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This user-generated online encyclopedia has 16 million articles, providing a superb primer on almost any subject. Most pages can be edited by anyone, which gives Wikipedia unmatched editorial resources, but makes it vulnerable to vandalism.

Wikipedia is an online encyclopeida that offers unmatched editorial on the widest range of subjects.

At the time of writing this user-generated online encyclopedia has 16 million articles, providing a superb primer on almost any subject. Most pages can be edited by anyone, which gives Wikipedia unmatched editorial resources, but makes it vulnerable to vandalism.

Research suggests Wikipedia has a similar rate of serious errors to the Encyclopædia Britannica, but its errors are often more embarrassing. Check the citations for any facts you need to rely on.

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An unsurpassed amount of information, but some facts need to be taken with a pinch of salt. Wikipedia is the web's encyclopedia.

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