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Search Trends: 2016 Edition

In case you missed our latest string of Facebook posts, we wanted to highlight four resources related to search trends in 2016.


You can help biological research from home

by Piter Kehoma Boll

There are a lot of people around the world that, although not being scientists, are science enthusiasts. I guess many of you reading this article fit in this category. 618 weitere Wörter


Wikimedia Gets a Big Grant to Get Organized With Structured Data

Wikimedia is getting money to get organized. „Today, the rich images and media in Wikimedia Commons are described only by casual notation, making it difficult to fully explore and use this remarkable resource. 83 weitere Wörter

Tweaks & Updates

Holy Innocents 

December 28.

Based on an account in Saint Matthew’s Gospel, King Herod slaughtered a number of male babies in an attempt to rid himself of the perceived threat of a usurper of his throne.

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Feasts And Commemorations

The most-edited Wikipedia posts of 2016

Where was Donald Trump’s father born? Did he graduate from Fordham University? And if not, can it still be considered his alma mater? Is there such a thing as „Trump ideology“? 741 weitere Wörter

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

Anecdotally, 2016 was a year of transition and change in much of the western world. Some events could be described as tragedy, others as cause for celebration. 1.280 weitere Wörter


Winning photos in world’s largest photography contest reveal a world of monuments—and the volunteers who love them

A lawyer carefully studied the arches and staircases of the Berlin district courthouse as he came and went for work, “not always liking the place.” One afternoon the crowds disappeared, the light from the towering windows softened, and Ansgar Koreng captured its elaborate elegance for first place in the contest. 1.070 weitere Wörter