Completely updated, The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007 provides reliable, authoritative information on a wide range of topics from science and technology, to education and entertainment, to world history and sports. In its browseable, completely indexed format, this book helps you find essential facts that could take hours or days to hunt down online, if you could find them at all.
This year's special features include a new World at a Glance roundup of key facts; the annual favorite Top Ten News Stories of the Year; a historical and statistical rundown of The Oil Price Rollercoaster; and a window into the lives of our armed forces through Blogs from Soldiers and Their Families: Voices of Service to America. Plus, this year, for the first time ever, The World Almanac offers readers free bonus content online at www.worldalmanac.com, through a password provided with the book. World Almanac buyers can peruse classic World Almanac essays, facts and figures from past presidential elections, sports biographies, and cover art from The World Almanac`s 139-year history.