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11 weird pages on Wikipedia

With the general public let loose to edit Wikipedia, you’re bound to get some pages that you wouldn’t find in the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Here are 11 of Wikipedia’s weirdest.

1. THE VALENTICH DISAPPEARANCE

The mysterious case of the disappearance of Frederick Valentich.

tinyurl.com/valentich

2. VOYNICH MANUSCRIPT

Looking for some bedtime reading? Try this if you like mysteries.

tinyurl.com/vmanuscript

3. DEATH FROM LAUGHTER

Just because it’s funny, doesn’t mean it’s a laughing matter.

tinyurl.com/deadlylaughter

4. THE HUM

That ringing in your ears has its own Wikipedia page.

tinyurl.com/thathum

5. THE SCHMIDT STING PAIN INDEX

How much does a sting from a paper wasp hurt? Only one way to find out.

tinyurl.com/stingindex

6. THE HUMAN LIGHTNING ROD

This guy was struck by lightning seven times, and survived them all. Not sure if that’s lucky or not. tinyurl.com/struckx7

7. KLERKSDORP SPHERE

Three billion year old spheres that look just like cricket balls.

tinyurl.com/klerksdorp

8. MARY TOFT – RABBIT MOTHER

Rabbit’s feet not so lucky for this famous fraudster.

tinyurl.com/marytoft

9. THE LLOYDS BANK COPROLITE

The world’s largest fossilised dung specimen (which only broke into pieces in 2003).

tinyurl.com/depositatlloyds

10. REAL-LIFE SUPERHERO

Which proves that just because you’re a hero doesn’t mean you’re a winner.

tinyurl.com/nicetights

11. THE FIVE SECOND RULE

If you act quickly, even face-down pizza is still good.

tinyurl.com/stillgood

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