All content published on Gawker blogs like Gizmodo, Lifehacker, etc. is now available under a Attribution Non-Commercial Creative Commons license meaning you are free to use (or republish) articles from these blogs with attribution and without a commercial interest.
Language Translation plug-ins rely on the online Google Translate service to fetch a translated copy of your blog pages. The results are stored in the MySQL database (or as static HTML files) and the plug-in then serves these cached results to your site visitors from other countries.
It was a busy weekend as we had a blog conference here for aspiring bloggers as well as expert bloggers or people who already have blogs but want to take it to the next level both in terms of traffic and monetization.