The VB team has release a new version of the LINQ preview bits.  You can download the January preview and check out the latest MSDN TV episode on link at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/Future/default.aspx

For those of you unsure of what LINQ is, it is new technology that was announced at PDC last year that will be part of the next version of Visual Basic.  Check out the link above for lots of information on both LINQ and the next version of Visual Basic.