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Comment: Orville Redenbacher (Score 1) 97

By the way, for an hour and a half yesterday, the world thought that Orville Redenbacher died of autoerotic asphyxiation. 08:47, 5 May 2013 : (anon edit) 10:13, 5 May 2013 : (reversed)

Comment: A whole world of knowledge for new readers (Score 1) 97

in the developing world. Now in the palms of their hands, children world-wide will not only be able to read about;

Do these wikireaders display graphics? If so, kids are in for a treat of both real pictures and hand-drawn illustrations at the above links.

Comment: Hopefully Wikimedia Commons will follow suit (Score 3, Interesting) 369

by tarc (#42265421) Attached to: Google's Image Search Now Requires Explicit Queries For Explicit Results
The Wikimedia Commons ( has long been notorious for returning results that one would not expect to find, e.g. a search for "toothbrush" would contain an image of a woman with a toothbrush in her vagina, a search for "skittles" returned a woman pictured with candy placed in strategic locations, and so on. Some of these sorts of things have been cleaned up on an ad hoc basis, but the Commons admins are resistant to making any actual changes as to how images are curated.

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