The Just Looking area is where you'll find "the good stuff": Pictures of people and places that interest you - from Rock Stars to Explorers, Skyscrapers to Castles - all from the World Book Media Collection.
You can experience true multimedia with coordinated sights and sounds from World Book's music and photo collections. Copenhagen provides an ideal backdrop for the Danish national anthem, as a farmer tending rice fields in Vietnam does for a Vietnamese folk dance.
The next best thing to being half way across the world is to travel through the magic of Webcams. We have put together a collection of kid-safe Web cameras from around the world, which we update regularly. From the tranquil beauty of mountain panoramas to the bustle of urban jungles, watch life on our planet unfold before your eyes.
Every single article from the 22-volume print edition of the 2013 World Book Encyclopedia is included, plus eighty years of archived articles in World Book's online resources. And with automatic Article Updates you'll always be up to date!
Surf the Ages
In the simulated Web sites of Surf The Ages, even Joan of Arc has her own Web page. Century by Century from 3500 BC, see what the Web might have looked like, from the Black Plague Information Site, to the Leif Eriksen Fan Page.
Find all the media and articles related to a particular era such as the Renaissance or the American Revolution, or find out what happened the day you were born.
Test and improve your knowledge with our Trivia Challenge game. It covers a wide variety of topics from history and literature to sports and space exploration, allowing you to match your wits against World Book and maybe discover something new along the way.
World Book offers hundreds of videos and animations, including historical footage and animal scenes. See and hear volcanoes erupting and bees making honey. Watch the Tacoma Bridge collapse. Witness the attack on Pearl Harbour.