for the geekier portion of my audience you will have already seen the news here, but to the rest of you: U.S. Steers Consumers Away From IE. that's right, the department of homeland security is advising folks to stop using microsoft's internet explorer. while it's been years since i used IE with any regularity (not actually running windows anywhere in my home), i know most of you do. stop it. stop it now.
allow me to just take this opportunity to recommend firefox: