Thursday, January 19, 2012
Learn Something Every Day
So, how did everyone manage without Wikipdia yesterday?
I have to admit that I was unaware of just how many times a day I look things up there.
To begin with, one of the first things I do every morning when I wake up is enter the day's date into Google.
Invariably, the first link on the Google results page is to Wikipedia... and clicking on that link delivers a list of pretty much everything of note (objectively speaking) which happened on that date.
I've been doing this for years, and I never fail to learn something new, and usually end up clicking on a link to another entry to find out more about a person place or thing mentioned in that day's list of historical events.
Try it... it's addictive.
Posted by David Bogner on January 19, 2012 | Permalink
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Didn't miss it at all. Google cache FTW, baby
Posted by: Simon | Jan 19, 2012 6:04:43 PM
Wikipedia on mobile appeared to be unchanged yesterday. I wonder why?
Posted by: Mark | Jan 19, 2012 6:56:47 PM
Not a fan of Wikipedia- too much misinformation there.
Posted by: Jack@TheJackB | Jan 19, 2012 8:27:03 PM
Cool - I tried it. Thanks!
I discovered, among other things, that I was born on the same day & year as Matthew McConaughey and P. Diddy.
Posted by: Philo | Jan 19, 2012 11:10:02 PM