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dig the new site. $chris is a badass (assume this is his handiwork because it's really been that long).
Space Shuttle Columbia Lost over Texas
This morning at 9 a.m. EST the space shuttle Columbia broke apart during reentry. The tragedy killed all seven astronauts aboard, according to NASA officials. Six Americans and one Israeli astronaut are presumed dead as debris rains down over eastern Texas. Ilan Ramon, an Israeli Air Force Colonol, participated in this mission as the first astronaut from his country. Astronaut Kalpana Chawla was an American citizen, but a native of India. She was the first Indian-born astronaut in space. As an international community, and as a community of artists, the deviantART administration extends its condolences and respect during a time of national a
deviantART looks forward to a boost in speed
As administrators and the community await the new version 3 launch of deviantART, coders announced yesterday the design of the site engine Napalm. Napalm will be a powerful rewrite to deviantART code, boosting the speed and navigability of the art community. "Napalm will allow the site to run faster, more reliably, and is far more stable that what we've all been accustomed to for the past 2 1/2 years," Jark explained. In addition to improved site speed and stability, the made-from-scratch engine will allow skins to color our famous green layout for the first time. Napalm will not only power the community site, but may be extended to users
Etiquette Policy Updated
The etiquette policy has been updated, and now includes a Forum addendum. Other changes include minor editing for clarity. This does not change any existing policy. This news article is notification that the policy all deviants agree to follow have undergone minor revision. Questions? Note me.
Oh yeah, the Devvies
Great progress is being made with our investigation of the link(www.deviantart.com/news.php?id=7548,calendar). As a result, here are the incredibly delayed Devvies results! The community has chosen to honor the following pieces with the 2002 deviantART Excellence in Digital Expression Awards. :bulletgreen: :pointr: Application Skins :pointl: :bulletgreen: :bulletred: Most Original :bulletred: Xenogenesisamp by burstnibbler (https://www.deviantart.com/burstnibbler) :bulletred: Technical Excellence :bulletred: OHE3 by monaux (https://www.deviantart.com/monaux) :bulletred: Best Overall :bulletred: Metrix Metal Dream by bartibartman (https://www.deviantart.com/bartibartman) :bulletgreen: :pointr: Flash :pointl: :bulletgreen: :bulle