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Animal trial - Wikipedia
'in 1750, a female donkey was acquitted of charges of bestiality due to witnesses to the animal's virtue and good behaviour while her human co-accused were sentence to death.'
WTF  amusing  law  crime  wikipedia  humanity;-we-are-a-fucked-up-species 
july 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
Mull of Kintyre test - Wikipedia
'an unofficial guideline said to have been used by the British Board of Film Classification to decide whether an image of a man's penis could be shown.'
amusing  penis  wikipedia  geography  censorship  sex  UK 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Friendly Floatees - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1992, approximately 29,000 rubber bath toys fell off a cargo ship in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. And told us a lot about ocean currents
amusing  Interesting  toys  wikipedia  environment  sea 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Cupertino effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 'Damn you autocorrect' effect is named after Apple… but for a non-iPhone reason
interesting  amusing  posttofacebook  Apple  wikipedia  language  computers 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Monmouth to be world's first ‘Wikipedia town’ - Telegraph
'‘Monmouthpedia’ project includes 500 new articles in 25 languages, as Wikipedia seeks to offer comprehensive coverage of an entire town.'
living-in-the-future  awesome  information  culture  wikipedia  interesting 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
List of cabals - Wikipedia
'a list of the cabals which dominate Wikipedia, ruthlessly abusing its content for their own evil purposes.'
geeky  internet  culture  conspiracy-theories  parody  interesting  amusing  wikipedia 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Wikipedia co-founder threatens blackout over anti-piracy law - Telegraph
'a “public uprising” was required to halt the progress of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) through Congress.' (half a month old story)
intellectual-property  protest  SOPA  internet  piracy  politics  interesting  posttofacebook  law  wikipedia  censorship 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Wikipedia investigates PR firm Bell Pottinger's edits
'Wikipedia has suspended at least 10 accounts linked to the public relations firm Bell Pottinger as it investigates allegations of content manipulation.'
wikipedia  lobbying  image  internet  lies 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The arms company, the oligarch and the ex-PM's sister-in-law: lobby firm's Wikipedia hit list - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
'Bell Pottinger targeted the Wikipedia entry of Gordon Brown's sister-in-law, the environmental campaigner Clare Rewcas'tle Brown, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism can reveal
interesting  image  politics  wikipedia  lies  lobbying  UK 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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