The Captain’s Comments now has an RSS feed. If you’ve never heard of RSS before, it stands for “Really Simple Syndication.” This means you can use an RSS-capable program to know when there has been an article posted here rather than clicking all the time to check up on me.
Where can I get an RSS-capable program?
Good question! There are many, but I use http://my.msn.com. You can configure this page with the RSS feeds you want. I have the weather and stock tickers, the Astronomical Picture of the Day, some news feeds, and a few of my favorite blogs – Michelle Malkin, Power Line, and House of Eratosthenes.
How do I add the Captain’s Comments to my.msn.com?
First, copy the bold green URL up at the top of this page. Then go to http://my.msn.com and sign in. Now follow these steps:
- Click the “Add content” link in the top left of the page
- Click the “Advanced options” link
- Paste the blue URL above in the “Add a gadget by URL…” textbox
- Click the Subscribe button
The Captain’s Comments will be added to the list of your feeds. Other RSS programs will have a similar way to input the URL.