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At one time or another in our lives, many of us have pondered about things we all wish we knew how to do, but never took the incentive to learn, like how to solve a Rubik's cube, how to read 12 digit UPC barcodes, or how to win a street fight.

Am I right? You never know when you may need to ability to read barcodes or fend off ninjas.

In that case, the answers to many questions you probably never thought of can be found at wikiHow. The site "is a collaborative writing project to build the world's largest how-to manual."

Here are examples of just a few of the 6773 articles that are written, edited and maintained by volunteers at wikiHow.

How to Solve a Rubik's Cube - Great skill to show off at parties!

How to read 12 digit UPC barcodes - I'm an excellent driver.

How to win a street fight - Where did I leave my nunchucks?

How to Not Be Affected by Insulting Commentary - Every blogger should read this.

How to brew coffee in a French press coffeemaker - I actually know how to do this.

How to paint aluminum siding - Not as easy as you would think.

How to make a goldfish live for decades And if that doesn't work, read the next article on this list.

How to practice sushi etiquette - Yum.

How to roll your R's - Still haven't quite mastered this yet.

Put DVDs on a video iPod - sigh if only I had the video iPod. Maybe I'll have to try this.