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wikipedia fights forgotten
2014-08-08 04:20:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Vowing to fight what they call the “censorship” of “right to be forgotten” laws, the organization that runs Wikipedia has started publicly posting the notices it receives when search engines intend to remove links from their results, various media outlets reported on Wednesday. According to Alex Hern of The Guardian, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales revealed that Google had been asked to remove five links from the online...

2014-08-04 23:06:20

Ballotpedia.org analysis finds that Republicans are experiencing higher turnover than Democrats (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 This year’s lineup of state legislative elections features record low levels of competition, according to an analysis by Ballotpedia.org. Where competition exists, Republicans are feeling the heat more so than Democrats. In total, 56% of this year’s partisan incumbent turnover has been attributed to Republicans and 44% to Democrats. Of the country’s 7,383 total...

2014-07-22 12:27:24

Fans Everywhere can Collaboratively "Fannotate" Stories, Games and Images SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia, the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture expertise, today announces the debut of Wikia Maps, a product designed to enhance Wikia's collaborative chronicles for fans, by fans. Wikia's fan insider group, Community Council, has been able to beta test Wikia Maps until today when the product becomes widely...

2014-07-02 23:07:39

Policypedia is Third Citizen-Driven Web Platform Launched by Lucy Burns Institute Madison, WI (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 This week, the Lucy Burns Institute announced the launch of Policypedia, an online encyclopedia of public policy information. The goal of Policypedia is to provide users with useful, accessible information about today’s most consequential public policy issues. Policypedia is sponsored by the Lucy Burns Institute (LBI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization headquartered in...

2014-05-02 23:07:48

The interactive educational app offers an engaging way to learn conversational foreign language skills. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Babbel, the interactive language teaching app, is now available for immediate download to Intel® Atom™ tablets for Android*. The interactive and highly addictive application allows users from all over the world to engage with 13 languages ranging from English to Indonesian. Featured in the New York Times, the Babbel language app allows tablet users of every...

2013-06-25 23:15:42

Ballotpedia Study Determines Which States Enjoy Best Overall Quality of Life, Looks for Partisan Trends Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 When it comes to quality of life and what's the best state, Ballotpedia, a nonprofit, nonpartisan collaborative encyclopedia that connects people to politics, examines this question in Part Two of its groundbreaking study, "Who Runs the States." Praise or blame is attributed to political parties for the economic, educational,...

2013-05-22 23:15:00

New study illustrates political trends at the state level. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Ballotpedia, a nonprofit and nonpartisan collaborative encyclopedia that connects people to politics, has released a groundbreaking study that highlights an alternative method to determine if a state leans politically red (Republican) or blue (Democrat). Using what the organization has dubbed the "partisan trifecta," Ballotpedia classified states based, not only on the most recent presidential...

2013-05-14 23:22:28

Candidates urged to verify backgrounds at CandidateVerification. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Ballotpedia, the online political encyclopedia, announced that it is joining forces with CandidateVerification.org in order to encourage candidates for political office to routinely undergo a free resume verification and background screening. The background checks are conducted by CandidateVerification´s strategic partner and one of the nation´s largest employment screening providers,...

Latest Wikis Reference Libraries

2013-03-16 00:00:00

A wiki is simply a website that allows the users to create and edit any number of interlinked web pages through a simplified markup language. They are often powered with wiki software and used to collaborative wiki websites, power community websites, for note taking, and in knowledge management systems. Some wikis serve specific purpose while others are more of an open content format. Wiki, meaning fast in Hawaiian, was first created by Ward Cunningham who developed WikiWikiWeb. Wikis...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.