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The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia « Copybot

The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia « Copybot
Deep in the bowels of the internet, I came across an exhaustive list of interesting Wikipedia articles by Ray Cadaster. It’s brilliant reading when you’re bored, so I got his permission to post the top 50 here. Bookmark it, start reading, and become that person who’s always full of fascinating stuff you never knew about. The top 50 Wikipedia articles by interestingness 1. Marree Man 2. *Copybot is not responsible for the hours and hours that disappeared while you were exploring this list. Edit: If you enjoyed this list, I’ve since posted 50 more of Wikipedia’s most interesting articles. Like this: Like Loading... Related Picking flicks About six months ago, it dawned on me that whenever someone asked me if I'd seen a particular film, my answer was almost invariably no. In "Copybot articles"

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Neverwinter Neverwinter is a free-to-play, action MMORPG based on the acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. Epic stories, action combat and classic roleplaying await those heroes courageous enough to enter the fantastic world of Neverwinter! Explore and defend one of the most beloved cities from the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting as it rises from the ashes of destruction. This immersive MMORPG will take you from the besieged walls of the city to subterranean passageways in search of forgotten secrets and lost treasure. © 2016 Perfect World Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

The world of Wikipedia's languages mapped Wikipedia map of the world in English. Click image to see full-size map. Graphic: Oxford Internet Institute What kind of global project is Wikipedia really? Do people just write about things close to home, or is information truly from around the world? Mark Graham and the team at the Oxford Internet Institute (who've mapped zombies and every geotagged picture on Flickr) decided to find out as part of their research into the state of the internet - and then break it down by different languages.

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