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Wikipedia Oct 1
In your opinion, what is the world's most underrated (or overrated) animal?
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Wikipedia Sep 30
What's the weirdest thing you learned last weekend?
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Amir {{🌎}} Aharoni Sep 26
Say welcome to a in a new language: N'Ko!
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Wikipedia Sep 25
What word have you learned from a book that reminds you of that book to this day?
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Wikipedia Sep 24
Replying to @WixoFiller
Ah yes, how could I forget that fateful night when Mario invented the video game out of dreams and his brother's favorite green hat
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Wikipedia Sep 24
In 1889, Fusajiro Yamauchi founded Nintendo Koppai to make and market Hanafuda playing cards. Nintendo still manufactures playing cards in Japan and organizes its own contract bridge tournament called the "Nintendo Cup."
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Wikimedia Sep 23
We're putting together a planet’s worth of knowledge and ensuring that all of its inhabitants can learn from it in their own languages.
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Wikipedia Sep 20
Replying to @Wikipedia
This is just one of the ways we’re thinking about how to lower our emissions. If you'd like to read more about our sustainability efforts, check out the report we just published: /8
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Wikipedia Sep 20
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If you’re interested in the technical details about how we did this, you can read more about that: /7
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Wikipedia Sep 20
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In fact, 4 terabytes being sent around the Internet is the equivalent of the CO2 emissions of about a few dozen round-trip flights from San Francisco to Berlin. ✈️ /6
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Wikipedia Sep 20
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Just from a simple technical change, we estimate that we send about 4 terabytes of data around the Internet less per day than we did a year ago. That’s a lot of data! 5/
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Wikipedia Sep 20
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We did this recently by making a small change to how we transmit data. Now people download less stuff every time they open up an article and we send less data. In the end, this makes things appear faster for you and over time, we reduce the site's emissions. /4
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Wikipedia Sep 20
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One way to reduce our environmental impact is to reduce the data we transfer—that is, all the packets of information we need to transfer around the internet to make a Wikipedia article appear for you. /3
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Wikipedia Sep 20
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Many websites, including Wikipedia, can have a big impact on the environment. 🌏🌍🌎 Even a small change in the way we run the site can have an exponential impact in the emissions we create. /2
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Wikipedia Sep 20
In many parts of the world today, people are participating in the global . You can read more about this year’s events on Wikipedia: /1
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Wikimedia Sep 20
Join us! Let's demand immediate action to combat climate change around the world. ⚫️
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Wikipedia Sep 19
Replying to @arrrroooooo @GiantCat9
Ashamed at having missed this op-purr-tunity
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Wikipedia Sep 19
The M3 Amphibious Rig is essentially a self-propelled portable bridge. (Perfect for cats who hate water.)
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Wikimedia Sep 19
Did you know ... that our projects (incl. ) are sustained with approximately one-thousandth the amount of servers of comparable volume websites? Read about this and more in our new sustainability assessment, published today.
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Timo Tijhof Sep 18
This week we finished a year-long effort that's saving readers over 4.3 Terabytes of data bandwidth every day! Thanks , , and many others. For the technical how and why 👉
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