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What happens when you give a teenager an encyclopedia

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Imagine a world without Wikipedia. You may elicit a scoff, but today's teenagers can't picture it.

What happens when you hand a physical encyclopedia to those raised on mostly digital media? Well, for a start you get gems such as:

"That's what bugs me about books, you can't update them"

"Five whole minutes of my life is gone, when I could have found it in 0.0008 seconds with Google"

"Sometimes your wifi is slow or you got no wifi, so you gotta go old school and use books"

Fine Brothers Entertainment asked a bunch of teens to look up 'reading' in an encyclopedia, and this happened...

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