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Wikimedia Blog: **Wikimedia Research Newsletter, May 2018**

"Why people don’t contribute to Wikipedia; using Wikipedia to teach statistics, technical writing, and controversial issues With contributions by: Miriam Redi, Barbara Page, FULBERT, and Piotr Konieczny"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 24**

" The small-toothed sportive lemur is a primate species in the family Lepilemuridae that—like all lemurs—is endemic to Madagascar. The species lives in dense rainforest in southeastern Madagascar, and can be found in two national parks, Ranomafana and Andringitra. Described in 1894, it is difficult t…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 24**

"Panorama of Kaisergebirge, Tyrol, Austria. View from south. In the foreground the town of Ellmau can be seen. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 24**

"June 24 Manila Cathedral 1340 – Hundred Years' War: The English fleet commanded by Edward III almost totally destroyed the French fleet at the Battle of Sluys. 1571 – Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi established a council to govern the city of Manila (Manila Cathedral pictured), now the capi…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 23**

" The equestrian statue of Edward Horner stands inside St Andrew's Church in the village of Mells in Somerset, south-western England. The sculpture was designed by the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and executed by the equestrian painter and war artist Alfred Munnings. It is a memorial to Edward Horner,…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 23**

"Interior of the roman-catholic parish church in Going am Wilden Kaiser (Tyrol, Austria). "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 23**

"June 23: Grand Duke's Official Birthday in Luxembourg Pierre de Coubertin 1280 – Reconquista: Troops of the Emirate of Granada defeated those of the Kingdom of Castile and the Kingdom of León in the Battle of Moclín. 1594 – Anglo-Spanish War: During the Action of Faial, an English attempt to capture a P…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 22**

" Dilophosaurus was one of the earliest large predatory dinosaurs, living in what is now North America during the Early Jurassic, about 193 million years ago. The genus name means "two-crested lizard". It was smaller than some later theropods, about 7 meters (23 ft) in length, with a weight of about …"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 22**

"Aerial photo of Kaliningrad Stadium during construction in May 2017. Kaliningrad, Russia. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 22**

"June 22 Laura Secord warns James FitzGibbon 1593 – Ottoman forces were crushingly defeated by the Habsburgs at Sisak (now in Croatia), triggering the Long War. 1813 – War of 1812: After learning of a forthcoming American attack, Laura Secord (pictured) set out on a 30 km (19 mi) journey from Queenston, …"

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Wikimedia Blog: **Wikimedia Foundation partners with the GSMA to expand digital literacy in emerging countries**

"As part of our 2030 vision, the Wikimedia Foundation is working to expand partnerships with organisations like the GSMA to empower communities through digital skills training and participation in knowledge creati…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 21**

" Andrea Doria Two Andrea Doria-class dreadnought battleships were built for the Royal Italian Navy. Completed during World War I, Andrea Doria (pictured) and Caio Duilio displayed incremental improvements over the preceding Conte di Cavour class. Like the earlier ships, they were armed with a main b…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 21**

"Bare-faced curassow Crax fasciolata, to celebrate Ladies Day (Gold Cup Day) at Royal Ascot "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 21**

"June 21: June solstice (10:07 UTC, 2018); Fête de la Musique; International Day of Yoga; National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada Replica of the Manchester Baby 1734 – A black slave known as Marie-Joseph Angélique, having been convicted of setting the fire that destroyed much of Montreal, was tortured …"

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Wikimedia Blog: **Kusudamas and production schedules: The joy of being a Visiting Wikimedian for the Wikimedia Conference**

"Vira Motorko is a Project Manager at Wikimedia Ukraine. Through Wikimedia Germany’s Visiting Wikimedian program, they helped plan the 2018 Wikimedia Conference, held earlier this year in Berlin."

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 20**

" King's Highway 61 is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario that forms part of the Lake Superior Circle Tour. The 61-kilometre (38 mi) route extends from a junction at Highway 11, Highway 17 and the Harbour Expressway in Thunder Bay south to a bridge over the Pigeon R…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 20**

"Steam locomotive No.2 Dolgoch at Nant Gwernol railway station, Talyllyn Railway, Wales "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 20**

"June 20: Flag Day in Argentina Queen Victoria 451 – Flavius Aetius, with the help of Roman foederati, defeated Attila in the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains, and halted the invasion of Gaul by the Huns and their allies. 1837 – Victoria (pictured) succeeded to the British throne, starting a reign that l…"

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Wikimedia Blog: **For these Wikipedia editors, ancient Egyptian pyramids are more than a symbol**

"Two of Wikipedia's editors speak out about what motivates them to write about ancient Egypt on Wikipedia."

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 19**

" Wally Hammond (19 June 1903 – 1 July 1965) was an English first-class cricketer, primarily a middle-order batsman, who played for Gloucestershire in a career that lasted from 1920 to 1951. Beginning as a professional, he later became an amateur and was appointed captain of England. Wisden Cricketer…"

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