Hit Tumblr Mocks Wikipedia’s Most Ridiculous Claims

Wikipedia has established itself as a valuable research tool for Internet users — but one that must be taken with a grain of salt.

Although the online encyclopedia has improved in style and accuracy over the years, questionable “facts” still pop up every now and then.

The creators of Tumblr blog Citation Needed have set out to discover the craziest claims within Wikipedia’s more than 22 million articles.

Citation Needed is maintained by Josh Fruhlinger and Conor Lastowka, both writers for RiffTrax , a continuation of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Needless to say, the two spend a lot of time on Wikipedia looking up oddball facts and old pop culture references.

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