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Knowledge for the Curious Mind

A growing collection of fun, strange and interesting information you didn’t know (you didn’t know). You know? Maybe you will learn something useful. There’s a little bit of everything: human behavior, computer tips, how-to’s, and other brain candy.

Quick Jump:Computer Help | Misc. & Strange | Psychology | How-To’s | Links | Quick Facts | Money / Coins

Featured Articles:

Are you ready to learn something new?

I think you’ll find the content here refreshingly comprehensive with plenty of original research and analysis. I try to show multiple points of view on a given topic, plus offer my own insights, illustrations and humor. And if my visitors respond positively I’ll continue updating and adding related info and resources.

Documentary Films

Interesting Documentary Film List <– Newest These are my top choices for when you are in the mood for a good non-fiction film. I’ve compiled a list of the most interesting documentaries I have seen in recent years. Learn something new — without trying hard.

valuable pennies

Valuable Wheat Pennies <– New Everyone has a few old pennies. Which coins are worth money? Check out our history & price guide to the most valuable US wheat cents. Also see our: Coin Collecting & Money-Related Features

detecting lies

How to Detect Lies – Index to all Features <– Popular Learn the secrets to become a human lie detector. From body language to deceptive grammar, we cover multiple techniques of lie detection. Also see: General Signals of Deception & Micro Expressions

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Body Language and Flirting Learn how men and women use non-verbal communication in courtship. Also see: Our Guide to Online Dating

scientific palm reading

How to Read Palms – Scientific Palm Reading New research shows that palmistry may not be complete BS…. What can science tell about us from our hands?


rare coins 5 Rare and Valuable Coins That you might find in your pocket or change jar. Also see: Rare and Valuable Books

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Improving Memory Tips and techniques to help you remember… you know…that thing you forgot. Also see: Ways to Improve Your Brain

Psychology, Human Behavior, Thinking Skills:

I’ve always been fascinated with the human mind, and humans in general. We’re neat. This section deals with psychology and human behavior:


Psychology Articles Index <– Start Here All of our Psychology-related articles, plus links to interesting articles and videos elsewhere online, plus recommended books.

Featured Psychology Articles:

phobiasPhobia Dictionary Comprehensive list of fears and general phobia info.

mind iconVictim Psychology <– Life Lesson I wish ‘Victim Psychology’ was taught in school…this topic should be required reading. Links to great online articles, plus recommended books.

sleeping patterns Alternative Sleeping Patterns – Polyphasic and Biphasic If normal (monophasic) sleeping doesn’t work, you may be interested in trying an alternative sleeping pattern.

Computers, Internet and Technology:

winxp optimizationSpeed up Windows XP Easy tweaks you can do to speed up the performance of your PC.

windows vistaTop Tips & Tweaks for Windows Vista Learn how to speed up and optimize Windows Vista.

virus removal guideVirus/Malware Removal Guide 2011 <– updated Learn how to remove and prevent computer viruses.

internetInternet Safety Tips – Teach your children (and parents) how to avoid common online scams, plus tips for creating strong passwords and shopping online.

Or have a look at all of our Computer tips, help & articles for beginners and Webmaster related articles.

Miscellaneous / Other / Strange

What do life lessons no one told you, linguistics, pranks, credit scores and Rubik’s cube have in common? I don’t know of any connection other than they are featured topics of the articles below:

linguisticsLinguistics Page Articles, links and books of interest to word nerds and cunning linguists.

Rubik's Cube30 Years of Rubik’s Cube A kid solved it in one minute and 28 seconds — Have you solved it yet?

Win carnival gamesHow to Beat Carnival Games Quit gawking at mullets and start winning some prizes with these tips.

rare booksRare and Valuable Books You might find in your bookshelf or attic.

credit infoCredit Tips and info Learn about credit scores, why you shouldn’t pay for a credit report, & an easy way to get your credit card interest lowered.

phone support iconDealing with Phone Support <– Life Lesson Getting the Help You Need from a Customer Service Representative…

pranksApril Fool’s Day PranksFun pranks and gags to pull on your friends and family.

numa numaNuma Numa InfoLearn and experience all that is Numa Numa… videos, parodies, lyrics and more.

I love hearing from my visitors: me with your feedback and ideas. Thanks.

Forever Curious? Learn Magic:

Magic is a path to logic and a skeptical mind — which the world could use a little more of. My interest in magic is more of “knowing how” the mind works. Knowing how the mind can be deceived is handy, for many reasons — but you are just going to have to take my word for it.

Check out my section on Magic Tricks for more info.

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