When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, There's TL;DR Wikipedia

Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia

One of the best/worst things about Wikipedia is the temptation to spend hours trawling its depths. Poring over a long article. Clicking through to other entries. Opening a tab for each of the cited sources. It can be a lot to digest. But for those who would rather avoid all that reading, there's TL;DR Wikipedia

Advertisement

TL;DR Wikipedia conveniently condenses topics – any topics, really – down to single sentences. It's a tumblr that takes submissions and while some of them are of ... questionable ... humor, the majority are pretty inspired. Here's a selection of highlights:

Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Advertisement
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Illustration for article titled When Reading the Article Takes Too Much Time, Theres TL;DR Wikipedia
Advertisement

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

tsunamo
Joshua Norton

Am I the only one tired of the pedants in fiction and in real life correcting people on the whole Frankenstein thing? As far as I'm concerned, he's Doctor Frankenstein's creation, and thus his surname would be Frankenstein. It also saves me from having to say Frankenstein's Monster.