Does Wikipedia have more knowledge than Encyclopædia Britannica?

Answer Wikipedia has more information, but most of it is "sh*t nobody cares about" (e.g. "Physics of the Dragonball Z Universe"). Britannica has information you can actually use as a starting point for r... Read More »

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Why does a dump of the Wikipedia database have more pages than Wikipedia itself has?

Certain classes of pages, even when in the main "article" namespace, don't count as "articles" for the purpose of statistics. Most notably, redirects! You're probably seeing those, among a few othe... Read More »

More states have an age of consent of 18 than 16 so why does wikipedia list 16 as most common age?

Maybe the USA and it's states aren't the entire world for Wikipedia?.The age of consent in much of Europe (and certainly Britain) is more generally 16. And the age of legality for alcohol is normal... Read More »

What do you think about Wikipedia being about 32% less accurate than Encyclopedia Britannica?

It's quite irrelevant. If you rely on Wikipedia at all, it will fail you in such a way that makes you look 100% stupid. I'm not too crazy about Britannica either, but at least Britannica has some m... Read More »

Wikipedia vs. Britannica.?

I prefer Wikipedia due to its open nature. If I find something wrong there, I simply look for previous revisions and restore one of them.