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This page is supplementary to Bug report 30 and this forum thread. Each section lists the results of 50 uses of Random page functionality with the page length threshold set to different values (currently 100 bytes on the live wiki, which is passed by over 15000 cluster main pages). According to Special:LongPages and as of Jan 2010, setting the threshold to 10000 would include about 2500 pages into the random draw (15000: 1600 pages; 20000: 1100; 35000: 400; 50000: 200). Subpages have been excluded from random display.




  • Developing Article Earth science [r]: The study of the components and processes of the planet Earth. [e]
  • Developing Article Hindenburg (LZ-129) [r]: Large German commercial passenger-carrying rigid airship, the lead ship of the Hindenburg class, the largest flying machines of any kind ever built, until destroyed by fire on 6 May 1937. [e]
  • Developing Article Hokkaido [r]: (北海道 Hokkaidoo) second-largest and northernmost of the main islands of Japan, including the cities of Sapporo, Hakodate and Asahikawa; population about 5,500,000. [e]
  • Developed Article Edward Teller [r]: (January 15, 1908 - September 9, 2003) One of the most controversial scientists of the 20th century because of his role as the main developer of the hydrogen bomb, his outspoken defense of an unassailable nuclear arsenal, and support for President Reagan's Strategic Defensive Initiative. [e]
  • Stub Taxation [r]: The transfer of resources from the community to the government. [e]
  • External Article Galileo Probe [r]: An unmanned spacecraft sent by NASA to study the planet Jupiter and its moons. [e]
  • Developing Article Statistics theory [r]: A branch of mathematics that specializes in enumeration, or counted, data and their relation to measured data. [e]
  • Developing Article BBC [r]: British state-owned radio and TV broadcasting organization founded in 1922 under Lord John Reith. [e]
  • Developing Article Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [r]: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), public law 104-191, is a statute enacted by the 104th U. S. Congress on August 21, 1996; it's primary impact is on protecting the confidentiality of health-case data. [e]
  • Developed Article Adrenergic beta-antagonist [r]: Drugs that bind to but do not activate beta-adrenergic receptors thereby blocking the actions of beta-adrenergic agonists. Adrenergic beta-antagonists are used for treatment of hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, angina pectoris, glaucoma, migraine headaches, and anxiety. [e]
  • Stub Evolution of menopause [r]: History of the origins of menopause and the evolutionary processes that have affected the menstral cycle. [e]
  • Developing Article Gravitation [r]: The tendency of objects with mass to accelerate toward each other. [e]
  • Developing Article Integrated air defense system [r]: An air defense that combines radar, anti-aircraft artillery, surface-to-air missiles, and fighter aircraft, presenting multiple layers of defense under systematic command and control [e]
  • Developing Article Uniform space [r]: Topological space with additional structure which is used to define uniform properties such as completeness, uniform continuity and uniform convergence. [e]
  • Developing Article Radar MASINT [r]: The use of radar signals to obtain information beyond imaging of a target or its simple position, such as motion, reflectivity and surface characteristics, etc.; this technical information may be combined with imaging radar or traditional tracking radar [e]
  • Developing Article Annales School [r]: Historiography style developed by 20th century French historians dealing primarily with pre-French Revolution times. [e]
  • Approved Article Barbara McClintock [r]: (1902 – 1992) - American cytogeneticist who won a Nobel Prize in 1983 for the discovery of genetic transposition. [e]
  • Developed Article USS York County (LST-1175) [r]: a Suffolk County class LST that served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1972 [e]
  • Stub Ebola [r]: A virus that causes severe hemhorragic fever and often death, that is easily spread. [e]
  • Developing Article International Space Station [r]: A space station currently in earth orbit assembled collaboratively by the space agencies of many nations. [e]
  • Developing Article Game [r]: A structured or semi-structured contrived activity, primarily undertaken for enjoyment or, sometimes, practice. [e]
  • Developing Article Garmisch-Partenkirchen [r]: City of south-central Germany in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps near Oberammergau, historically a noted winter resort. [e]
  • External Article Vipera berus [r]: Widespread venomous viper found in Western Europe, Great Britain and eastward to Far East Asia. [e]
  • Developing Article Apostle [r]: In Christianity, were missionaries among the leaders in the Early Church and, in the Epistle to the Hebrews, by Jesus Christ himself. [e]
  • Developing Article Pseudoscience [r]: Any theory, or system of theories, that is deceptively claimed to be scientific. [e]
  • Developing Article Signals intelligence in the Second World War [r]: Signals intelligence technology and history from 1939 to 1945 [e]
  • Developing Article George W. Bush [r]: (1946–) 43rd U.S. President (Republican), elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004. [e]
  • Developing Article Listeria monocytogenes [r]: Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium, which is a virulent foodborne pathogen and a causative agent of Listeriosis. [e]
  • Diagnostic test [r]: Test performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of a disordered system; may be one of the many forms of medical diagnostic, diagnostic testing of software or machines, etc. [e]
  • Developed Article Iraq Study Group [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Developing Article Tetration [r]: Holomorphic function characterized in that at integer values of its argument it can be interpreted as iterated exponent. [e]
  • Developed Article 34th United States Congress [r]: U.S. Congress seated March 4, 1855 to March 3, 1857, the last two years of President Franklin Pierce's term. [e]
  • Developing Article Formal fuzzy logic [r]: A system which translates vague assumptions into probabilities that can be used in calculations. [e]
  • External Article Tuskegee Syphilis Study [r]: Clinical study conducted in the 1930s in Tuskegee, Alabama, by the US Public Health Service, into syphilis for research related to the natural progression of the untreated disease. [e]
  • Stub History of astronomy [r]: Chronology of the development and history of astronomy. [e]
  • Developing Article Temperature [r]: A fundamental quantity in physics - describes how warm or cold a system is. [e]
  • Kochi (India) [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Developed Article Zoroastrianism [r]: The religion and philosophy based on the teachings ascribed to the prophet Zoroaster (Zarathustra, Zartosht). [e]
  • Developing Article History of scientific method [r]: Development and elaboration of rules for scientific reasoning and investigation. [e]
  • Developing Article Gaussian type orbitals [r]: Functions used as atomic orbitals in the LCAO method for the computation of electron orbitals in molecules. [e]
  • Developing Article Augustus [r]: Founder of the Roman Empire; first emperor. [e]
  • Stub Vibrio fischeri [r]: Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium, found globally in the marine environments in symbiosis with certain deep sea marine life with their bioluminescent organs. [e]
  • Developed Article Pilus [r]: Hairlike appendage found on the surface of many Gram-negative bacteria, shorter, thinner and straighter than flagella. [e]
  • Stub Vascular disease [r]: Pathological processes involving any of the blood vessels in the cardiac or peripheral circulation. They include diseases of arteries; veins; and rest of the vasculature system in the body. [e]
  • Developing Article Preoperative care [r]: Preparation and management of a patient prior to surgery. [e]
  • Developed Article Diabetes mellitus [r]: Relative or absolute lack of insulin leading to uncontrolled carbohydrate metabolism. [e]
  • Developing Article Bill Clinton [r]: US Democratic politician (1946– ); Governor of Arkansas 1983–1992; President of the United States 1993–2001, husband of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton [e]
  • Developed Article Gravitational lens [r]: A lens formed when light from a very distant, bright source (such as a quasar) is 'bent' around a massive object (such as a cluster of galaxies) between the source object and the observer. [e]
  • Developed Article Vinegar [r]: A dilute form of acetic acid used in the kitchen and elsewhere. [e]
  • Developing Article Ronald Reagan [r]: (1911–2004) 40th President of the United States, Republican. [e]




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