New Site Wants Your Wikipedia Rejected Bio

Biographicon invites the real average Joes to tell their tales
By Zach Samalin,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 2, 2008 9:45 PM CDT
Inviting biographies of each and every human being on the planet, from John Adams to John Doe, Biographicon offers a place for those whose life stories don't quite make the grade at Wikipedia.
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(Newser) – While Wikipedia may promote itself as an encyclopedia of, for, and by the people, anybody who's had his stint as autobiographer cut short by the infamous "notability" requirement knows the site to be otherwise. Or so hope the creators of startup Biographicon, a website that invites the nobodies of the world to publish their life stories, writes Ars Technica.

Any human being who ever walked the Earth is fair game for the egalitarian site, from Albert Einstein to your high school gym teacher. It even courts the un-sensational, asking contributors to write about the humdrum of everyday life. It's unclear how the new site will make money, but creators don't seem to care for now.