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  • Everipedia icon

    Everipedia

    Everipedia removed some of the more annoying aspects of Wikipedia and created a site that is much easier to use. Notability requirements are eliminated and citations / editing are WYSIWYG. There is also a commenting page for each link...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

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    Ancient History Encyclopedia

    Ancient History Encyclopedia is a nonprofit company that aims to provide superior ancient history resources and information for free.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Reference.com

    Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free. For the Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com mobile app, go here....

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Encyclopædia Britannica

    The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company. The articles in the Britannica are aimed at educated adult readers, and written by...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    Metacademy

    Metacademy - a free open source platform for efficient, personalized learning.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Encyclopedia.com

    Encyclopedia.com – Online dictionary and encyclopedia with pictures, facts, and videos. Get information and homework help with millions of articles in our FREE, online library.

    Free Web / Cloud Java Mobile

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    Wikiwand

    Like you, we're huge Wikipedia fans! In fact, who isn't? Wikipedia is the greatest curator of human knowledge, allowing people all around the world to freely access over 30 million articles. The only problem? Wikipedia was...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone Chrome Safari Firefox

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    the full wiki

    We find similar sentences to those in Wikipedia, complete with their citations for you to paste into your essay. It's the easy way to branch off to find authoritative sources and relevant quotes to deepen your research.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Dixio

    Dixio is the solution for all those who care about their language Who want to learn more and enrich their vocabulary: when you receive a presentation or prepare a document, when you are reading in Internet or preparing your...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    Referata

    Referata offers hosting of semantic wikis, allowing you to add, structure and store data so it can be managed, shared, browsed and analyzed in as many ways as you choose. Free: unlimited Wiki pages and 100MB file storage. 5 Languages:...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Newslines

    Newslines lets people create shared timelines on any person, product or news event. Writers create news snippets that are combined into interactive multimedia timelines.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Viki - Wikipedia

    Wikipedia, better than ever—on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Discover the world and enjoy beautiful typography with this sleek app. FEATURES NEARBY PLACES: Discover interesting Wikipedia articles about the area around your...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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    Gamepedia.com

    Gamepedia.com is the authoritative source for video game information on the internet. In addition to hosting the official wikis for over 200 titles such as Minecraft and Titanfall, we also maintain wikis for smaller titles and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

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    Scholarpedia

    Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Oppia

    Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Alchetron

    Alchetron.com is a free social encyclopedia for world where you can create, organize and learn easily using topics. With Alchetron you can search & share thousands of organized topics which can be biographies, free courses for...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS Android Tablet

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    Articles

    Articles lets you easily read and discover Wikipedia Articles on your iPhone and iPod touch. Just enter a search term and let Articles find the Wikipedia entry you are looking for. Use the integrated maps feature to learn about...

    Commercial iPhone

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    Worldometers

    Worldometers is run by an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS Android Tablet

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    purple

    Dictionary from the Elementary project.

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued This project has been replaced by https://launchpad.net/lingo-dictionary. Lingo is fully backwards compatible and will be available in Luna.
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    Boopsie

    Through way of different “channels”, Boopsie lets you intelligently search for content or articles on sites like IMDB, Wikipedia, Amazon and more. When you use the application, you can pull up your favorite channel and then search for...

    Free Windows Mobile Android Java Mobile S60 Blackberry

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    Wikifur

    User-editable encyclopedia for fans of anthropomorphic animals. Over 18,000 articles on furry community and culture in twenty-one languages.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    MyWikis

    A premium wiki host with top-class quality, excellent support, and VisualEditor (a WYSIWYG application), that puts an individual touch to repetitive business.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    WikiExplorer

    WikiExplorer is the most advanced Wikipedia reader app for Android devices, it presents Wikipedia articles in a clean and elegant interface, for your best reading experience.

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    Encyclopedia

    Wikipedia is now available on your Windows 7 Phone! With this easy to use app, you can satisfy your thirst for information on-the-go. When you are short on time, bookmark your favorite articles - they stay just a finger tap away -...

    Free Windows Phone

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    Stubia

    Stubia is a mobile encyclopedia that limits each article to 160 characters: this limitation makes each topic easy to understand.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Citizendium

    A wiki-based encyclopedia, the primary difference between Citizendium and Wikipedia being that Citizendium has "subject matter expert" editors, chosen by the community to validate pages and content.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    WikiDroyd

    Wikipedia is probably the single largest, most comprehensive and simply best information resource out there on the Internet - a really great resource.many people though would like to have access to this giant resource when they're...

    Free Android

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.4.11, released on November 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.
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    Freebo

    Freebo is Topics search tool. If you don't know something, ask Freebo, it probably knows. Pick your interest and have fun reading and learning various Topics data, also explore all connected (reverse and master) Topics of your...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    Wikero

    Wikero came out of two opposite emotions we had about Wikipedia on an iPad: we loved Wikipedia but hated how it looked and felt. So we went about creating an ideal Wikipedia app. Wikero has: 1. Easy to read 3 column pages: Wikero...

    Commercial iPad

Wikipedia Comments

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Comment by elainecharles
about Wikipedia Dec 2016

Wikipedia is a helpful site but it isn't so reliable because anyone can edit the info, but it is good for quick summaries and small scale information!

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good

Comment by marycosme4
about Wikipedia Aug 2016

i really like wikipedia, i mean.. it's not very reliable i guess but i still like it

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good

Comment by robertmu
about Wikipedia Jan 2016

i think is good but everyone can write whatever they want so it's not really as realible as i thought

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really useful

Comment by anikathompson9
about Wikipedia Jan 2016

i think is really good but you have to be careful when looking for something because it's not the most reliable thing out there for info

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Wikipedia is incredibly useful, but I think it's pushing it ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Wikipedia Jun 2011

Wikipedia is incredibly useful, but I think it's pushing it to classify the site as "software".

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