One of the nice things about having system admin rights for the Movable Type install that powers the 150+ blogs we’re running right now is that I can see all comments as they come into the system, and guage what’s attracting attention.

Today?
Arguments about [the root of climate change](http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2009/12/50-reasons-why-global-warming.html) and the [first flight of the Boeing 787](http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/flightblogger/2009/12/flightblogger-live-first-fligh.html). 
Makes me think back with amusement to the days when journalists would tell me quite sincerely  that nothing serious could be done on blogs…