Have you seen Google Fast Flip?
Its a great way to catch up on all the latest news and gossip. This is how Google describes it: "Fast Flip is a web application that lets users discover and share news articles. It combines qualities of print and the Web, with the ability to "flip" through pages online as quickly as flipping through a magazine. It also enables users to follow friends and topics, discover new content and create their own custom magazines around searches"