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Wikipedia User Makes 1 Million Edits

There really should be an award for editing 1 million Wikipedia articles. But when former pizza delivery guy and Indiana resident Justin Knapp became the first person to break that milestone on April 18, all he got was a tiny announcement posted on Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales discussion page. “Today Koavf became the first wikipedian [...]
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