In the first hour, investigative reporter Russ Baker commented on Twitter's announcement about restricting tweets in countries where the government declares the tweets illegal. Essentially, their decision means that in some nations people will not be allowed free expression via Twitter, he explained. Baker suggested that the new censorship ruling may be due in part to Twitter's relationship with a wealthy Saudi prince, who recently bought a large stake in the company and has a clear agenda in restricting tweets. Baker also explained about how Israel may act as America's fall guy in a possible forthcoming conflict with Iran.
A team of scientists has discovered an amazingly complex subterranean city built by millions of Leaf Cutter ants in Brazil. Now abandoned, the once thriving insect metropolis features a vast network of underground tunnels, covering an area of 500 sq ft and extending 26 ft below the surface. The researchers pumped in more than 11 tons of concrete to reveal the giant labyrinthine structure. More info, including video, at Mail Online.
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