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Listen as I narrate Wikipedia articles top to bottom. Topics are varied. That's all this series is—reading Wikipedia articles. Wikireadia is the original Wikipedia-narrating YouTube channel by D. Griffin Jones.

Washington Generals

Oct 1, 2022



The Washington Generals are an American basketball team who play exhibition games against the Harlem Globetrotters. The team has also played under several different aliases in their history as the Globetrotters’ perennial opponents. The Generals exist primarily as a part of the Harlem Globetrotters’ act, effectively being stooges for the Globetrotters.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. September 7, 2022. Washington Generals. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved September 28, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Generals

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Washington_Generals&oldid=1109010855

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Washington Generals vs. Harlem Globetrotters June 2019 16 (in-game action)
Michael Barera, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

AirPower

Sep 24, 2022



AirPower is an unreleased wireless charging mat developed by Apple Inc. It was designed to charge up to three devices simultaneously, such as an iPhone, AirPods, and an Apple Watch. AirPower failed to materialize, leading to wide speculation over the product’s future, until Apple announced it had canceled the release.

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Wikipedia contributors. August 30, 2022. AirPower (Apple). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved September 24, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AirPower_(Apple)

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=AirPower_(Apple)&oldid=1107484637

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AirPower example
91Tech, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

List of Gestures

Sep 17, 2022



Gestures are a form of nonverbal communication in which visible bodily actions are used to communicate important messages, either in place of speech or together and in parallel with spoken words. Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body.

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Wikipedia contributors. September 6, 2022. List of gestures. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved September 6, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_gestures

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_gestures&oldid=1108826516

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High Five: “Too slow!” (with finger-guns)
Bgubitz at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Stadium (Geometry)

Sep 10, 2022



A stadium is a two-dimensional geometric shape constructed of a rectangle with semicircles at a pair of opposite sides. The same shape is known also as a pill shape, discorectangle, squectangle, obround, or sausage body.

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Wikipedia contributors. April 23, 2022. Stadium (geometry). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved September 6, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stadium_(geometry)

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Stadium_(geometry)&oldid=1084213650

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Stadium geometry
Maproom, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Doug DeMuro

Sep 3, 2022



Douglas DeMuro is an American YouTuber, author, columnist, writer, and businessman who currently lives in San Diego, California. DeMuro’s focus is on the automotive industry; his car review-focused YouTube channel has over four million subscribers as of 2022. In addition to his YouTube endeavors, DeMuro also runs the automobile selling website Cars & Bids, which allows individuals to purchase and sell vehicles in online auctions.

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Wikipedia contributors. August 21, 2022. Doug Demuro. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved August 30, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doug_DeMuro

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Doug_DeMuro&oldid=1105624620

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Doug Demuro in 2016
Aaron Rome, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Chopsticks (Hand Game)

Aug 27, 2022



Chopsticks is a hand game for two or more players, in which players extend a number of fingers from each hand and transfer those scores by taking turns to tap one hand against another. Chopsticks is an example of a combinatorial game, and is solved in the sense that with perfect play, an optimal strategy from any point is known.

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Wikipedia contributors. August 19, 2022. Chopsticks (hand game). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved August 25, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chopsticks_(hand_game)

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chopsticks_(hand_game)&oldid=1105327464

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Chopsticks
trailogy/Instructables

Christian Video Game

Aug 20, 2022



A Christian video game, or Bible game, is a video game based on teachings of Christianity; it is a part of the larger Christian media genre and media format. Although this is in itself a game genre, most Christian games follow the gameplay of many different genres.

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Wikipedia contributors. August 13, 2022. Christian video game. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved August 16, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_video_game

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Christian_video_game&oldid=1104219505

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Catechumen
N’Lightning Software Development

Military Career of Elvis Presley

Aug 13, 2022



American singer Elvis Presley served in the United States Army from March 1958 to March 1960. At the time of his enlistment, he was widely regarded as the most well-known name in the world of entertainment. After his release from military service, Presley found a new fan base among an older age group, thanks in part to his army career and releases of ballads compared to his earlier rock and roll songs.

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Wikipedia contributors. DATE. Military career of Elvis Presley. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved August 8, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_career_of_Elvis_Presley

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Military_career_of_Elvis_Presley&oldid=1099824271

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Elvis Presley in Germany
Vittoriano Rastelli, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

99 Bottles of Beer

Aug 6, 2022



“99 Bottles of Beer” or “100 Bottles of Pop on the Wall” is a song dating to the mid-20th century. It is a traditional reverse counting song in both the United States and Canada. It is popular to sing on road trips, as it has a very repetitive format which is easy to memorize and can take a long time when families sing.

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Wikipedia contributors. July 29, 2022. 99 Bottles of Beer. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved July 31, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99_Bottles_of_Beer

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=99_Bottles_of_Beer&oldid=1101161515

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Beer Fop
Victuallers, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical History of the United States Declaration of Independence

Jul 30, 2022



The physical history of the United States Declaration of Independence spans from its original drafting in 1776 into the discovery of historical documents in modern time. This includes a number of drafts, handwritten copies, and published broadsides.

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Wikipedia contributors. June 21, 2022. Physical history of the United States Declaration of Independence. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 27, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_history_of_the_United_States_Declaration_of_Independence

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https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Physical_history_of_the_United_States_Declaration_of_Independence&oldid=1094242255

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Charters of Freedom (021)
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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