Take a few minutes with the people around you (or alone!) to check out four or five of the following websites (some of which are blogs):

Note: When you're clicking on these links, a handy trick to know is the right-click: rather than just clicking on each link (which would load the new page over the top of this page), you can use the right-mouse-button to click on the link, and then choose "open in new window"... give it a go!

What features helped you to guess whether a site was a blog? Point out to anyone who'll listen the features that you think make a blog.

Next, let's find out What exactly is a blog?