Posts Tagged: WIKIPEDIA

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Jimmy Wales Is The New Derek Zoolander Or Something

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I hesitated to embrace Wikipedia front man and staring contest champion <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/jimmy-wales/" target="_blank">Jimmy Wales</a> as the new Derek Zoolander when I saw the above image <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/mlrgi/well_it_looks_the_same_to_me/">on Reddit</a>.

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Google Sick of Jimmy Wales Too, Donates $500K

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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 <a href="http://theoatmeal.com/blog/jimmy_wales">pretty much just gets ruthlessly mocked for them</a>.

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Italian? No Wikipedia For You!

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

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RIP Wikipedia?

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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.

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50 Vintage Print Ads Remade For Modern Companies

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Way back in October of 2010, the Chinese year of the tiger, the fine people at Design Float <a href="http://www.designfloat.com/blog/2010/10/25/vintage-posters-of-major-online-brands/">whipped up some outstanding vintage ad posters</a> 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.

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Has The Mainstream Media Noticed Tunisia Yet?

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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.

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How Much Money Has Wikipedia’s Creepy Campaign Raised?

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We've been <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/please-read-a-personal-appeal-from-these-links">making fun of</a> Wikipedia's <a href="../news/2010/11/whos-trying-to-buy-who-this-week/attachment/wikipediapleafromjimmywales/">urgent pleas</a> from founder Jimmy Wales for awhile now, but one thing is undeniable: their campaign is working.

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Who’s Trying To Buy Who This Week?

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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.


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