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Comment Site design (Score 1) 385

I have tried using the Britannica site a few times in the past, and I just tried again now. It isn't very good, is it? I mean sure maybe it's all accurate, but on Wikipedia I find what I am looking for within a few minutes, mostly within seconds. Once you get there, the pages are relatively easy to read.

Go on, have a look at Tell me what you think... What do you think most non-geeks will go back to, Wikipedia or Britannica?


Submission + - Wow! Its been 30 years.... ( 1

Richard_at_work writes: "Thirty years ago today, the Big Ear radio telescope recorded a 72 second long signal that perfectly matched the expected signature of a signal that was not of local origin. This became known world wide as the 'Wow!' signal after the comment its discoverer, Dr. Jerry R. Ehman of SETI, scribbled in the margin of the print out, and while it has never been detected since, it has fueled arguments on both sides as to the existence of extraterrestrial life ever since."

It was kinda like stuffing the wrong card in a computer, when you're stickin' those artificial stimulants in your arm. -- Dion, noted computer scientist