you.

Re:thanks... (2, Funny)

ahknight (128958) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676440)

Son, if you can't figure out how to hover your mouse, you deserve the frustration.

That is all...

Re:thanks... (1)

LordMyren (15499) | more than 9 years ago | (#10689664)

if you havent mastered the keyboard and still have to use a mouse, you're moving way way too slow. thats like, pre-internet time yo.

Re:thanks... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10690913)

For RSS feeds from tech sites, you just can't beat Daily Rotation.

http://www.dailyrotation.com

Re:thanks... (1)

doctorfaustus (103662) | more than 9 years ago | (#10690982)

uh.. that's DAILY ROTATION [dailyrotation.com]

Bloglines (5, Informative)

contrasutra (640313) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674243)

Bloglines.com [bloglines.com] is actually a neat way to get new RSS feeds.

It's basically a web RSS viewer. Add or Import (OPML) all your feeds in, and you can view them from anywhere. But the cool thing is that it will recommend other RSS feeds based on what you (and others) are subscribed too. It's very good, and I've found lots of useful feeds from it.

It's free, no ads, has import/export (no lock in), etc.

Re:Bloglines (2, Funny)

BortQ (468164) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674743)

> It's free, no ads, has import/export (no lock in), etc.

And with such a great business model you can be sure that it will last for a long time.

Re:Bloglines (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10675004)

> And with such a great business model you can be sure that it will last for a long time.

As long as Linux, rite?

How about my own http://livid.3322.org ? (2, Interesting)

lordliuxin (780741) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675326)

How about my site? I wrote a really simple python robot (I called it Lividot) to track almost 100 geekdom, humor, technological sites. You can reach it at: http://livid.3322.org/ [3322.org]

Re:How about my own http://livid.3322.org ? (1)

lordliuxin (780741) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675374)

Something just goest wrong,,,,But it's fixed now! Sorry for strange strings you may have seen :P http://livid.3322.org/ [3322.org]

Re:Bloglines (1)

Jamesie (615784) | more than 9 years ago | (#10678354)

I use Bloglines too, very good.

Hackermedia podcast (0)

Kizzle (555439) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674249)

The RSS feed from my site combined with the iPodder [sourceforge.net] app will download all kinds of hacking, phreaking, tech, and geek related amateur radio shows.

http://hackermedia.net [hackermedia.net]
http://hackermedia.net/wp-rss2.php [hackermedia.net]

The Register (1)

kcorporation (653500) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674331)

I recommend Engadget [engadget.com] . It's a blog that regularly posts all sorts of cool new gadgets. Of course, they have an RSS feed [engadget.com] as well.

Hmmmmmm (4, Informative)

Sevn (12012) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674386)

HST feed [go.com]

Electoral Vote feed [electoral-vote.com]

weird news [reuters.com]

Distilled and actually interesting NPR [npr.org]

News from the world [reuters.com]

You may not want to press that last link at work.. (3, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10674461)

...it's not an RSS feed, but a 'humoristic' link in Sevn's sig.

Re:You may not want to press that last link at wor (1)

bhtooefr (649901) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675853)

Here's what it does (I had my fingers on the mute button in case it was a sound thing - it was):

It shows a title saying "Top Ten Cute Kittens". It then shows a cute kitten. Next, when you think it'll show another kitten, it shows a message: "THE BOSS IS A CUNT!" It also screams that text. I don't know if it repeats, or not, though.

Re:You may not want to press that last link at wor (1)

Sevn (12012) | more than 9 years ago | (#10683595)

I'm sorry my particular kind of sick sense of humor made you become one of the few "freaks" I have in my list despite how controversial my opinions are at times. I'll do what I always do, and make you a "friend". Peace.

Re:You may not want to press that last link at wor (1)

bhtooefr (649901) | more than 9 years ago | (#10684235)

Second person that's done that...

I mark all who have shock sites in their sig or as their site as foes. That's why most of my foes are even there.

I know yours isn't as blatant as, oh, Last Measure (which is becoming MORE, not less, commmon), but that DID count as a shock site.

Re:Hmmmmmm (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10682753)

er ... watch out for that cute kittens link (at least turn down your volume).

Hackers (4, Interesting)

HRbnjR (12398) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674401)

If you like to keep up with your favorite hackers in the FOSS world:
http://www.planetplanet.org/ [planetplanet.org] has a list of blog aggregators for various projects!

An article for plugs? Why, thank you. ;) (1)

jfisherwa (323744) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674417)

Perhaps I'm a little biased, but NadaMucho [nadamucho.com] is my favorite RSS [nadamucho.com] feed. Perfect for the pop-culture/music-loving nerd.

sure (2, Informative)

Glog (303500) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674422)

Beloved Slashdot? Pfeh. But seriously try Gizmodo [gizmodo.com] or Lawrence Lessig's blog [lessig.org] .

Two good RSS directories of which I am aware (4, Informative)

Paul Bain (9907) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674432)

Recently, on a mailing list (cms@lists.cms-forum.org), NewsIsFree [newsisfree.com] was recommended as offering categorized RSS links, and Syndic8.com [syndic8.com] was also mentioned in this vein.

Keep in mind that it is increasingly likely that Atom will kick RSS's butt, at least as long as Dave "the Whiner" Winer continues to control RSS and to refuse to improve it. Indeed, the primarily reason that Atom exists is that Winer refused to allow any improvements to RSS. If I were you, I would investigate Atom (and Atom feeds) rather than spend time on that which is likely soon to become thrown into on the rubbish bin of history.

Re:Two good RSS directories of which I am aware (1)

BortQ (468164) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674759)

Ha! You do not know much about history if you think that atom will replace RSS. Once a protocol hits critical mass it is almost impossible to replace it, even if the substitutes are technically better.

RSS has hit critical mass. It will be around for a long, long time yet.

Re:good RSS directories -- longevity of protocols (1)

Paul Bain (9907) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676240)

Once a protocol hits critical mass, it is almost impossible to replace it, even if the substitutes are technically better.

Often, that is true. There a few reasons that this general rule does not apply in this case. First, RSS is far from having hit critical mass. Second, this inertia in the world of network protocols results from the difficulty in changing from an entrenched protocol to other, newer protocols. There will no such difficulty in changing from RSS to Atom. I cannot imagine why would it be difficult. Third, let me enumerate two protocols that fell on hard times shortly after hitting critical mass:

  1. Novell's IPX/SPX -- almost extinct.
  2. Gopher, the predecessor to HTTP.

Finally, protocols often evolve. Look at the history of SMTP or NNTP; SMTP has evolved many times. The change from RSS to Atom will be more akin to an evolution rather than a revolution. That's one reason why the change from RSS to Atom will be easy, rather than difficult.

Re:good RSS directories -- longevity of protocols (1)

BortQ (468164) | more than 9 years ago | (#10680493)

1. RSS has already hit critical mass. Mass media sites like the new york times, reuter's, etc all support it. These companies are not quick to change. 2. Atom vs RSS cannot be seen as an evolution, since atom is not backward compatible. If it had been then it would have been the clear successor to RSS. This was a huge mistake of atom's creators. It should have been backwards compatible. 3. Sorry dude, but gopher never hit critical mass. 4. I don't know the details of IPX. I assume that it was a propriety protocol? RSS is documented and easy to implement. Those are features that are hard to beat. I'd be happy to make a friendly bet about the most common syndication format in 5 or ten years. My money is on RSS.

Re:good RSS directories -- longevity of protocols (2, Interesting)

Isofarro (193427) | more than 9 years ago | (#10684827)

2. Atom vs RSS cannot be seen as an evolution, since atom is not backward compatible. If it had been then it would have been the clear successor to RSS. This was a huge mistake of atom's creators. It should have been backwards compatible.

Atom's main goal is to have a well specified unambigious specification [intertwingly.net] . The problem behind RSS is that it is ambigious - so leads to silent data loss - and it took the rather public failure at Reuters [intertwingly.net] for the point to sink in [harvard.edu] . As such, it is close to impossible for a specification to be both unambigious and backwards compatible with RSS. A clean break results in a cleaner and more implementable specification, especially since we are not loaded with the baggage of previous unreversable mistakes in RSS. Notwithstanding, the "solution" to the Reuters problem now breaks RSS2.0's backward compatibility with RSS0.91 [harvard.edu] .

Even the motivation behind Atom is clear:

Well, let's extend RSS into a new spec then. To keep any backwards-compatibility, we'd have to keep the top-level element as so people would think the format is actually RSS, and this would be really confusing.

Forget about backwards-compatibility. If we're not worried about backwards-compatibility, why are we bothering to keep around the old mistakes of RSS? Why not take this opportunity to fix them so that the future doesn't have to deal with all the kludges necessary to parse RSS today?

Re:Two good RSS directories of which I am aware (1)

ahknight (128958) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676401)

It's not a protocol, it's a file format. And as XHTML is slowly replacing HTML (the largest holdout being, of all places, Slashdot) so will Atom replace RSS. Google already moved Blogger over to Atom (the largest single supplier of feeds, period) and most blogging software can make Atom feeds now. Most readers can handle it. In the next rev of bloging packages they just need to turn off RSS and then it's done. After that it's just about waiting for the commercial feeds to move, and once the software is out there and stable (and the file format is stable...) then that will be a matter of a year or two.

It'll happen. It will take time, but it will happen. And someday, ten or twenty years down the line, Slashdot will move to it as well. Maybe.

Re:Two good RSS directories of which I am aware (1)

BortQ (468164) | more than 9 years ago | (#10681253)

XHTML is not really replacing HTML. Maybe at a few standards-conscious sites. The vast majority of the web is still HTML. It will stay like that for a long time.

My favourites as a sci/tech geek & newshound (3, Informative)

Ianoo (711633) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674439)

Anandtech [anandtech.com]
Ars Technica [arstechnica.com]
BBC Science/Nature [bbc.co.uk]
BBC Technology [bbc.co.uk]
CNET News [com.com]
Nature Science Update [nature.com]
Slashdot [slashdot.org]
Space.com [space.com]
SpaceWire [spacewire.net]
Wired News [wired.com]

Several feeds (5, Informative)

wka (23275) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674460)

  • The Daily WTF - A daily look at source code that can make one cringe, laugh, and/or cry (site [thedailywtf.com] , feed [thedailywtf.com] )
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day (site [nasa.gov] , feed [jwz.org] )
  • Stupid Security (site [stupidsecurity.com] , feed [stupidsecurity.com] )
  • Cool Tools - "A cool tool can be any book, gadget, software, video, map, hardware, material, or website that is tried and true." (site [kk.org] , feed [kk.org]
  • EFF's minilinks - see tomorrow's Your Rights Online posts today (site [eff.org] , feed [eff.org]
  • Your Gmail inbox (atom feed [google.com] )

Gadgetry (2, Interesting)

Apreche (239272) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674588)

gizmodo and engadget are two blogs that look at all sorts of electronic goodness daily. A lot of times they dupe each other, but mostly not. Reading both of them is far from redundant. And if you read them you start to laugh at how often slashdot gets the same news so much later.

In other words, if you read these two sites, you can turn off the matching topics on /.

Re:Gadgetry (1)

gt384u (560599) | more than 9 years ago | (#10690510)

Another site that invariably seems to propagate days later into slashdot is BoingBoing [boingboing.net] .

Cheap-to-Free Ogg Vorbis Audibooks (1)

xanderwilson (662093) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674619)

I run an audiobook project called Telltale Weekly. Cheap now in Ogg Vorbis, AAC, and MP3 formats via Bitpass. Free later with a Creative Commons License after five years or 100,000 sales, whichever comes first. RSS 2.0 feed [telltaleweekly.org] . You set 'em up, I'll at least bunt.

Not tech, but my favorite (1)

ted_nugent (226799) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674640)

For commentary on world news, I really like this one: http://www.reason.com/hitandrun/index.xml

All of the others I use tend to get rotated as I change clients.

Can anyone recommend... (1)

dhakbar (783117) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674665)

... a decent RSS reader for Windows?

Re:Can anyone recommend... (1)

herulach (534541) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674813)

Thunderbird. [mozilla.org] Top class email client, with a nice and simple rss reader in there. Was introduced in 0.8 IIRC.

Re:Can anyone recommend... (1)

Syris (129850) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675123)

I use the Sage plugin [mozdev.org] for Firefox [mozilla.org] and I like it quite a bit.

Re:Can anyone recommend... (1)

duplicate-nickname (87112) | more than 9 years ago | (#10687758)

The new version of Avant Browser [avantbrowser.com] includes support for RSS feeds. Avant is a pretty cool "wrapper" for IE.

Awasu! (1)

poopie (35416) | more than 9 years ago | (#10691373)

I love Awasu - wish they had it for Linux.

http://www.awasu.com

Here's some funky RSS (and atom) for you (2, Interesting)

BortQ (468164) | more than 9 years ago | (#10674724)

Steve Pavlina talks about personal growth, time management and other useful stuff:
http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/wp-rss2.php [stevepavlina.com]

Thomas Warfield about the life of a successful shareware author:
http://www.asharewarelife.com/atom.xml [asharewarelife.com]

Wikinerds RSS feeds (2, Interesting)

wikinerd (809585) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675053)

I have a site [wikinerds.org] which contains some interesting RSS feeds. Here I give you a list of the most interesting feeds of my site together with direct links to the RSS file (note some of them are dynamically generated via php but probably will work on any rss reader):
  • JnanaBase What's New RSS feed [wikinerds.org] : This is a general knowledge base wiki, a website where everyone can write anything they want. The feed contains links to the newest articles, that may be about anything, such as music, computers, etc. A section of the wiki, called IntelliWiki, is about Artificial Intelligence and builds a database of known facts that can be read by knowledge management software. Be warned, however, that the contents of this feed are not systematically reviewed. New articles are added several times every day.
  • NerdyPC What's New RSS feed [wikinerds.org] : This is a wiki knowledge base about Information Technology and computers. It contains quality articles that are passed through a review process. Contents are open source news, hardware information and very soon hardware reviews. New articles are added every day or two.
  • Wikinerds Portal RSS feed [wikinerds.org] : This is a portal website which publishes a variety of articles on computers, science, social issues etc. New articles, which usually contain many links to external websites (and Slashdot discussions!) are added usually every 1-2 days. However, some of the posted articles are just announcements about new content in the wikis described above (as well as other wikis that I host).

Just to clarify that these are not the only RSS feeds I offer, but just the most interesting ones that have useful content. I post this message not as an advertisement, but only because I truly believe that these feeds will be interesting to you (and you asked to be informed about interesting feeds).

Note: Please do not read the RSS feeds more than 4-6 times per day because I want to keep the server utilisation low.

Re:Wikinerds RSS feeds (1)

ahknight (128958) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676461)

Note: Please do not read the RSS feeds more than 4-6 times per day because I want to keep the server utilisation low.

And you posted it to Slashdot. Talk about counter-productive.

My Own Blogroll (4, Informative)

WCityMike (579094) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675061)

At this point, this has become almost as vague a question as asking the Slashdot population if they know of any cool weblogs or cool websites. That slight snark having been made, here's my own blogroll.

Bloggers: 43 Folders [blogs.com] , Kris Dresden [livejournal.com] , Diane Duane [blogspot.com] , Paul Ford [ftrain.com] , Neil Gaiman [neilgaiman.com] , Michael Hanscom [michaelhanscom.com] , Jason Kottke [kottke.org] , Anne Murphy [livejournal.com] , Jessamyn North [blogspot.com] , Alia Phibes [livejournal.com] , Quentin Tarantino [blogspot.com] , and Wil Wheaton [wilwheaton.net] .

Linklogs: Anil Dash [dashes.com] , Best of Craigslist [craigslist.org] , Boing Boing [boingboing.net] , CoolGov [coolgov.com] , Daze Reader [dazereader.com] , Fazed [fazed.net] , Kottke Remainders [kottke.org] , LinkMachineGo [timemachinego.com] , MetaJournal [livejournal.com] , Michael Hanscom's Linklog [michaelhanscom.com] , Museum of Hoaxes [museumofhoaxes.com] , NewYorkish [newyorkish.com] , Paul Ford's Linklog [ftrain.com] , Snopes: New [snopes.com] , SubText [blogs.com] , and UFies.org [ufies.org] .

Chicago: Chicagoist [chicagoist.com] , jamas.org [jamas.org] , CHICAGO.Metroblogging [metblogs.com] , Chicago Snapshot [chicagosnapshot.com] , CTA Tattler [typepad.com] , Gapers' Block [gapersblock.com] , and L or El [livejournal.com] .

Miscellaneous: Ask Slashdot [slashdot.org] , Citying [citying.com] , Cult of the One-Eyed Cat [oneeyedcult.com] , Good Plastic Surgery [goodplasticsurgery.com] , I Work With Fools [iworkwithfools.com] , Schmo Blog [spiketv.com] , TeeVee [teevee.org] , This Is Broken [typepad.com] , Today In Alternate History [blogspot.com] , and x-entertainment [weblogs.com] .

Apple Bloggers: Buzz Andersen [scifihifi.com] , Bill Bumgarner [pycs.net] , Todd Dominey [whatdoiknow.org] , Folklore [folklore.org] , Steven Frank [stevenf.com] , John Gruber [daringfireball.net] , Dave Hyatt [mozillazine.org] , Brent Simmons [inessential.com] , Michael Tsai [mjtsai.com] , Dan Wood [karelia.com] , and Unsanity [unsanity.org] .

Apple News: AirPort Blog [wireless-starter-kit.com] , Apple Hot News [apple.com] , Cult of Mac [tripod.com] , Mac 911 Weblog [macworld.com] , MacGeekery [macgeekery.com] , Mac Net Journal [whiterabbits.com] , MacMinute [macminute.com] , MacSlash [macslash.org] , MacThemes [macthemes.net] , Mac OS X Hints [macosxhints.com] , Slashdot: Apple [slashdot.org] , and TigerTracker [tigertracker.net] .

Apple Downloads: MacUpdate [macupdate.com] , Quicksilver Plug-ins [blacktree.com] , XIcons [interfacelift.com] , VT [versiontracker.com] , and wget [superdeluxo.com] .

Politics: Electoral Vote [electoral-vote.com] , Act For Love [typepad.com] , Baptist Death Ray [baptistdeathray.com] , John Perry Barlow [typepad.com] , Scott Bateman [livejournal.com] , William Gibson [williamgibsonbooks.com] , Dan Gillmor [siliconvalley.com] , Declan McCullagh [politechbot.com] , Joshua Marshall [talkingpointsmemo.com] , Markos Moulitsas [dailykos.com] , Dan Perkins [www.them.ws] , Lisa Rein [onlisareinsradar.com] , October Surprise [octobersurprise.net] , Regular [theregular.org] , Rude Pundit [blogspot.com] , Running Scared [blogspot.com] , Slashdot: Politics [slashdot.org] , Slashdot: YRO [slashdot.org] , TalkLeft [talkleft.com] , and Washington Note [thewashingtonnote.com] .

Technology: Buggin' My Life Away [asp.net] , Cool Tools [kk.org] , Google Weblog [blogspace.com] , Slashdot [slashdot.org] , and Wired News [wired.com] .

And let's not forget Survival Guide to Homelessness [blogspot.com] , They Will Know Us By Our T-Shirts [blogspot.com] , and LawGeek [typepad.com] . If these load in your browser, and your RSS reader supports the protocol, then create a bookmark that says: javascript:void(location.href='feed:'+location.hre f) And click on it when the XML page comes up. It'll prepend "feed://" to the page, which should cause your RSS reader to automatically subscribe to it. (At least it does with Brent Simmons' NetNewsWire.)

Can't help but promote my own site (1)

Guspaz (556486) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675191)

TekNews.net [teknews.net] , a site which aggregates the news from various tech sites (Currently Anandtech, Tom's Hardware, Ars Technica, Xbit, and Slashdot, with more on the way)

TekNews sports an RSS feed generator which allows you to generate an RSS feed containing news from any of it's sources.

Top hundred (1)

samael (12612) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675231)

Livejournal can act as an RSS reader, and lists their most popular feeds here:
http://www.livejournal.com/syn/list.bml

Calvin & Hobbes, Neil Gaiman, The Onion, Wil Wheaton and the BBC should start you off...

feeds for arstechnica forums (-1)

gee308 (167706) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675258)

feeds for arstechnica forums:
http://jtoy.net/ars/ars.htm

Good Linux RSS Applets? (1)

bottlerocket (605232) | more than 9 years ago | (#10675929)

While we're on the subject, does anyone know of a good RSS applet for Linux (preferably for KDE) that displays feeds? I'm aware of Liferea and KNewsTicker, but they either user a browser to display the news or take up half of the taskbar with a scrolling message. I'd prefer something that has a small window popup in the corner, a la Trillian.

comics! (2, Informative)

josath (460165) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676075)

If you like comics, here are a few in RSS form:

Dilbert [dwlt.net]
Penny Arcade [dwlt.net]
Foxtrot [ieatpaint.com]

Search around for your favorites.
Syndic8.com [syndic8.com] is a good place to search for feeds.

del.icio.us (2, Informative)

patelbhavesh (735074) | more than 9 years ago | (#10676271)

I like feeds of http://del.icio.us/ [del.icio.us] where anyone can submit their bookmarks and the most popular bookmarks can be seen.
There is also an extension for our favourite broowser Firefox at http://delicious.mozdev.org/ [mozdev.org]

feedster.com (1)

major.morgan (696734) | more than 9 years ago | (#10677230)

Check out their many different options for finding feeds.

I usually use:
http://www.feedster.com/feedfinder.php/ [feedster.com]

You can also put in any domain and see what feeds they offer (since not everyone puts and obvious links on their main page).

They are new and not all-inclusive, but a valuable resource that keeps improving.

National Weather Service (1)

astrojetsonjr (601602) | more than 9 years ago | (#10678397)

Information from the National Hurricane Center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/index-at.xml - a must during the hurricane season.

Their feed of local weather is also good.

warez the warez? (2, Interesting)

l0rd (52169) | more than 9 years ago | (#10678667)

If you check out google you can get some pretty good (unofficial) bittorrent rss feeds (*cough* suprnova *cough*).

Also what I find cool are rss feeds of tv listings.

Two other feeds I check out regularly that aren't mentioned here are Packet storm & Tomshardware.

Re:warez the warez? (1)

WCityMike (579094) | more than 9 years ago | (#10679431)

Also what I find cool are rss feeds of tv listings.

Any you can share?

Re:warez the warez? (1)

l0rd (52169) | more than 9 years ago | (#10680228)

Unfortunately I live in Holland. However a good feed for dutch channels is http://madcat.student.utwente.nl/rss/. This also includes BBC1 & 2.

If you're interested in tv listings you should also check out the xmltv project (http://membled.com/work/apps/xmltv/). It grabs tv listings over the internet and parses them into xml format. Processing these xml files into rss is trivial if you can code a bit.

Re:warez the warez? (1)

bedessen (411686) | more than 9 years ago | (#10694709)

for those too retarded to search for themselves here are some:

nforce: site [nforce.nl] feed selection page [nforce.nl]
#bt on EFNet: site [btefnet.com] feed [btefnet.com]
#tvtorrents on EFNet: site [tvtorrents.net] feed [tvtorrents.net]
youceff: site [youceff.com] feed selection page [youceff.com]
torrentbits: site [torrentbits.org] feed [torrentbits.org]
torrentmind: site [torrentmind.com] feed [torrentmind.com] (there are other feeds for individual categories)

Comic feeds (1)

Qwegrpt (768672) | more than 9 years ago | (#10679513)

White Ninja [nreynolds.me.uk]
Spamusement [spamusement.com]

syndic8 (1)

ehmdjii (622451) | more than 9 years ago | (#10679686)

i believe syndic8 [syndic8.com] has about the most complete collection of feeds.

A little bit of advise about political feeds (1)

ShatteredDream (636520) | more than 9 years ago | (#10679882)

Avoid the average political blog because they will either be ra ra Bush or Kerry. They won't be entertaining or insightful, just full of annoying and shrill rhetoric in favor of one of the two major parties.

Re:A little bit of advise about political feeds (1)

skadus (821655) | more than 9 years ago | (#10685894)

Actually, Spinsanity [spinsanity.org] 's RSS feed [spinsanity.org] is pretty good. They tend to bash both sides. :)

If only factcheck.org [factcheck.org] would make a feed...

content...not features (1)

majid_aldo (812530) | more than 9 years ago | (#10684081)

what is the concern about 'cool' rss feeds? i would find the appropriate CONTENT first, regardless of if it had a feed of not. if it did, all the better.

rss is supposed to be for the TIMELY distribution of information..not giving out snippets of an already established website.

Daily Rotation (1)

shr1n1 (263515) | more than 9 years ago | (#10685482)

I think this is what you are looking for. It is customizable with new feeds being added continuosly. It does not require you to sign or register. Your feed preferences are stored in a cookie.

Daily Rotation [dailyrotation.com]

I wish Slashdot had a this so that when I am done with slashdot, I can go to another tab where I can get a list of new headlines based on my subscriptions. I don't like the boxes, it clutters up the manin page.

The Register (1)

sec_14 (818208) | more than 9 years ago | (#10687270)

The Register [theregister.co.uk] has a good RSS feed.

I'm using Firefox - the RSS Live Bookmarks in a sidebar are quite useful.

sage for the firefox browser. (1)

michaelbuddy (751237) | more than 9 years ago | (#10690130)

Check out Sage, it's an extension for mozilla that is a feed reader. it separates content into a page for you in the browser. pretty cool. and you can bookmark to it's folder.

http://sage.mozdev.org/

The Filthy Monkey...It Plans... (1)

Shadwell (709447) | more than 9 years ago | (#10692821)

Check out Warren Ellis' [warrenellis.com] myriad of feeds. I've yet to see a day where something posted didn't pique my interest.

Ellis is definitely one of the coolest authors ever. You'd do well to check out his Transmetropolitan series and anything else he's written.

Mathforge RSS (1)

aaron240 (618080) | more than 9 years ago | (#10692862)

Plugging my own site: Mathforge math news feed [mathforge.net]
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