I'm not sure how people can stand three-pane readers. Graphical or console, I don't want to tab around multiple windows to read my news. The way I read, I want all of the headlines out where I can see them with minimal cruft. It should be one key stroke to do most common actions.
a python console based RSS reader.
david petar novakovic: attempted axiomatisation » Code: Full text Delicious index in python with xapian and twisted
Your own personal bookmark search engine in 100 lines of code.
Xapian, FeedParser, Twisted and a few lines of code. Very neat hack.