Random wikipedia entries that intrigue you.

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  1. Recall

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    Ok i love randomly looking through wikipedia on topics that somehow appeal to me then end up leading me on to a long line of clicking to other cool things I would'nt have first thought about.

    Like this for example.

    Just a note I some how ended up looking up time travel and come to this, its just the sheer thought of it that resounds with me. First how awesome is time travel and secondly even the notion that you would want to even kill your grandfather is just odd, even just to try it out. And we all know time travel is possible...that documentary Back to the Future proved it.
     
  2. blunghole

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    Some of my fav wiki entries:

    Project Serpo
    Montauk Project
    Voynich Manuscript
    Gobekli Tepe
    Die Glocke
    Demiurge
     
  3. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    If you love clicking through Wiki, you'll spend the rest of your life on TV Tropes.
     
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    ^I've wasted d-weeks of my life on both websites
    Not that intriguing.

    Haven't we all though about such time paradoxes at one time or another?(Go back in time kill Hitler or whatever) I know I was thinking about time paradoxes just yesterday and i have humored the concept since i was in the 6th grade before I even heard of the term.
     
  5. Recall

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    It was to me :eek: 
     
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    I love that site.
     
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    NO! What have you done! You've unleashed it on all of us!
     
  8. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I had to close the tab immediately after copying and pasting the address. I can't just read one article on there and leave, there's always another link that looks so interesting.
     
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    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I make it a habit to go to the welcome page, and read the article of the day, the Did you know.... and the events in history and those often lead me off on tangents and i realize i wasted time there instead of watching Macross Zero or something.
     
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    Wikipedia is only as good as the people who edit it. In many cases, that's not saying very much.
     
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    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Am there now, just tapping the Random button, and getting gems like this:
    Under the heading "The Cartwright Curse"
     
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    that one about that dude who claims he found a way to revert entropy.
     
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    I spent hours doing research on Project Serpo. VERY interesting read, regardless of if you take it as fact or fiction.
     
  14. blunghole

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    Quite true. My wife and I had a discussion about Serpo just the other day based on whether or not we would sacrifice our lives to see an alien world. I wouldn't do it now, but I think if I knew my life was ending soon, I would happily die on extraterrestrial soil.

    My favorite of the ones I posted is Die Glocke, just because I live so close to Kecksburg and a lot of folks think that might be what crashed there.
     
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    How about going back in time to become your OWN grandfather?

    - Philip J. Fry
     
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    "silent duck" is the best thing i have ever seen...the picture is so simple, but so "deep" :) 
     

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