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Joined 6 years ago from Earth




Cryptid is a writer with interests in biology, space exploration, paleontology, anthropology, history, cryptozoology, psychology and the paranormal. In his articles he explores fringe and controversial topics in a logical and scientifically reasonable way while remaining open-minded to the possibilities of this amazing universe we inhabit.

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    • What Do You Know About Tumblr?

      What Do You Know About Tumblr?

      5 years ago

      I've been working through some ideas of how to increase by online presence and bring in traffic besides what I get from Big G.  I'm trying to work with some social media platforms, but unfortunately it turns out...

    • Come on, man!

      Come on, man!

      5 years ago

      You know, I try to think deep down inside that Google is doing the right thing when it comes shaking up the search results and keeping everyone on their toes, weeding out the junk and all that, but times like this just...

    • Traffic at

      Traffic at "-1" !!!

      5 years ago

      Looking down my list of traffic sources I have two search sites (avg and comcast) that each say "-1" views over the last 24 hours.  What in the world does that mean? I assumed it's a stats glitch or...

    • Who Would You Rather Be?

      Who Would You Rather Be?

      5 years ago

      I was watching the Olympics last night before bed and saw Michael Phelps win silver in the 200m butterfly.  He looked downright miserable about it, as did his coach and family.  Later, a women's swimming event...

    • Affiliate Links: Does this Make Sense?

      Affiliate Links: Does this Make Sense?

      5 years ago

      I always include a few related affiliate ads in my Hubs.  It ads a little color and it's at least one ad box in my Hub that I can control.  I don't sell a lot of stuff, but I get a bunch of clicks every...

    • Does Fair Use Protect Bloggers?

      Does Fair Use Protect Bloggers?

      5 years ago

      One of my Hubs has been copied word-for-word on somebody's blog.  On the blog they also have a notice saying they know all of their content is under someone else's copyright, but they claim fair use for educational...

    • Pen Names on Different Sites

      Pen Names on Different Sites

      5 years ago

      In your opinion, or in your experience, is it better to use the same pen name on every writing platform you use (here, Squidoo, Wizzley, etc) or is it better to have a different name for each site?  Just interested...

    • Is Heaven a Real Place?

      Is Heaven a Real Place?

      5 years ago

      Is Heaven an actual place we might discover if we were to explore space (or somewhere, maybe another dimension) thoroughly enough, or does it only exist in a spiritual sense?If it's a physical place then this means God,...

    • Is This Hub Safe for Adsense?

      Is This Hub Safe for Adsense?

      5 years ago

      Maybe I worry too much, but even though this Hub is intended as commentary of a movie it does talk about a fictional fight.  Does it step over the line on Google's Adsense policies?  It didn't seem to hit any...