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  1. Wait, what? Split brain, when two personalities live in one body

    Is there a medical case in which a person lives with the two hemispheres of their brain separated? Would the two halves disagree, fight, have different views, and even different beliefs?... Read more

  2. Wait, what? The fairies that fooled Arthur Conan Doyle

    One hundred years ago, two cousins took a camera down to a stream in northern England and came back with a controversy that lingered almost magically in the air for decades.... Read more

  3. Wait, what? How a double-agent codenamed Zigzag two-timed everyone

    Eddie Chapman, a former safecracker, worked for both sides in World War II, and had three fiancées. He also may have saved London from many bombings. ... Read more

  4. Wait, what? Alex, the parrot with a little human brain

    Alex knew the meaning of a hundred English words, could count to six, could answer and even ask questions, how to apologize (when appropriate), and how to protest when people did something he didn’t want.... Read more

  5. Wait, what? Tarrare, the man with an insatiable appetite

    Meals for fifteen, a live cat, snakes, lizards, puppies, and an entire eel—none were off limits.... Read more

  6. “The potential is huge and waiting to be explored”: Wikipedia for Peace

    I imagined a rather small and grassroots community project that would break down borders of languages and countries and unite people who want to create awareness by discussing, researching and in the end providing knowledge about topics of sociopolitical relevance. Out of this idea came “Wikipedia for Peace,” which took place in Vienna (Austria) in August 2015.... Read more

  7. More Than 40 Million People Await the Launch of Odia Wikisource

    Speakers of Odia will soon have mountains of books to read online in their mother tongue, following the launch of the Odia Wikisource, which will make accessible many rare books that have entered the public domain. […]... Read more

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  9. What should journalists know about Wikipedia? A Poynter Institute NewsU webinar

    Join us for a Poynter Institute NewsU webinar to help journalists around the world better understand Wikipedia. Here’s some additional details on what we’re going to talk about on July 12.... Read more

  10. Meet some featured Wikimedia volunteers from India

    Every month, Wikimedia India selects an exceptionally performing user from the Indian community and features the user on its page. This practice has been effective in engaging dedicated editors with others in the community. ... Read more