Save The GIMP!
I recently learned that the fabulous GNU Image Manipulation Program is developed and maintained but only three main hackers!!!... There used to be another developer, but he's no longer available. To think that such an open source flagship is kept alive by so few people should help understand why the much anticipated single screen GIMP 2.8 has been delayed again.
From here I would like to ask you to help this project in whichever way you can. Spread the word, donate or offer your help as a developer.