dates and times: if you hover of a timestamp, you can see the full UTC time. so if a post just says "april 17, 2008", you can see that it was at 3:04am by hovering over it
friends: don't really care about all those random posts by that guy you don't like? you can view only posts from your friends by going to recents / friends
this is a new tidbit - yay! woot! hoorah!
I write and file TPS reports for a living.
i often use the term baseball to disguise the topic of sex. it is also my default conversational piece when i want to change the current topic.
updates: if you want to update a blog without changing the original content, simply click the update link when viewing your own blog. this will show up with a timestamp, and it will be clear that it was not part of the original post
related posts: be sure to tag your posts! tagging your posts will not only give viewers a good idea of what it's about before they read it, but it will also make "related posts" more accurate. this way, someone reading your last post about pixar's new movie, tagged with pixar, will see a suggestion to read your post from last year about wall-e!