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Culture Shock Issue Date: 11-28-1999

Cool Spots imageExplore three different worlds, all fascinating and each unique, at Tale of Three Cities. The artist René Milot has created beautiful glimpses into the cities of Alexandria A.D. 1, Cordoba A.D. 1000 and New York City A.D. 2000. All three cities are powerhouses of their times, cosmopolitan in nature and setting the pace for the worlds they exist in. Discover these cultures at www.nationalgeographic.com/3cities. You'll get the lowdown on communications through the ages, from the papyrus scrolls of Egypt to the cell phones and computers of the wired age. Whether it's sheep knucklebones, chess or Pacman, you'll love the games that these cities have played through the ages. Big city life has never been this much fun!

Visit: www.nationalgeographic.com/3cities
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Watching the Years Go By Issue Date: 11-28-1999

Cool Spots imageFind out how our ancestors organized their nights and days without a digital watch or dayplanner. At Calendars Through the Ages, you'll find out how humankind has divvied up its time--from the Soviet Union's 5-day week to various religious calendars. Take a time-out at www.webexhibits.org/
calendars
and learn about everything from the tropical year to the synodic month. There are all kinds of Islamic, Jewish and Christian. With amazing history and facts, Calendars Through the Ages is the best spot to prepare for the coming millennium countdown!

Visit: www.webexhibits.org/calendars
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New York Thanksgiving Issue Date: 11-21-1999

Cool Spots imageEveryone loves a parade. Not many come close to the excitement of New York City's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Check out Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Web site, a great place to be a part of the holiday magic. Follow the giant turkey float to www.nyctourist.com/macys_menu.htm. You'll get the 70-year history on this terrific event, including the first balloon appearances of Felix the Cat and Bullwinkle the Moose. You'll also view great photos from last year's parade, including clowns, marching bands, Rugrats and an inflatable version of Big Bird. And just in case you can make it to this fall's parade, the site has a great maps section, including tips on where to get the best view of the action. It's time to cheer on the Thanksgiving floats in the Big Apple! (Disclaimer: This site now contains advertisements.)

Visit: www.nyctourist.com/macys_menu.htm
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A Modern Farming Family Issue Date: 11-07-1999

Cool Spots imageThings have changed a lot since the days of horses and hand plows. Start up your high-tech tractor and head out to the Midwestern fields with some ordinary farm families. Ring the doorbell at Troublesome Creek at www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/trouble. They'll be happy to have you, because they want to teach people about the work of modern farmers. The Jordans have been on the same land in Iowa for generations. Daughter Jeanne made a film to show the world how tough it is to hold on to a family farm. Hang out for a while and learn some things about the history of farming in America. They'll show you the family album, too. Farming in today's USA is hard work, so head out to the heartland, and you'll appreciate the families who help to keep food on our tables.

Visit: www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/trouble
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Access America Issue Date: 10-10-1999

Cool Spots imageWhen most kids hear the word government, they think of politics, taxes or laws of the land. But at Access America, you'll find out what the government's really about: helping people like you! Make your way to Washington at www.students.gov and get the lowdown on the federal programs aimed at kids. Whether you're planning your education or want advice on a cool career, the site is a great resource for young people just starting out. Learn how to reserve a campsite in the U.S, or get a passport to travel overseas. Access America is a gateway to everything your country has to offer.

Visit: www.students.gov
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