From the BBC:
HT: FreakonomicsA study of 2012's most read Wikipedia articles reveals striking differences in what proved popular across the different language versions of the online encyclopaedia.Facebook topped the English edition while an entry for adult video actresses did best in Japan.
Hua Shan - a Chinese mountain featuring "the world's deadliest hiking trail" - topped the Dutch list.
By contrast, cul-de-sacs were the German site's most clicked entry.
The data was published by a Swedish software engineer Johan Gunnarsson as part of the Wikitrends project. His home land's most viewed article was a page dedicated to Sweden itself.
Sex and vampires Lower entries on the lists also proved revealing.
While articles about Iran, its capital city Tehran and the country's New Year celebrations topped the Persian list, entries about sex, female circumcision and homosexuality also made its top 10....MORE