Al at Beyond the Black Gate has come up with some old school magic items for 1st level characters. Some of the comments offer some good tweaks on the original post, so be sure to read them too.
If you're curious about those Fate Cards WotC is putting out for 4e, but have no interest in spending cash for them, Jamie over at For a Fistful of Coppers has a link to some free fan made Drama Cards. Or you can get them directly from here. Tim over at Gothridge Manor has some fair thoughts on the subject too.
Sorcery and Super Science posts briefly about the joys of rolling hit points for monsters.
What do you do in this game? The Omnipotent Eye tackles this question, and brings up some interesting points. Again, worth checking out the comments too.
Stonewerks' Mystery Meat (a fun weekly series) is The Raven EXD-5200S-RVN an Explorer Class Ship (Type D) for Traveller. A great little ship for some PC's to take on a spin.
The Dump Stat shares some thoughts on Tag Team Powers for 4e.