SOURCE: MindComet

September 06, 2005 08:00 ET Features Bloggers "Most Likely To Be Contacted" by Aliens

ORLANDO, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 6, 2005 -- has announced the creation of a new award aimed at bloggers who are regularly creating compelling online content.'s "Most Likely To Be Contacted" award will be given to select bloggers who have transmitted particularly interesting blogs into space via the website's free transmission service.

Selection for's "Most Likely To Be Contacted" will be determined based on the content of the blog, site esthetics and how often the blog is updated. "We are choosing blogs whose content may provoke a response from extraterrestrials, whether it be based on controversial statements, political agenda, society, technology or celebrity gossip," commented Ted Murphy, President and CEO of MindComet.

The first title was awarded on September 1st to Trent Vanegas, the author of, a popular celebrity gossip and fashion website. "It is truly an honor to be chosen as the first Earth-bound blogger who is most likely to make contact with life on other planets. We know that E.T. was a mega pimp so I'm very glad to know that he might be out there checking out Pink is the new Blog," Vanegas commented. Pink is the new Blog participated in the first round of blog transmission on August 12, 2005. "Most scientists agree that aliens would be very interested in celebrity gossip. We chose this site because we believe the likelihood of alien contact or abduction is very high," commented Murphy. recently announced that its next deep space transmission will be September 12th, 2005 and will consist of over 3,000 blogs. The site reached over 1 million unique visitors within its first month of launch, drawing media and bloggers from over 115 countries. "Creating this award is a way to give back to the bloggers that supported," said Murphy. "They have propelled the site to success beyond what we had ever imagined."

One winner will have their blog showcased on the homepage each weekday complete with screenshots, links and a description. Previous winners will be archived on the site. Winners will be notified in advance and be given the opportunity to send friends an invite to check out their site on the homepage. To register for a chance to win and have your site showcased sign up to transmit your blog into deep space at

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    MindComet Corporation