R.U. Sirius, the founder of the semi-cultish magazines High Frontiers, Reality Hackers, and Mondo 2000, has started a new mag: The Thresher. Mondo 2000 was half-brilliant half-stupid, so we'll see how this one works out. It has a notable political edge, which is certainly lacking in today's mag market.
The Desktop Is Dead. While I'm glad someone's thinking about this, it's going to require quite a killer app to step beyond the desktop empire UI we've grown accustomed to.