The middle east is getting a wave of protesting, after seeing neighboring countries being successful at that. Now, Libya, are pushing through the iron hand of Muammar al-Qaddafi. The Libyan government has blocked access to Facebook in the capital of Tripoli, and have sporadically shut down the access to the internet entirely.
Update: The internet is back up:
According to Renesys, “Two-thirds of Libyan routes came back to life at 6:01 UTC [1:01 a.m. Eastern], and the remainder were restored nine minutes later … and Libya is back on the Internet.”
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more
Starting a modern farming business is probably much easier than you currently imagine. You just need a lot of money to get started. Once you’ve gained the funding you require, you’ll have to find a suitable stretch of land before deciding on how you’re going to make your income. Read more