Last week, Google made public its beta encyclopedia site, Knol, which unlike Wikipedia features articles written by a named author and only permits selective outsider participation. What are other ways in which Knol differs from Wikipedia?

Knol will not give the people at Encyclopaedia Britannica the sinking feeling that they have completely wasted their lives

Possible spoilers in articles will be announced by the 220-decibel Spoiler Siren

Knol will not be published in Polish

Site is boringly factual

Will include a picture for the "Colonel" Tom Parker entry

Author of Knol much more tired than millions of authors of Wikipedia

Whenever Knol is wrong, Google has pledged to rearrange facts in the world to make it right