Speaking of archaic browsers, this site is moving towards use of HTML5 and CSS3. I do not intend to spend time accommodating older browsers; getting this working to my satisfaction in just one browser was hard enough.
Content is managed using Textpattern, a very nice open-source content management system, though perhaps showing its age a bit.
The site is hosted at TextDrive.
The animal on the front of pile.org remains E. coli, at 1:1 magnification. Its genome has been fully sequenced.
1 Calluna vulgaris is heather.