Glad to say that students get to seriously work with Linux in Ateneo - you can thank Horatio Bogbindero and Dr. Manalastas for that! =)
Never underestimate the importance of playing. I play with Emacs all the time, and I learn something new every day.
(Incidentally, I should also figure out this trackback thing... I wonder if emacs-wiki.el can handle that.)
Geek blog. Good read. Nice novels, too - and free. http://boingboing.net/
Look! ruler-mode is pretty darn nifty. =)
Gnus can display RSS newsfeeds as a newsgroup. To get started do `B nnrss RET RET' in the Group buffer.
Dired integration `gnus-dired-minor-mode' installs key bindings in dired buffers to send a file as an attachment (`C-c C-a'), open a file using the approriate mailcap entry (`C-c C-f'), and print a file using the mailcap entry (`C-c P'). It is enabled with
(add-hook 'dired-mode-hook 'turn-on-gnus-dired-mode)