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2017Wikipedia Has Cancer (en.wikipedia.org)
528 points | 4 years ago with 310 comments
1976The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind (en.wikipedia.org)
255 points | 2 years ago with 158 comments
1979Vela incident (en.wikipedia.org)
233 points across 4 posts | 7 months ago with 54 comments
1987The Goiânia Accident (en.wikipedia.org)
205 points | 2 years ago with 121 comments
2011Norwegian butter crisis (en.wikipedia.org)
176 points | 9 years ago with 111 comments
1559Netherlandish Proverbs (en.wikipedia.org)
166 points | 9 years ago with 32 comments
1969I Am Sitting in a Room (en.wikipedia.org)
134 points | 6 months ago with 21 comments
1937The Nature of the Firm (en.wikipedia.org)
132 points | 2 years ago with 56 comments
1859Pig War (en.wikipedia.org)
130 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 11 comments
1994Pentium floating-point division bug (en.wikipedia.org)
111 points | 10 months ago with 62 comments
1989Tiananmen Square: Protests and Massacre (en.wikipedia.org)
105 points across 3 posts | 1 year ago with 4 comments
1962Operation Northwoods: CIA false-flag op against American citizens (en.wikipedia.org)
98 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 2 comments
1998Swatch Internet Time (en.wikipedia.org)
86 points | 6 years ago with 78 comments
2010Andrews and Arnold is xkcd 806-compliant (en.wikipedia.org)
85 points | 9 years ago with 27 comments
1857US time zones (en.wikipedia.org)
81 points | 8 years ago with 36 comments
1971Project Cybersyn (en.wikipedia.org)
70 points | 10 years ago with 36 comments
1996Apple Pippin (en.wikipedia.org)
68 points | 6 years ago with 29 comments
1945As We May Think (en.wikipedia.org)
67 points | 8 years ago with 12 comments
2005The High Cost of Free Parking (en.wikipedia.org)
67 points | 9 months ago with 94 comments
1959There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom (en.wikipedia.org)
67 points | 9 years ago with 20 comments
2008Observations on Wikipedia Behavior (en.wikipedia.org)
61 points | 5 years ago with 54 comments
1974The Conversation (en.wikipedia.org)
57 points | 10 years ago with 33 comments
2010A History of the World in 100 Objects (en.wikipedia.org)
53 points | 8 years ago with 12 comments
1993Microsoft Creative Writer (en.wikipedia.org)
51 points | 1 year ago with 32 comments
1972Great Grain Robbery (en.wikipedia.org)
47 points | 4 years ago with 26 comments
1355St Scholastica Day Riot (en.wikipedia.org)
39 points | 1 year ago with 3 comments
1925Mammonart. An Essay on Economic Interpretation (en.wikipedia.org)
36 points | 1 year ago with 11 comments
1989Atari STacy (en.wikipedia.org)
30 points | 11 months ago with 12 comments
2006Guy Goma (en.wikipedia.org)
28 points | 1 year ago with 2 comments
2010Wikipedia: Articles for Deletion/Minecraft (en.wikipedia.org)
28 points | 6 months ago with 15 comments
1878Salem Witchcraft Trial (en.wikipedia.org)
18 points | 1 year ago with 11 comments
1676Rømer's determination of the speed of light (en.wikipedia.org)
18 points | 1 year ago with 0 comments

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