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general : concerned or dealing with universal rather than particular aspects (general, 2015) [1] Webster Oxford Free OneLook Word Reference Urban Visuwords
general knowledge : knowledge of a broad range of facts about various subjects (general knowledge, 2015) [2] Oxford Free OneLook Word Reference Visuwords
generality : (1) an idea or conclusion having general application (2) the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability (generality, 2015) [3] Free OneLook Word Reference Urban Visuwords
generalities : the term assigned to the number 000 in the Dewey Decimal System (generalities, 2015) [4] Everything2
generalist : one whose skills, interests, or habits are varied (generalist, 2015) [5] Webster Oxford Free OneLook Word Reference Visuwords


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General Knowledge (Aniket Natekar)
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See also polymath

Dewey Does It!

How to Understand the Dewey Decimal System (HowCast)

Please notice that 000 is a very special class in the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC),
and this is a menu showing how to find the "generalities" in Cosma!

000 Generalities
001 Knowledge
001.1 Interdisciplinary studies
001.2 Scholarship and learning
002 The book
003 Systems
004 Data processing Computer science
005 Computer programming, programs, data
006 Special computer methods

010 Bibliography
020 Library & information sciences
030 General encyclopedic work
040 Not assigned or no longer used
050 General serials & their indexes
060 General organization & museology
070 News media, journalism, publishing
080 General collections
090 Manuscripts & rare books


How to Get Knowledge

These are links to resources organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. more...


Subject Specific Links




The Knowledge Museum, General Knowledge (John Gordon)

Specific Internet Public Library Dewey 000 Generalities (BUBL LINK) DMOZ

"general knowledge" DuckDuckGo

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Internet Archive
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Library of Congress Finding Aids

ISBNdb Google Books

Open Education Consortium

Quiz on General Knowledge (Fun Trivia)


NPR Archives Google News

Harper's Magazine (Official Site) Harper's Index Harper's Magazine (Wikipedia)

Google Scholar



10 Interesting Facts That Almost Nobody Knows #1 (Think Fact)

10 Interesting Facts That Almost Nobody Knows #2 (Think Fact)

10 Interesting Facts That Almost Nobody Knows #3 (Think Fact)

10 Interesting Facts That Almost Nobody Knows #4 (Think Fact)

10 Interesting Facts That Almost Nobody Knows #5 (Think Fact)

CrashCourse (YouTube Channel)

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Mental Floss (YouTube Channel)

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Stuff Mom Never Told You (HowStuffWorks, YouTube Channel)
Stuff of Genius (HowStuffWorks, YouTube Channel)
Stuff to Blow Your Mind (HowStuffWorks, YouTube Channel)
Stuff You Should Know (HowStuffWorks, YouTube Channel)

Top Ten Archive (Infoplease)
Funny General Knowledge (Gina Fuller, Quibblo Quiz)


A brain teaser is a form of puzzle that requires thought to solve. It often requires thinking in unconventional ways with given constraints in mind; sometimes it also involves lateral thinking. Logic puzzles and riddles are specific types of brain teasers. One of the earliest known brain teaser enthusiasts was the Greek mathematician Archimedes. He devised mathematical problems for his contemporaries to solve. (Brain teaser, 2016) [6] Wikipedia
Top 25 Brain Teasers

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  • Former State Elections Board Chair Weighs In On Petition Challenges Yesterday
    Challenges to petition signatures for individuals seeking local office such as council-person or mayor happen occasionally. But many of the candidates in this spring's municipal election in Bloomington faced about a half-dozen challenges before the ballot could be published last month. Bloomingto...
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    The recent immigration directives from the Trump administration and Department of Homeland Security widened the net of undocumented people in the U.S. considered a priority for deportation. Immigration attorney Charlotte Alvarez said that is changing how she offers advice. "We're advising anyone ...
  • CAEPV 3/6/17 Yesterday
    Today’s programming is made possible in part by the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence and by NO MORE Week, March 5-11. NO MORE is a national grassroots action aimed at making domestic violence and sexual assault awareness and prevention a priority year-round. Learn more at NOMORE.o...
  • Naturalized American Citizen Says Immigration System Is Broken Yesterday
    By the time Jenn Carrillo crossed into the U.S. illegally from Mexico, her family had already tried for years to to obtain legal status. The family's original petition was filed in 1996. That application is still pending. "We still haven't heard back from that petition. I can look it up and track...
  • 'Dreamer' Immigrant Says 'I Am An American' Yesterday
    "Even though I don't have documents, this is my country and I will do whatever to defend it," said a 30-year-old undocumented immigrant who wants to be called Victor because he fears being deported under new Trump administration policies.

    © Cosma (v.1.5) creator mehopper revised 5/23/2016

    LOC Subclass – A General Works
    LOC Subclass AC – Collections. Series. Collected works (Class A General Works)
    LOC Subclass AZ – History of scholarship and learning. The humanities (Class A General Works)
    Dewey 000 – Computer science, information & general works
    000 Computer science, knowledge & systems
    000 Computer science, information & general works
    001 Knowledge
    002 The book
    003 Systems
    004 Computer science
    005 Computer programming, programs & data
    006 Special computer methods
    007-009 Unassigned

    030 Encyclopedias & books of facts
    030 General encyclopedic work

    1. ^ general. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/general
    2. ^ general knowledge. (2015). In Oxford English Dictionary. Retrieved January 5, 2015, from http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/general-knowledge?q=general+knowledge
    3. ^ generality. (2015). In Free Dictionary. Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/generality
    4. ^ generalities. (2015). In Everything2. Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://everything2.com/title/Dewey+Decimal+System%253A+000
    5. ^ generalist. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/generalist
    6. ^ Brain teaser. (2016). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_teaser