Wikipedia! At times, it’s an endless stable of useless knowledge. For example, no one seems to appreciate the wealth of information I retained from one late-night tumble down the Romani people entry rabbit hole during a My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding marathon. Whatever.
Wikipedia is a veritable treasure trove of fascinating, unbelievable, weird, and shocking factoids about basically everything under the sun. For every dud entry, there are a thousand others ready to amaze you with everything you'll never need to know about fictional duck compendiums, the "small penis rule" (an actual thing that exists), and cosmic lattes.
Read on for the most fascinating, intriguing, and sometimes just plain wacky Wiki pages of all time. One caveat: Please don’t blame us when you resurface in three days, your brain swirling with factoids that won’t come in handy at your next dinner party...or ever.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read