Encyclopaedia Britannica

Last Entry For Encyclopedia Britannica Book Form

After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print. The book-form of Encyclopaedia Britannica has been in print since 1768. It will stop being available when the current stock runs out.


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Feds Shut Down Megaupload File-Sharing Website

With 150 million registered users, 50 million hits daily and endorsements from music superstars, Megaupload was among the biggest file-sharing sites.


A laptop computer displays Wikipedia's front page -- showing a darkened logo on January 18, 2012 -- in protest over anti-piracy laws. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Editors Question Site’s Blackout

The shutdown of Wikipedia — one of the Internet’s most-visited websites — is not sitting well with some of its volunteer editors.


A journalist reads information on the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on January 17, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Going Offline To Protest Anti-Piracy Bill

Wikipedia will black out its website on Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.