Wikipedia

No, Wikipedia, the World Is Not Overrun With Sewer Rats

Debunking the total-world-domination myth of the common rat.

There Are More Wikipedia Articles About This One Small Part of the World Than the Rest of It Combined

The uneven geography of digital information.

A Live Map of the Manic Ways People Edit Wikipedia

The map offers a nifty live survey of people's utterly random interests (or perceived areas of expertise).

Wikipedia Nearby Is Basically a List of Interesting Things Near You

The fruits of Wikimedia's new GeoData extension.

Wikipedia's Most Popular Pages, in 35 Languages

The French want to know about ornamental holly, Germans are curious about cul-de-sacs, and the Vietnamese are reading up on sex positions.