With literally millions of blogs floating around in cyberspace, it’s difficult to sort out the winners from the losers. Sure, we could have posted a top 10 by category, or a top 100, probably even a top 1000, but in the interest of time we decided to keep this post simple. If you aren’t interested in reading about what one of the millions of personal blog bloggers around the world made for lunch, but instead are looking for some fantastic sources of information on a variety of topics, start with our list of Top 10 blogs on the Internet:
TechCrunch has established itself as THE place for news related to all things even remotely tied to technology. Hailed as one of the top Websites on the Web, TechCrunch’s frequent daily posts and fast-breaking updates make it among the best of the best. In fact, nearly 2 million online users subscribe to its feed.
If it’s coming out of Hollywood – and sometimes even if it’s not – it’s on TMZ’s blog. This celebrity gossip blog often highlights “exclusive” and “breaking” news centered on Hollywood stars, athletes, music moguls, and other entertainment-related news.
3. Google Blog
The world’s most comprehensive Internet company also happens to sponsor one of the world’s most comprehensive blogs. Though most content on the official Google Blog focuses on what’s happening at Google, it also serves to help readers keep a finger on the pulse of online trends.
Interesting in keeping up on the newest tech toys on the market? Check out Gizmodo, the self-proclaimed “gadget guide.”
What Gizmodo brings to gadgets and products, Mashable brings to social networking. As one of the largest blogs on the Internet, Mashable’s specialty is in Web 2.0 sites & trends. In addition to covering some of the most popular social networking sites, Mashable also offers insights into smaller, less known sites.
No other blog in the world has spawned its own language. The main focus of ICHC is on the wonderful – and hilarious – world of cats … specifically, LOLCats, which offer a feline-slanted view on the world in a unique language known as LOLSpeak.
With an interactive approach to blogging, PostSecret depends on content provided by its readers in the form of anonymous postcards sent with creative secrets expressed. The photo blog has spawned books, calendars and one of the most loyal followings on the web.
Gawker provides a glimpse of life in fabulous New York, and is one of the most active blogs on our list. In fact, it’s not unusual to see 60 or most posts a day on Gawker, which focuses on celebrity sightings and other famous happenings in the city that never sleeps.
Those of us who live busy, chaotic lives – and honestly, who doesn’t fall into that category – have much to learn at Lifehacker. This interesting, informative blog offers insights into “life hacks,” or shortcuts & tips that aid in everyday life.
10. Huffington Post
The Huffington Post is a liberal-leaning blog that has grown dramatically in its four years of operation. In fact, the Huffington Post is largely heralded as the largest, most successful news outlet that is published exclusively online.
Congrats to all those making the list. We realize there are millions of other blogs out there that are worth mentioning in nearly every category on the web, from sports, to finances, to family, to blog backup, to services, and many other categories. Maybe we’ll expand to categories in the future. For the time being, please share by posting your top blogs in the comments.