The 2008 Weblog Awards, which acknowledge blogs across the globe in a range of categories, close their nominations this Friday. Of particular note for Lifehacker readers is the category for Australian and New Zealand blogs; if you want to nominate your favourite blog, or your own work, get in quick. (Of course, if you want to nominate Lifehacker Australia as well, I'd be pleased and grateful.)
2008 Weblog Awards Nominations Close This Week
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