Category Archives: Wikipedia

“It’s turtles all the way down”

This is just another reason why I love wikipedia and humans who write articles for it.  Personally, I heard the Stephen Hawking’s Betrand Russel/little-old-lady version first. Update: In conjunction with the above, I have subsequently found the best web site in the known universe.  May I present to you http://members.tripod.com/TheoLarch/turtle.html

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Take a moment for fun

I found the following randomly on www.facebook.com: “What would your own album look like if you were in a band? Follow the directions below and find out 1 – Go to Wikipedia. Hit “random” or click http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The first random Wikipedia article you get is the name of your band. 2 – Go to Quotations […]

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Who polices the police?

A particularly pertinent and poignant pontification.

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Wikifun and Jingoism

Can you detect my vandalism? EDIT: The answer is “no” because I have been caught. No more funny Nim Chimpsky quotes. Also, ironic jingosim for fun. And not ironic jingoism for your critical consideration. Finally, why Robert Smithson is pertinent to my interests:

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Wikisource: Edmund Husserl Scan Party

I was looking at some wikithings. I found Wikisource, which, from what I can gather, is an online database of public domain texts. Public Domain in the US is confusingly defined here. For a more practical breakdown, look here. If you’ve read around Wikisource, you will find that one way to help out is to […]

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