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This article titled “Wikipedia blackout: how to get answers to pressing questions while site is down” was written by Lizzy Davies, for The Guardian on Wednesday 18th January 2012 11.26 UTC

What is the capital of Niger? The number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris? The average length of a giraffe's neck?

If you wake up this morning with a pressing need for an answer to any of these questions, or more, fear not: even if Wikipedia is blacked out, and you haven't got an Encyclopedia Britannica to hand, you should still be able to find what you're looking for.

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