2006 Weblog Awards Winners

With over half a million votes cast in 45 categories, and over eight days of voting this December 2006, the winners of the of The 2006 Weblog Awards have now been officially announced:

Best Blog – Daily Kos
Best New Blog – Lesbian Dad
Best Individual Blog – The Bleat (James Lileks)
Best Humor Blog Sadly, No!
Best Comic Strip – Least I Could Do
Best Online Community FARK
Best Liberal Blog Think Progress
Best Conservative Blog Little Green Footballs
Best Centrist Blog The Moderate Voice

Topic Area Categories
Best Media Blog The Raw Story
Best Technology Blog Engadget
Best Sports Blog Kissing Suzy Kolber
Best Military Blog Blackfive
Best Law Blog The Volokh Conspiracy
Best Business Blog – Club for Growth
Best LGBT Blog Pam’s – House Blend
Best Parenting Blog – Breed ‘Em And Weep
Best Educational Blog РMichael B̩rub̩
Best Science Blog – Pharyngula
Best Medical/Health Issues Blog – Respectful Insolence

Arts & Letters Categories
Best Photo Blog – Cute Overload
Best Culture Blog – Pop Candy
Best Diarist – Raymi The Minx (NSFW)
Best Gossip Blog – D-Listed
Best Music Blog – i guess i’m floating
Best Podcast – Slate Magazine Daily Podcast
Best Video Blog – Crooks & Liars
Video Of The Year – Diet Coke and Mentos

International Categories
Best Canadian Blog – Small Dead Animals
Best UK Blog – EU Referendum
Best European Blog (Non UK) – Retecool
Best Asian Blog – One Man Bandwidth
Best Middle East or Africa Blog – Rantings of a Sandmonkey
Best Australia or New Zealand Blog – All Men Are Liars
Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American Blog – Babalu

The Weblog Awards are the world’s largest blog competition, with over 526,974 votes cast in the 2006 edition for finalists in 45 categories. Nominations ended November 24, and voting was conducted between December 7 and December 15. Final results was announced Dec. 18, 2006.