Seriously, it can. Oliver Meech wrote about it on The Clog (all the links here on the blog). In a nutshell: Click the "Random article" link on a Wikipedia page, then use your result to fire up your creativity. I tried it (results also on the blog), and it worked fairly well. So, your turn.
Click here to go to a random Wikipedia page. Then think up some awesomeness.
What did you come up with?
“What’s the point of that, I wonder? I mean, I get how they did it. I just ain’t seeing the why.”