Interesting Wikipedia articles

Wikipedia is undoubtedly one of the greatest sites on the internet (the notion of a free encyclopaedia that anyone can edit is one of those incredible, deceptively simple ideas).  There is more information on it that one human could hope to process, but this ongoing series reveals some of my favourites.

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump50 interesting Wikipedia articles. Includes List of fictional companies, Unsolved problems in physics, Monkey-man of Delhi, List of fictional elements, materials, isotopes and atomic particles, and The Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever. (Published January 17, 2010.)

The Grim Reaper50 more interesting Wikipedia articles. Includes Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo, Lists of unsolved problems, Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, Mongolian Death Worm, and Hierarchy of angels. (Published April 17, 2010.)

TamaAnother 50 interesting Wikipedia articles. Includes Magic in Harry Potter, That that is is that that is not is not is that it it is, Sound of fingernails scraping chalkboard, Infinite monkey theorem, and Tree That Owns Itself. (Published October 11, 2010.)

Yet another 50 interesting Wikipedia articles. Includes Schmidt Sting Pain Index, Language of flowers, List of animals with fraudulent diplomas, Lightning Bird and Fairy chess piece. (Published June 1, 2011.)

Belmez faces99 interesting Wikipedia articles. Includes List of legendary creatures from Japan, Bible code, Manhattanhenge, HumanzeeMojave phone booth and Anthropodermic bibliopegy. (Published November 27, 2011.)

Santa Claus12 interesting Wikipedia articles about Christmas. Includes Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, Jesus’ year of birth, modern reinterpretation of candy canes and Christmas around the world. (Published December 14, 2011.)

Total: 311 interesting Wikipedia articles.