OK, so I wanted to learn why cheddar cheese is orange. So I type "cheddar cheese" into google, and the first link is to Wikipedia. So I click on it, since Wikipedia is usually a good starting place to find information. Then I get this:
404 error: File not found The URL you requested was not found. Did you mean to type http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/wikipedia/en/wiki/Cheddar_cheese? You will be automatically redirected there in five seconds. Maybe you would like to look at:
* The main page
* The list of Wikimedia downloads
Which then redirects to "Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name."
So I go back to my search page, sign out of google, get exactly the same link at the top of the search results, click on it, and it works.
WTF? Can anyone explain this to me? Or better yet, explain it to Google. It seems kind of strange that they would want to force their customers to sign out of their accounts in order for searches to work properly. How else are they going to collect valid data to blackmail me about all of my cheesey searches?
Oh, and cheddar cheese apparently is orange because people like it that way, so the manufacturers add dye to it. The brand we buy here in Germany is just a normal cheese color.
Update: This may be a Google/Wikipedia/Firefox Fail. Everything appears to work normally under Opera. Haven’t tried Chrome yet. Chrome’s interface is a little obtuse for me.