Are you an expert? In *anything*?

Are you an expert in something? Absolutely anything?

Peter Shankman ("CEO, Entrepreneur, Adventurist") has started a website that aims to bring together journalists who need an expert, and experts who don't mind being exposed to journalists.

Each day, you'll receive up to three emails, each with anywhere from 2-10 queries per email. They'll all be labeled with [shankman.com] in the subject line, for easy filtering. If you see a query you can answer, go for it! HelpAReporter.com really is that simple.

I've been doing it for a few days now, and it's rather interesting what reporters are looking for (today I've had "are you a vegan with a heartwarming story about animal companions?", "how do you prevent sports injuries in 14-18 year olds?" and "Do you have experience of the H-1B visa programme?"). The only request I've responded to was one about alien evolution.

You pay nothing to join in, and receive only karma (apparently), but, if nothing else, it's a bit of a laugh.

Register here: http://www.helpareporter.com/

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uguy8 years ago
I don't know everything about anything, but I know something about everything.
bumpus uguy8 years ago
really, I know almost anything about everything, and nothing about something having relation with everything....
I wonder if anyone's looking for an expert in muffinology...
Hmm, Kiteman might be looking for an expert in mufflerology, if that helps :-)
Kiteman (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
Hah! Actually, I'm looking for the loan of a pair of wheel-ramps to get at it better.
Well, if you lived closer, you could HAVE mine. The only thing more dangerous then these ramps (they are sturdy, but getting a car up on them is quite the trick), would be a pair of scissor jacks :-)
Goodhart8 years ago
I will have to see about this, it sounds quite interesting.
Keith-Kid8 years ago
I am a licesned expert at sitting. I have studied sitting methodology and physics.

I am currently finishing a book, titled: The History of Sitting

I have studied the matter for over 17 years and have pioneered some of the most important advances, such as the Colorado incident of '87

My current ambitions are the solution to Einstein's unsolved Weight Reduction Operations, by which the body weight is proportioned in such a way, that a "second center of gravity' is created, therefore lowering the body's strain.
KentsOkay8 years ago
Hmm... I'm not an expert at much, just very proficient...
Labot20019 years ago
That's a really cool idea!
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