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The Interesting Button

Wikipedia has had a “random” button for years, but this button is different. Instead of a giving you just any page, I’ve narrowed the list down to most interesting articles on Wikipedia.

Click or tap the link below, and an interesting page will appear in a new tab. The article could be about anything—but I guarantee it’ll be good reading for at least a few minutes.

Have any questions? Know something I should include? Send me an email at johnbense@outlook.com, and I’ll get back to you.

There are 2,238 pages as of March 2, 2024.

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Press

  • Argentine news site Cenital says the button “can save you from boredom” (May 2022).
  • Assaf Arkin’s Weekend Reading newsletter calls it “the ultimate timesink” (March 2022).
  • Featured in The Hustle as a “cure for boredom” (March 2022).
  • Listed on Cloudhiker, “a collection of anything interesting, weird or astonishing” (May 2021).
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