Interesting Wikipedia Articles

interesting/creepy/funny wikipedia articles, sorted alphabetically and categorically. my personal recommendations are marked with a star:


Arts and entertainment


Culture and religion



Events, happenings, and disasters

Food and drink

Government, politics, and war

Health, psychology, and medicine

Industry and jobs

Literature, writing, and language

Maritime travel and ships

Nature and natural history

Objects and artifacts

Organizations and groups


Places and landmarks

Sexuality and gender

Science and mathematics

Space and space travel

Spiritualism and the paranormal

Sports and hobbies

Technology (hardware) and machines

Technology (software) and the Internet

UFOs and aliens

Unexplained (or just plain strange) phenomena

Urban legends