The hot questions algorithm was changed recently. I like the effects, since I see lots of new interesting stuff every day rather than waiting
6-8 weeks varying amounts of time for the list to update.
However, the new algorithm also has the interesting side effect of recursing the same question:
Of course, this is a
world-shattering workflow-breaking unicorn-hating waffle-despising ERROR tremendously minor matter. But, if the SE devs have opportunity during their amazingly large amounts of free time, it might be nice to add a check for the current page before populating the hot questions list.