Ed Erhart

  1. Two ravens’ ‘song and dance routine’ wins picture of the year

    Wikimedia editors from around the world flew to Jubilee and Munin, two amusing ravens from the Tower of London, in the volunteer-run competition.... Read more

  2. The big bear of a mission to chronicle the 1948 Cleveland Indians

    Wikipedia editor, Cleveland native, and baseball fan Wizardman is on a mission to rewrite and improve all of the articles related to the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 World Series-winning season.... Read more

  3. How a feminist stood up to trolls and measurably changed Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists

    Did the efforts of Emily Temple-Wood (“Keilana”) and other editors really make a difference in Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists—especially given the vast expanse of an encyclopedia that has 5.4 million articles in English alone? The answer, one year after the headlines, is an unequivocal yes.... Read more

  4. A history of the finger, as seen through Wikipedia

    The finger has become an indelible symbol of contempt in Western culture. One Wikipedia editor took it on himself to document its history on Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. Trump, Prince, and Queen Elizabeth: 2016’s most-read Wikipedia articles

    The English Wikipedia’s list is led by the United States president-elect, who topped all other articles with nearly three times more views than last year’s #1. But the second-screen effect powered Britain’s queen, Pablo Escobar, and O. J. Simpson to surprisingly high places.... Read more

  6. Our top posts of 2016: Wikimedia community takes center stage

    Community-focused pieces fill our list of most-read and best posts from the last year.... Read more

  7. Death, politics, and Vincent van Gogh: 2016 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

    Which English Wikipedia articles were edited most in 2016? Find out what captured editors’ interests.... Read more

  8. News on Wikipedia: Fidel Castro, president of Cuba, dead at 90

    Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons are here to help you learn more about the recently deceased Fidel Castro.... Read more

  9. 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

  10. The early vitriolic political campaigns of Richard Nixon, as chronicled by Wikipedia

    Richard Nixon is known for his presidency and downfall, but it was his early campaigns that defined his political style and image.... Read more