It's nothing I have been doing, but I think the wizards of Ning (our platform) were doing something which made it that way. I apologize for the inconvenience, but fortunately it seems to be back to normal.
I was wondering whether it was my computer, but when I went to the library it was even worse. I researched a little this evening and it happened in other networks as well, but it has been resolved:
It was definitely something with Ning, I have another Ning site I visit daily that was having issues earlier in the day as well