The list in reverse order of hit count How this was produced Here are the most popular things (>10000 hits) that are actually product for public reading: 244636 Main Page 90923 RationalWiki:What is going on in the world? 49662 RationalWiki:What is going on in the blogosphere? 41741 RationalWiki:What is going on in the clogosphere? 33950… Read more ›
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The most popular things (>10000 hits) on RationalWiki during October 2015 that are actually product for public reading. Plus raw numbers and how this was calculated. Read more ›
RationalWiki has realised it’s actually a bit of a big and serious wiki these days, so needs to act a bit like it. We are starting to put into place a Biographies of Living Persons guideline. It hasn’t quite calcified into a policy, but it should in fact be taken seriously, on the assumption that… Read more ›
We had 65 submissions in May to What is Going On In The Blogosphere? our shiny little front-page news and views aggregator. Here are the top ten stories from last month. The Conspiracy Theory Flowchart THEY don’t want you to see! Comedy flow-charts are always fun because, well, they’re comedy flow charts. So what is not to… Read more ›
Oy vey! Time to put out another post of something. This time, what caused people to go “oh my, that’s stupid” in RationalWiki’s WIGO:Clogs last month. 70 stories were submitted, here are the top 8. Homosexuality isn’t real Because Cows Mediaite reports a speech by the Ugandan First Lady to select bishops from the Church of Uganda:… Read more ›
A couple of days late for Reasons, so, what have the oiks of the RW Facebook Group been chatting about this week? Guess Who? Long-time user Genghis Khant – he can remember when dinosaurs roamed the open pastures of MediaWiki’s monobook skin – was scanning through some old photographs and came across this. Who is… Read more ›
Remember those little green and red arrows in RationalWiki’s What’s Going on in the World? page? Well, they now have a use! Overall, 86 stories were submitted to the page in April. Here’s what got people picking the “up” arrow. Brendan Eich steps down from Mozilla Eich has been big story across the ‘net this… Read more ›
This week from the active minds* of RationalWiki’s Facebook group, we have an ever-impressive** selection of stories for you, summarised for your enjoyment.*** *For a certain approximation of “active” and “minds”. ** For a certain approximation of “ever” and “impressive” *** For a certain approximat… oh, this joke is done, let’s get on with it!… Read more ›
Here are the top ten stories uploaded to the Blogosphere in March! Running on Bullshit “Fuelshark” is a device that claims to be able to save you 10% on your gasoline bill – quite a saving for a $40 capital expenditure. It’s a little blue light thingy that does, well, something or other. Too bad it’s… Read more ›
Sometime way back when, a few RationalWiki editors decided to dip their toes into the trendy world of social media and Twinstergram and MyFace and Beboster – aka, they made a Facebook group. This has since spawned into a pretty sizeable chunk of the internet, with fast-paced discussions covering a variety of topics. So, what… Read more ›
Email address left in because, y’know, marketers. Read more ›
Nearly 90 stories were submitted to RationalWiki What is Going on in the World? in November. From the good, to the bad, from the ugly to the downright terrifying, here is a breakdown of the top 10 by those ever-present votes (see, we use them for something!) 10. Are there really 100,000 new Christian martyrs every… Read more ›
One thing you certainly can’t accuse RationalWiki editors of being is lazy. No, wait, that should read “one thing you certainly can accuse RationalWiki editors of being is lazy”. Why the self-deprecation? Because it was all the way back in January of the 2008th year since Catholics claimed Jesus was born that our article on… Read more ›
After a resounding affirmative in a straw poll on the topic, the front page. It’s got purty portal icons and stuff. Tweaks probably welcome, propose them on Talk:Main Page.
In the 19th century, the French doctor Pierre Charles Alexandre Louis invented the “numerical method”, a way of statistically analyzing the effects of medical treatments. It was the precursor to modern clinical trials. Louis applied this method to a certain therapy in use at the time, and found that the therapy, contrary to traditional wisdom, did not actually help. Read more ›