Another day, another new feature. Today it's the "Since You've Been Gone" section on the front page, also known as "New Today" if you're not logged in. In addition to making the area around the 300x250 ad look less crappy, it adds a handy content counter that shows you what's new on the site since your last visit.
For unregistered users, it displays totals of all the blog and forum posts for that day, as well as a nice visible registration link.
Of course, clicking on any of these totals will take you to a relevant page that lets you view the content without having to click through multiple pages to find what you're looking for. Check back tomorrow for the next new feature.