#Twitter

Wikipedia Goes Dark, Uninformed Masses Freak Out

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In case you were wondering, Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing all followed through with their promise to go dark in protest of the, as Charles Barkley would say, TURRIBLE Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

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Reddit, Wikipedia, Boing Boing Will All Go Dark Tomorrow To Protest SOPA

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Despite the fact that the festering port-o-potty of a piracy prevention bill -- the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) -- is effectively dead, Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are all going forward with plans to go dark tomorrow.

#Batman

Awkward Family Morning Links

Yes, my parents were awesome.

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25 Wikipedia Personal Appeal Juxtapositions That Bring The Lulz

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Ever since Jimmy Wales and Wikipedia relaunched their personal appeals pledge drive I've had humorous juxtaposition screengrab after humorous juxtaposition screengrab pop on my radar on a daily basis.

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Wales And Whales Just Wanna Say Hi

Watch A Bunch Of Dogs Experience Sunlight And Grass For The First Time |UPROXX| Stanley From ‘The Office’ Has A Music Video, Your World Is Forever Turned Upside Down |UPROXX| R.

#gifs

Jimmy Wales Is The New Derek Zoolander Or Something

I hesitated to embrace Wikipedia front man and staring contest champion Jimmy Wales as the new Derek Zoolander when I saw the above image on Reddit.

#GOOGLE

Google Sick of Jimmy Wales Too, Donates $500K

You kind of have to feel bad for Jimmy Wales, who currently runs Wikipedia with an iron fist; he keeps posting those personal appeals and pretty much just gets ruthlessly mocked for them.

WIKIPEDIA

Italian? No Wikipedia For You!

Sadly, mostly Americans probably know Italy via the Olive Garden (Never-ending pasta bowls for everyone.

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RIP Wikipedia?

One of the ways that the internet has indisputably changed modern life is through the ability to obtain information quickly and easily, and perhaps no web entity has done more to enhance that than Wikipedia.

#TUMBLR

50 Vintage Print Ads Remade For Modern Companies

Way back in October of 2010, the Chinese year of the tiger, the fine people at Design Float whipped up some outstanding vintage ad posters representing modern online brands as a way of simply showing that vintage is always a good choice for whatever concept you might be working on.

#Twitter

Has The Mainstream Media Noticed Tunisia Yet?

World News People have been rioting in Tunis, Tunisia after weeks of unrest following the suicide of Mohamed Bouazizi, who killed himself after police seized his fruit stand.

#APPLE

How Much Money Has Wikipedia’s Creepy Campaign Raised?

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We've been making fun of Wikipedia's urgent pleas from founder Jimmy Wales for awhile now, but one thing is undeniable: their campaign is working.

#Facebook

Who’s Trying To Buy Who This Week?

Google is in talks with Groupon to possibly buy the local deals website, which started only two years ago and yet already generates an estimated $50 million in monthly revenue from the desirable local retail market.

#Justin Bieber

7.5 The Cooler

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