I'm very excited to start to use bloglines. I like how bloglines is customized to an individual's wants. It makes me realize just how much information is out there and how much information I don't know about everyday! I'm especially excited to start reading some of the edublogger blogs. I just read CoffeeBreak in Espanol. Listening to their conversations and authentic accents should help to keep me fresh with the language. Furthermore, I might be able to play some of those conversations for my students to check for comprehension. I would prefer to use a conversation from a site like CoffeeBreak instead of a boring, textbook-generated CD. Conversations on Coffeebreak are real and are happening now- they're about real, living people instead of a fictitious Carlos or Ana talking about what they will do this weekend.
I'm also excited to get updates on tennis!
I customized msn.com (mymsn) and it seems it was done in the same way. I could choose to have updates on sports, weather, news, movies/music, etc. Do websites like that function in similar ways to an RSS feed?