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Simple English Wikipedia for Students

Have you ever read the Simple English Wikipedia? It is different from the English Wikipedia you would normally visit. Wikipedia contains in depth authoritative articles on possibly every popular topic in the world, but sometimes it is difficult for children,…


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How to Download Wikipedia Articles Free for Offline Reading

Download Wikipedia offline on your computer to read full Wikipedia articles offline for free wherever you are in the world. Wikipedia officially makes available free database dumps for personal use and you can easily download Wikipedia dumps. Thus, it easy…


Monmouthpedia: World’s First Wikipedia Town

Monmouthpedia has created the World’s First Wikipedia Town in Monmouth, Wales. As part of the project, the whole city got free town wide wi-fi and then every single noteworthy place in the city, be it people, places, plants etc., all got…


How to Knockout Wikipedia in Search Results

How can you overtake Wikipedia in Search Results? I run into this problem quite often. I first encountered this problem around 6 months ago while working on a client’s website. It took quite sometime for me to figure out how…


Vote for Wikipedia to Use Creative Commons License

Will Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit, adopt the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license? The Wikimedia community is voting to determine the course of licensing of this free content. The Wikimedia Foundation has invited the Wikimedia community to vote…


Wikipedia Completes $6 Million Fundraising Goal

When in doubt, just ask. That is what Wikipedia did and now has managed to achieve its fundraising goal of $6 million via donations from site users and will continue to stay online this year. So why does one of…


Google Knol Challenges Wikipedia

Google has started inviting a few people to try Google Knol – a new, free tool that people who know a particular subject can write an authoritative article about. Wikipedia has a strong challenger rising to test their business model……


PediaPress Offers Customized Books with Wikipedia Articles

If would like to collect your favourite Wikipedia articles and store them for future reference in a printed form like a book, PediaPress lets you do just that. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit, has a huge collection…


Wikipedia Featured Desktop Backgrounds / Wallpapers

Looking for a free collection of desktop wallpapers for your computer. Wikipedia Featured Desktop Backgrounds has a beautiful wallpaper collection. The images need to satisfy three criteria: * They are either Wikipedia featured pictures or Commons featured pictures. * They…


English Wikipedia Publishes Million Articles

The Wikimedia Foundation press release announced today the creation of the 1,000,000th article in the English language edition of Wikipedia. The article is about the Jordanhill railway station in Scotland, and it was started by Wikipedia contributor Ewan Macdonald. Wikipedia…


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