These three blogs are updated 4-6 times daily. They are about current topics - business/culture/education/entertainment and such in Asia - China, Japan, Korea...and education in the US- college/dormitory/cafeteria rankings and education news and such.
They are short, current and appropriate for high beginner to advanced students and serve as excellent class starters/fillers.
They are also FREE....the guy just likes writing about Asia and education - having according to his bio lived in Asia for almost 20 years. PanAsianBiz RisingSunOfNihon TheBizOfKnowledge
Give it a try...the guy welcomes feedback and ideas for topics.