Darwin had received a letter from Alfred Wallace a few days back (18th June) detailing a theory of evolution remarkably similar what he had come up with. This had prompted Darwin to publish his own theory. A couple of years later, the famous Oxford evolution debate was held.
For a period of 10 days, IP addresses belonging to the offices within the US House of Representatives were banned from Wikipedia. This was done to restrain the modifications being made to the biographical articles of politicians by their staff on the online free encyclopaedia. [more...]