Site update history
- Added six new mini-reviews to Film reviews (in Russian).
- Copied my film reviews (from torrent tracker Kinozal.TV) to a separate page Comments to films (in Russian).
- Cleaned and appended Links section.
- Added a dozen new objects to "Abandons" (East Germany).
- A subsection "Emergency backpack" was added to the touristic equipment list (in Russian version only).
- Updated the Interactive map of visited cities, scenic views and abandoned objects.
- Added a dozen new objects to "Abandons" (Armenia).
- Improved English in the most of the verses; at the same time removed the poshest forms:)
- Replaced most of the images in "Portrait", "Nature" and "Object" sections to their larger versions (~800*600 px).
- Piece #23 in "Portrait" section replaced with a new one ("Hippy don't get older").
- Pieces #04, #12 and #13 in "Nature - sun & sky" section replaced with new ones, and new pieces added: #17 (Abkhasia), #18 (Carpathians), #19 (North Ural).
- New pieces ("Boszhira stow", "Frontier", "Aktash-Ulagan road", "Do not swim behind buoys!", "Tateyama mounatain") added to the "Nature - landscape" section.
- New pieces ("Troop fallout", "Doom and gloom", "Time machine", "As after a war", "Samuylovo homestead", "Applied magic", "There, in Russia") added to the "Objects - stillife" section.
- "Objects - roads & cities" section split into two parts: "Roads" and "Cities".
- New pieces ("Irkutsk Industrial", "Haca-Pamplona road", "God`s Valley", "Roads that we choose", "Manata pass") added to the "Objects - roads" section.
- New pieces ("World crossing", "Untouched by war", "One Fullerton", "Djentukha", "Kirillov", "Bar street", "Burger`s dubak", "Firsa") added to the "Objects - cities" section.
- Updated "GODESS/GRASS" section regarding 1H and 2D NMR simulation.
- Added more illustrations added to the NMR course, course program and questions updated accordingly.
- Updated information on "Carbohydrate Structure Database (CSDB)", added a new poster and three new publications.
- Redesigned "Visited places" page: add city size ranking, emphasized "natural" places in green, rewrote the code to store all data in a database, added regions, added date sorting option and fast navigation links.
- Added three dozen places to "Visited places" page (Croatia, Bosna&Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Russia).
- Added a dozen objects to "Abandoned objects" page (Croatia, Bosna&Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Perm region, Sverdlovsk region) and rewrote the code to store objects in a database.
- Added three dozen new objects to "Abandons" (Kazakhstan, Abkhasia).
- Events listed in "Timeline of Science" (in Russian) were validated, categorized and split into periods. A page was redesigned with a new logo and category color code.
- Added a dozen new cities to "Visited cities" (Abkhasia).
- Changed a photo of myself on "About author" page.
- A new piece (#35) added to the "Portrait" section.
- New pieces ("Beartooth mountain", "Shenandoah", "Rainier mountain", "Half-dome and Glacier Point", "Zabriskie Point", "Nymph creek") added to the "Nature - landscape" section.
- New pieces ("Road 66", #23, "Packard plant", "Navajo shop") added to the "Objects - stillife" section.
- New pieces (#25, "New Year", "Christopher Columbus highway", #28, #29) added to the "Objects - roads & cities" section.
- Changed "Daihatsu Feroza" page to Feroza microclub, updated a vehicle modification list, added a list of used spare parts on sale. From now on, this page is available both in English and Russian.
- A new piece ("A road to peninsula") added to the "Objects - roads & cities" section.
- Piece #08 in "Objects - stillife" section replaced with a new one ("November").
- Pieces #10, #12 and #15 in "Nature - views" section replaced with new ones ("Seven sisters", "Balancing", "Field demarcation").
- Pieces #01, #05 and #07 in "Nature - sun & sky" section replaced with new ones ("Angels of death", "The late randezvous", "Vityaz Bay").
- A new piece ("Twain") added to the "Nature - flora" section. Two older pieces removed from the gallery.
- Four pieces (#06,#10,#13,#21) moved from "Objects - roads & cities" to "Objects - stillife".
- A new piece ("Cold war puffballs") added to the "Objects - stillife" section. Three older pieces removed from the gallery.
- Pieces #05 and #08 in "Objects - roads & cities" section replaced with new ones ("Baerenquell brauerei", "The central square").
- Pieces #05,#10 and #30 in "Portrait" section replaced with new ones ("Autumn", "October", "The last supper").
- "Other works" subsection updated with new pieces.
- Bought a domain name toukach.ru. A redirect from the old URL will work for three years.
- Added event categories to this page (Site history) and made icons for categories.
- New dreams added to Parallel reality page.
- Photographer's test (in russian part of the site) recomposed to display random selection from the question pool. Two dozen new questions added to the pool.
- Added five dozen caps and beermats to beer cap and beer mat collections, respectively.
- A dozen places added to the "Visited places" page, and locations are categorized by country.
- All scripts (guestbook, statistics, counter, search engine) rewritten in PHP, Perl CGI programs removed.
- Visited places section updated.
- Fixed a guestbook, and added anti-spambot protection.
- Fixed a bug with email sending from the Interactive test interpretation page.
- Three dozen cities in the "Visited places" subpage are completed with photos (click to view).
- The "pictured test" interpretation has become available in both languages.
- The interpretation of the "pictured test" is now automatic, while questions/comments can still be optionally sent to the author together with test answers.
- A new piece ("Forever") is added.
- The design of the whole site has totally changed. The old version of the site looked like this screenshot.
- Corrected all descriptions on a lyrics page. Oh God, I have read this delirium first time for the recent five years:)
- A russian variant of "Finita" added.
- New lyrics ("Airfield", in russian) added.
- Piece #15 replaced in the "Portrait" section.
- Three more expressions (34-36) added to the expression list.
- All images re-optimized, saving up 1.5Mb (filesize decrease ~15% for photos, ~60% for previews).
- Piece #06 replaced and a new piece (#10) added to the section "Nature - Sun&Skies".
- 4 pieces (#06, #08, #09, #10) replaced and a new piece (#20) added to the section "Nature - Views".
- New lyrics ("With the wind") added.
- The spectroscopic databases within a Biopsel distribution updated.
- A link to "Imaging" page added.
- The "Portrait enhancement" section enlarged by 7 more samples.
- A new piece ("Life") added.
- A new design project ("Asinex") added.
- Two posters of "the NMR Center" added.
- A new design project "MCL gallery") added.
- The rest pieces (7 samples) combined into the "Other stuff" section.
- The "Design" page is split into two parts ("Computer art" è "Commercial"), it's outlook completely changed, image files optimized.
- "Personal data" page updated.
- A warning about possible problems established for Netscapå users.
- Fixed a bug with incorrect window resize when leaving the index page.
- The page "The NMR course" updated with "download carbohydrate nomenclature" link.
- A HISTORY section created (you are reading it now).
- A new piece (#18) added to the section "Nature - Views".
- The page "The NMR course" updated with lection transparencies download link.
- Animated elements added to the index page.
- A new link (to the gallery of images gathered over the net) added to the Links section.
- The section BIOPSEL updated with data on the new version of glycopolumer structure prediction software.
- The page BIOPSEL updated with structure prediction software (demo) download link.
- A new equipment list on the "Portrait" page.
- The piece #14 in the "Nature - Views" section replaced with another one.
- The MCL graduates database created and the site has been updated with its www-interface.
- Expressions at "Psycho aspects" equalized.
- The internal file structure of the site was completely changed, allowing to reduce the number of files almost twice.
- All the pages were updated with new backgrounds.
- The design of photo galleries has been changed, and new pieces added.
- The whole site was dubbed in Russian, and an instrument to switch languages has been implemented.
- 1999: Added a test for screen resolution and color depth at browsing a theme from the index page. If not suitable for correct image display, the loading is blocked.
- 1998: Added a visit counter, guest book and statistics analyzer.
- 1998: Established a mirror at http://www.tou.narod.ru
- 1997: Added a section for pictures and drawings.
- 1995-1999: Gradual growth of imaging and lyrics parts of the site.
- 1995: Added an upper navigation frame.
- 1994: Created the first version of the site and hosted it at one of the first russian servers - nmr.ioc.ac.ru.