Here's a graphical representation of the top bazillion websites (according to Alexa) with every site's favicon resized to reflect their reach (according to Alexa). I'm just amazed we're in there, even if we ARE in their tiniest size.
It must be a cache issue on my end. I marked a few forums read and only Pro Wrestling was giving me trouble. The clock was correct, but it was still marked NEW. I went into the forum and threads were still marked NEW.