Hilarious examples of TLDR Wikipedia entries

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Monday 27 October 2014

If you’ve ever browsed Reddit, you might’ve seen ‘TL;DR‘ written once or twice. It stands for ‘too long; didn’t read’ and applies to any wall of text that goes just a bit over the word limit where you can’t be bothered reading paragraph after paragraph.

Read more

Citation Needed Tumblr

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Saturday 1 December 2012

The collective intelligence of the human race is a good thing, right? Well, not always. Citation Needed, the companion blog to a book of the same title by Conor Lastowka and Josh Fruhlinger deftly showcases instances of ‘The Best of Wikipedia’s Worst Writing’. They are dead right.

Read more

Awesome moveable bridges on Wikipedia

Stuart McBratney Contributor

By Stuart McBratney in Cool Websites on Saturday 14 July 2012

We don’t make a habit of plugging Wikipedia articles here on Lost At E Minor, but this page is endlessly hypnotic. Driver, take me to your nearest curling bridge!

Read more

Journalism Warning Stickers

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Trends on Thursday 19 August 2010

Tom Scott created these stickers in a bid to replicate a cautionary system for sloppy journalism based on media content ratings forewarning strong language, sex and violence. So next time you’re exposed to bad writing that plagiarises, sources Wikipedia, and contains surveys sponsored by PR companies, I suggest you get your sticker on and alert the world.

Read more