RSSSite Updates

June 24, 2012, 12:04 AM – In order to improve navigation, Today's Special and Transit Center have both lost their splash pages.  On both sites, the main URL now goes directly to the main page.

June 17, 2012, 9:15 AM – Falcon content conversion is complete, and it is now time for beta testing. If you would like to help with beta testing on Falcon, please go here for more information.

June 9, 2012, 1:34 AMThe Schumin Web converts to the WordPress platform on July 1. All internal URLs will be changing at that time.

June 4, 2012, 1:14 AM – Changed splash page photo to one of me at the Baltimore Inner Harbor.

May 18, 2012, 1:04 AM – Further clarified certain passages of the Content Reuse page relating to content ownership.

April 30, 2012, 11:51 PM – Updated splash page image for May. This image is intended to be reminiscent of the Power Rangers In Space morph sequence.

April 23, 2012, 7:38 PMThe Schumin Web Community is now cobranded as The Fire Panel ahead of a spinoff of the forums.

April 22, 2012, 8:41 PM – Changed database backend connections for College Life in preparation for more extensive changes related to The Schumin Web's conversion to WordPress.

April 10, 2012, 11:14 PM – Clarified wording about the nature of the source of site content in the Content Reuse page.

April 8, 2012, 9:41 PM – Added Journal pages for March and April 2012.

April 1, 2012, 8:11 PM – Updated splash page image for April, showing me posing for a self-portrait on the Metro.

March 18, 2012, 7:09 PM – Removed "Celebrating 15 years online" underneath the logo and replaced it with the site URL.

March 1, 2012, 11:29 PM – Changed splash page photo for March, showing me with the Lego fire alarms that I made.

February 2, 2012, 9:35 AM – Changed splash page image for February, showing me right before changing to do a polar bear plunge.

February 2, 2012, 9:31 AM – Added Journal pages for January and February 2012.

January 18, 2012, 12:00 AM – Please take a moment today to call your representative and both of your senators to voice your opposition to SOPA and PIPA.

January 15, 2012, 12:38 PM – With only six days to go before I take the plunge, can you help me reach my fundraising goal of $350? If you've not done so already, please donate!

January 1, 2012, 2:38 AM – Happy new year! Updated splash page image to one of me ringing in 2012.

December 27, 2011, 10:59 AM – All domain names for The Schumin Web have been transferred away from to due to the former's support of SOPA.

December 11, 2011, 5:53 PM – Fixed navigation problems in Day of Activism Photography set.

December 10, 2011, 3:38 PM – Added Journal archive pages for November and December 2011.

December 1, 2011, 12:33 AM – Updated splash page image for December. The significance of this image is discussed in the Journal.

November 21, 2011, 2:16 AM – Help climate change work by sponsoring me in the 2012 "Keep Winter Cold" polar bear plunge! Yes, I'm actually going in this year.

November 16, 2011, 2:37 PMTransit Center: Changed names on site for Metro stations that were renamed by November 2011 WMATA board action.

November 3, 2011, 10:15 PM – Updated Splash Photo to one where I am showing off a new refrigerator for the office.

October 7, 2011, 12:00 AM – Added Journal pages for September 2011 and October 2011.

October 1, 2011, 12:58 PM – Changed splash page photo for October, showing me in a pose reminiscent of the Power Rangers' Thunder Megazord.

September 4, 2011, 1:57 PM – Updated splash page image to show me at the big Lincoln Park Whole Foods in Chicago.

August 21, 2011, 4:54 PM – Corrected a photo error in Identifying Metro Rail Cars. The photo of Breda rehab seats actually showed CAF 5115. This has been replaced by a photo of Breda 3119.

August 20, 2011, 12:25 AM – Added Journal page for August 2011.

August 1, 2011, 12:49 AM – Changed splash page photo for August, showing me sitting on the sidewalk.

July 16, 2011, 8:59 PM – Brought Photo Feature Archive up to the present, which completes the page for 2010, and adds a page for 2011.

July 12, 2011, 11:46 AM – Just realized that I've been basically live-tweeting my Acela Express ride for the last couple of hours. Follow me @SchuminWeb on the Twitter.

July 6, 2011, 10:59 PM – Changed splash page photo to one showing me holding up a bag of bran from Whole Foods.

July 2, 2011, 8:47 PMPhoto feature full-size images now display notes (if available) beneath the photo and description. See example.

July 2, 2011, 3:46 PM – Added June and July Journal archive pages.

June 18, 2011, 10:54 AM – "Funny Faces", a photo set about a trip to the Apple Store, is now available in Life and Times.

June 10, 2011, 10:56 PM – "Distinguishing Metro Rail Cars" has been renamed to "Identifying Metro Rail Cars", but otherwise is unchanged.

May 31, 2011, 9:23 PM – Updated splash page to show me in my "Camp Rainbow" tee after getting wet on the log flume ride at Kings Dominion.

May 28, 2011, 4:42 PM – In a nod to lovers of good grammar everywhere, I have removed a large amount of incorrect and unnecessary apostrophes sitewide.

May 18, 2011, 11:18 PMPlungefest 2011, about the 2011 Maryland Polar Bear Plunge, is now available in Photography.

May 17, 2011, 8:18 PM – Added Journal month pages for April and May 2011.

May 1, 2011, 9:30 PM – Changed splash page photo to one showing me with Space Shuttle Enterprise.

April 30, 2011, 4:02 PM – Added Year 2010 to Life and Times.

April 3, 2011, 10:48 PM – Changed splash page photo to one showing me wearing my "Camp Rainbow" t-shirt. The shirt is based on a design from the Today's Special episode "Summer Camp".

March 21, 2011, 12:58 AM – Added "Celebrating 15 years online" beneath the logo on all pages in recognition of the site's fifteenth anniversary on March 23.

March 16, 2011, 7:34 PM – Added Journal pages for February 2011 and March 2011

March 7, 2011, 11:36 PM – Changed splash page photo to one showing a birthday cake in honor of The Schumin Web's fifteenth anniversary on March 23.

March 5, 2011, 4:30 PM – Added Full Episodes page to Today's Special site, showcasing the TVO Public Archive episodes, and providing information on how to further support the release of Today's Special episodes.

February 13, 2011, 2:28 AM – New Google Custom Search boxes at the bottom of all pages.