The best of the best from across the Weblogs, Inc. Network

The Weblogs, Inc. network features over 100 independent, unfiltered bloggers producing over 1,000 blog posts a week
across over 75 industry-leading blogs. Each week we ask our bloggers to choose their top posts, which we bring to you
in one easy-to-read weekly post. You’ll find links to the hottest posts from the past week after the jump including an
Engadget Blinged-out Gadget Contest, the worst TV news of the week and information on the possible death of Tom Hanks.
Enjoy!

FlashInsider?s David Robinson is Bloggin straight from
Siggraph all week while Mike Schleifstein complains about
computer science being more important than art for
web development and discovers
unintelligent
web site design
will cause your users to leave forever.

Cinematical?s Karina Longworth reviews
The Aristocrats and browses the
Lesbian Movie Scene Encyclopedia
while Bob Sassone investigates the death of
Tom Hanks.

BBHub?s Russell Shaw finds
Blackberry Poker, finds
wireless coverage
under San
Francisco
and says you don?t need a laptop
anymore.

The Unofficial Photoshop Weblog?s Jan Kabili debuts the new
Just Ask feature by answering a reader?s question about
clipping masks in Photoshop CS and CS2,explains
how to give your photos a contrast bump without
losing too much detail,and seeks new bloggers for
The Unofficial Photoshop Weblog.

The VoIP Weblog?s Ted Wallingford says the
bottom line is money, discourages the UN from taking
over and ruining ICANN, and recommends some changes to
SwitchVox?s tips for small businesses thinking about
VoIP.

Gadling?s Erik Olsen ponders a PhD in
air guitar and welcomes Al Gore?s
Current TV while Adrienne Wilson smells a
nostril tour.

HDBeat?s Kevin C. Tofel explains the difference between
EDTV and HDTV and asks who are the
scariest celebrities in HD while Todd
Carter wants to know what shows you
want to see
in HD.

TVSquad?s Jen Segrest on more
house arrest for Martha while Adam
Finley likes naked people (on the BBC) and Bob
Sassone reveals the worst news of the week.

Blogging Baby?s Stefania Butler asks if
bottle-feeding is the mark of a bad mother while Jay
Allen reports on the slow erasure of the separation of church and the
state of Texas and Sarah Gilbert wants to know what
to do when a stranger want to hold your baby.

TUAW?s Laurie A. Duncan reminds us that August is
Mac Mod Month and Scott McNulty laments
HP?s ditching the iPod while C.K.
Sample, III freaks out at the introduction of Apple?s first
multibutton-esque mouse.

The Wireless Weblog?s Michael Sciannamea agrees that the end
of the Texas WiFi Fight will have wide
implications
and says that cellphones and their related services are as easy to purchase as a
bottle of milk while covering the government?s
approval of the Sprint-Nextel merger.

Luxist?s Rick Reed discovers a pair of
pricey Prada kicks and Peter Thompson whisks us away to
Marianne Island while Deidre Woollard finds history mixed
with luxury at the Joel Smith Estate.