Yeah, I said it. Wikipedia is more interesting than Netflix. Maybe it's because I prefer reading over watching TV, maybe it's because I haven't had much experience with Netflix in general, but for whatever reason I find refreshing the Wikipedia app's "random article" feature til my eyes bleed is more engaging than listening to canned laughter. If you feel the same way, enjoy these 13 weird and wacky articles.
1. The Kingdom of Hamsteria
Here you can learn about the rich of history of the fabled land of Hamsteria!
2. Don't Make These Articles; They're Stupid
Oh, did I mention that writing these Wikipedia article ideas would be dumb? Interesting...I thought I did.
Yeah...these are the people editing the world's biggest public database. Has anyone checked on them lately? Are they alright?!
The Department of Fun is meant to keep Wikipedians entertained...or so they say. Sounds like a 1984 conspiracy to me.
No...really...I'm starting to get worried. Who in their right minds can even imagine titling an article "Scandinavian Anniversary Marshmallow" and "The Beef Seeds"?!
Yep, you heard correctly! This church's interior is decorated with human bones...ew.
If you thought to yourself "uh...duh...f-i-s-h", then think again.
Try and think of one, I dare you. Then once you give up, read this Wikipedia article about words that can't rhyme.
Turns out no one really knows what it is! Part of the mystery I suppose.
Back in the "olden days," doctors used to drill holes in their patients' heads. It was called trepanning and no, I didn't make it up.
12. Is There A Tempest Coming? Ask The Leeches
A barometer made of leeches: now I've really seen it all.
Who knew a secret society could become an inside joke between writers?