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Welcome to the Archive of Random Material! This site is a library for information that is constantly modified to fit the discoveries of today. In this site, you can find all sorts of information from Algebra 2 to Israel! You are encouraged to consume information from this site and even contribute what you know by creating and editing articles. This site grows by the effort of its members, and we ask that you pitch in something too. In all cases, please use this site to your benefit as a tool and research engine.


"The goal of the Archive of Random Material is to bring you desired information for free in a safe and easy fashion while utilizing the advantages of the Internet and technology. We strive to maximize convenience and encourage you to contribute to the site so that the Archive can grow and reach more people's needs."
~ Timothy Foster, Founder of the Archive

The Archive has all sorts of information. To find what you are looking for, try visiting the index which contains a list of every article. Since this list is automatically updated, it will not be missing an article unless that article doesn't exist.

You could also use our search engine to find the article you desire.

The Archive currently doesn't have a large database and is still in the process of being created. Please help contribute to the growth of this site by becoming a member and creating/editing articles. Applications are open.
Recent News
The Archive is constantly changing through the efforts of its members. Here are the most recent significant edits made to the Archive. For the complete documentation of The Archive of Random Material's history, see News Depository.

Mar 17- Update on changes: new sidebar used, created new block quote, reduced font size, new includes for alphabetizing, changed featured articles, created an improved index, updated code of conduct. Still much to be done.
Mar 11- The Archive of Random Material's theme has been majorly upgraded, and the site is in the process of being revived from inactivity. This day marks the time when the entire site's goal and mode of existence switches. I had realized that my efforts to "redo" Wikipedia were in vain, and it would be redundant to try and create another online encyclopedia especially since one already exists. Now, my efforts will be going into turning this site into an actual archive for random material.
Jan 27- The picture include is updated and made way better. Code inspiration from James Kanjo!
Jan 19- Due to James Kanjo's incredible genius in using hover with CSS, hover is now implemented on the featured article icon!
Jan 01- Welcome 2009! I hope this site is able to grow into a community that can work together to create an excellent Archive.

If you have made a significant modification, made a new page, or contributed to this site in another way, please document what you did by adding news.

Math Problem of the Month
This is the Math Problem of the Month. If you want a math challenge, here it is. A new problem is posted every month, and the answer is given at the end of the month. See previous problems here.

Although this is not the case, if Christmas was on a Thursday in 2015, what day was Christmas on in 1980?

See Forum discussion here
New Members
The Archive can only grow by the support of its members. Congratulations to our newest additions!

For a full list of members, see List of Members.

Recent Forum Activity
Here is the most recent posts in our forum discussion. Not only does the Archive provide articles of information; it also allows you to interact with other people and members of this site.
what is going on?
(by Timothy Foster 12 Dec 2014 22:33, posts: 2)
This is a test of will.
(by Timothy Foster 12 Dec 2014 22:32, posts: 2)
My past self was hilarious.
(by Timothy Foster 22 Sep 2014 21:53, posts: 2)
Our Databases
For your convenience, the articles in the Archive have been categorized into generic topics. This is the list of our categorized databases. If you cannot find your desired article within these databases, then please try searching the index or using our search engine.
Animal Database This database contains a list of animals that have been researched and brought here. This list contains all types of organisms including microorganisms, plants, and fungi.
Biographies This is the list of people who impacted the world or its history.
Country Database This is a list of all the researched countries in the Archive. The format of the research is done according to the Five Themes of Geography to give you a unique feedback.
Most Popular Articles
These are the articles that views like the most and have given the highest ratings. Ratings are done by adding one or subtracting one to an article based on your opinion. The higher the rate, the more people have given it positive reviews. If you come by an article that you believed displayed all necessary content, had good format, and was easy to understand, we encourage you to rate the article.
  1. Quiet (Rating: 3)
  2. Graphing Polynomial Functions (Rating: 2)
  3. The House on Mango Street (Rating: 2)
  4. Ender's Shadow (Rating: 2)
  5. Computer Images (Rating: 2)
Featured Article
A featured article is an article that the site administrators deem exemplary. These articles follow all of the guidelines and provide a plethora of information and documentation in an easy and visually pleasing manner. These articles are indicated by a star in the top right corner of the page.

We currently have no featured articles.

Bible Verse

"O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!"
~Romans 11:33

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