More than 10 years ago the Encyclopedia to go to was the Encyclopedia Britannica that was fact checked and went to the experts. Today my first stop is Wikipedia which is not the end of research but is the start of it and the links that connect to it are the threads that allow you to dig deeper. Wikipedia is always on page one when I do a Google search on a topic. Now I don’t see it as a final source but a launching pad and as that it is an amazing tool.
Happy Birthday Wikipedia thanks Jimmy as I saw your pleading eyes often in your funding search I am happy your mission to raise $16 million dollars was acheived.
Here is an inforgraphic for good measure: