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Theodore John Kaczynski was born on May 22, 1942, in...
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- Featured Content
- Main Subject Classifications
- Curated Article Collections
- Third-Party Classification Systems
- Reference Collections
- Special Format Collections
- Collections of Articles
Featured contentrepresents the best of Wikipedia, and has undergone a thorough review process to ensure that it meets the highest encyclopedic standards. Presented by type:
Wikipedia's main navigation subsystems (overviews, outlines, lists, portals, glossaries, categories, and indices) are each divided into the following subject classifications: 1. Culture– encompasses the social behavior and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities and habits of the individu...
Vital articles are lists of subjects for which the English Wikipedia should have corresponding high-quality articles. They serve as centralized watchliststo track the quality status of Wikipedia's most important articles and to give editors guidance on which articles to prioritize for improvement. 1. Vital articles level 1– 10 most important articles 2. Vital articles level 2– 100 most important articles 3. Vital articles level 3– 1,000 most important articles 4. Vital articles level 4– 10,00...
Overview articles summarize in prose a broad topic like biology, and also have illustrations and links to subtopics like cell biology, biographies like Carl Linnaeus, and other related articles like Human Genome Project. 1. Wikipedia:Contents/Overviewslists overview articles from covered fields in a single page.
Outline pages have trees of topics in an outline format, which in turn are linked to further outlines and articles providing more detail. Outlines show how important subtopics relate to each other based on how they are arranged in the tree, and they are useful as a more condensed, non-prose alternative to overview articles. 1. Wikipedia:Contents/Outlinesis a comprehensive list of "Outline of __" pages, organized by subject. It is itself an outline, that links (almost) exclusively to other out...
Various third-party classification systems have been mapped to Wikipedia articles, which can be accessed from these pages: 1. Library of Congress Classification 2. List of Dewey Decimal classes 3. Figurative system of human knowledge (Encyclopédie) 4. Propædia (Encyclopædia Britannica) 5. Tree of knowledge system 6. Universal Decimal Classification
Wikipedia has several types of pages which provide content in a non-prose form, for reference purposes.
Portals contain featured articles and images, news, categories, excerpts of key articles, links to related portals, and to-do lists for editors. There are two ways to find portals: 1. Wikipedia:Contents/Portals– A single-page list of portals 2. Category:Portals– Browse portals comprehensively via the Wikipedia category system.
Growing collections of Wikipedia articles are starting to become available as spoken word recordings as well. 1. Category:Spoken articles– an organized list of all spoken articles 2. Wikipedia:Spoken articles– some general information about the spoken article technology
Wikipedia's collection of category pagesis a classified index system. It is automatically generated from category tags at the bottoms of articles and most other pages. Nearly all of the articles available so far on the website can be found through these subject indexes. If you are simply looking to browse articles by topic, there are two top-level pages to choose from: 1. Category:Main topic classifications– probably what you are looking for: Arts, History, Technology, etc. 2. Wikipedia:Conte...
Alphabetical lists of articles
Wikipedia's alphabetical article indexes 1. Special:Allpageslists all of the current pages in Wikipedia. 2. Wikipedia:Contents/A–Z indexprovides an easy way to skip to a particular part of the alphabet in the list of all articles. 3. Lists of alphabetical indexes 3.1. Category:Wikipedia indexes– alphabetical list of topic indexes 3.2. Wikipedia:Contents/Indices– indexes sorted by topic area
Current history entries
You can help us keep Wikipedia up to date! The list below is for encyclopedia entries that describe and pertain to events happening on a current basis. 1. 2022– major events this year 2. 2022 in politics and government– major current political news and developments 3. 2022 in science– major current news on science findings and technology developments 4. Portal:Current events– featured current events and related project activities 5. Category:2022-related timelines 6. Category:2022 by country...
English, an adjective for something of, from, or related to England. English national identity, an identity and common culture. English language in England, a variant of the English language spoken in England. English languages (disambiguation) English studies, the study of English language and literature. English, an Amish term for non-Amish ...
Wikipedia's contents: Portals. Portals complement main topics in Wikipedia, and expound upon topics by introducing the reader to key articles, images, and categories that further describe the subject and its related topics. Portals also assist in helping editors to find related projects and things they can do to improve Wikipedia, and provide a ...
Wikipedia es una enciclopedia libre, copyleft y colaborativamente editada lanzada en 2001. En 11 años de su recopilación se convirtió en una de las más importantes obras de referencia y en uno de los sitios más visitados de Internet. Es desarrollada por entusiastas de todo el mundo en más de 270 idiomas.
WP:OFAQ#WHAT. Wikipedia is an online free-content encyclopedia that you can edit and contribute to. Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has described Wikipedia as "an effort to create and distribute a free encyclopedia of the highest possible quality to every single person on the planet in their own language."