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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.

List of Water Buffalo Cheeses

Jan 28, 2023



This is a list of notable water buffalo cheeses. Water buffalo cheese is produced using the milk from the water buffalo. Some buffalo milk cheeses are produced using the milk from other animals as well, such as cow’s milk.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. January 21, 2023. List of water buffalo cheeses. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 23, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_water_buffalo_cheeses

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_water_buffalo_cheeses&oldid=1134970026

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Mozzarella di bufala 2
Popo le Chien, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Pig Milk

Jan 21, 2023



Pig milk is milk from pigs, and is typically consumed by piglets. It is similar in composition to cow’s milk, though higher in fat and more watery. Pig milk is seldom obtained for human uses and is not considered to be a viable agricultural product. Several attempts have been made to produce pig milk cheese, some of which have been successful.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. January 9, 2023. Pig milk. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 17, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_milk

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pig_milk&oldid=1132586468

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Little pigs are eating
W457137120, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Cuisine of the Midwestern United States

Jan 14, 2023



Midwestern cuisine is a regional cuisine of the American Midwest. It draws its culinary roots most significantly from the cuisines of Central, Northern and Eastern Europe, and Native North America, and is influenced by regionally and locally grown foodstuffs and cultural diversity. Everyday Midwestern home cooking generally showcases simple and hearty dishes that make use of the abundance of locally grown foods.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. Cuisine of the Midwestern United States. December 26, 2022. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 10, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuisine_of_the_Midwestern_United_States

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cuisine_of_the_Midwestern_United_States&oldid=1129715385

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Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili
Breville USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Muckraker

Jan 6, 2023



The muckrakers were reform-minded journalists, writers, and photographers in the Progressive Era in the United States (1890s–1920s) who claimed to expose corruption and wrongdoing in established institutions, often through sensationalist publications. The modern term generally references investigative journalism or watchdog journalism; investigative journalists in the US are occasionally called “muckrakers” informally. In contemporary American usage, the term can refer to journalists or others who “dig deep for the facts” or, when used pejoratively, those who seek to cause scandal.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. November 30, 2022. Muckraker. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 3, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muckraker

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Muckraker&oldid=1124855260

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McClure’s Cover, January 1901
Public Domain

Portrait of S. S. McClure
Public Domain

Pando (Tree)

Dec 31, 2022



Pando is a clonal colony of an individual male quaking aspen determined to be a single living organism by identical genetic markers and assumed to have one massive underground root system. Pando occupies 108 acres and is estimated to weigh collectively 6,000 tonnes, making it the heaviest known organism. The root system of Pando is estimated to be up to several thousand years old, placing Pando among the oldest known living organisms.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. December 26, 2022. Pando (tree). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 27, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pando_(tree)

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pando_(tree)&oldid=1129648903

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Fall Pando 02
Public domain

Tassel

Dec 24, 2022



A tassel is a finishing feature in fabric and clothing decoration. It is a universal ornament that is seen in varying versions in many cultures around the globe.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. August 20, 2022. Tassel. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 19, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tassel

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tassel&oldid=1105554106

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Palais-Royal - Conseil constitutionnel
Sukkoria, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Hostile Architecture

Dec 17, 2022



Hostile architecture is an urban-design strategy that uses elements of the built environment to purposefully guide or restrict behavior. It often targets people who use or rely on public space more than others, such as youth, poor people, and homeless people, by restricting the physical behaviors they can engage in. Also known as defensive architecture, hostile design, unpleasant design, exclusionary design, and defensive urban design, the term hostile architecture is often associated with items like “anti-homeless spikes.”

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. December 5, 2022. Hostile architecture. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 13, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hostile_architecture

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hostile_architecture&oldid=1125787100

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Spiked Ledge Boston
Paydah, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Death of Caylee Anthony

Dec 10, 2022



Caylee Marie Anthony was an American girl who lived in Orlando, Florida, with her mother, Casey Marie Anthony and her maternal grandparents, George and Cindy Anthony. On July 15, 2008, she was reported missing in a 9-1-1 call made by Cindy, who said she had not seen Caylee for 31 days and that Casey’s car smelled like a dead body had been inside it. Casey lied to detectives, telling them Caylee had been kidnapped by a nanny on June 9, and that she had been trying to find her, too frightened to alert the authorities. She was charged with first-degree murder in October 2008 and pled not guilty.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. December 6, 2022. Death of Caylee Anthony. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 6, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Caylee_Anthony

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Death_of_Caylee_Anthony&oldid=1125926889

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Casey Anthony
Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando Metropolitan, FL 2008, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Think of the Children

Dec 3, 2022



“Think of the children” (also “What about the children?”) is a cliché that evolved into a rhetorical tactic. It is a plea for pity that is used as an appeal to emotion, and therefore it may become a logical fallacy. The phrase was popularized as a satiric reference on the animated television program The Simpsons in 1996, when character Helen Lovejoy pleaded variations of “Will someone please think of the children?” multiple times during a contentious debate by citizens of the fictional town of Springfield.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. November 21, 2022. Think of the children. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved November 30, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Think_of_the_children

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Think_of_the_children&oldid=1122987428

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Think of the children
The Simpsons

Dolly (Sheep)

Nov 26, 2022



Dolly was a female Finnish Dorset sheep and the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell. Her cloning proved that a cloned organism could be produced from a mature cell from a specific body part. Contrary to popular belief, she was not the first animal to be cloned.

Article Source:

Wikipedia contributors. November 13, 2022. Dolly (sheep). (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved November 14, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_(sheep)

Article As Narrated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dolly_(sheep)&oldid=1121749565

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Dolly
Remi Mathis, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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