For those of you experiencing problems in loading the site today.
The official word is:
If you continue to experience problems, please contact me through one of the methods in my forum signature.There has been a massive downturn in the overall amount of bandwidth available to our sites today due to a problem with Level3's network. Level3 is one of the major backbones we connect through. At this time, the problem is out of our hands, but we have been assured that every possible effort is being made to work this out.