All of the kids are back in school and need homework help. Why exactly is Benjamin Franklin famous? Is everything in this book report spelled right? Why is 1776 such an important year in American history?
Instead of Googling all of these questions individually, there's a site you can use to get help in answering questions like these.
Check out the Infoplease site. It's an encyclopedia, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and full of all sorts of fun facts to help your kids or grandkids with their homework ... or just to help you stimulate your mind.
Read the biography of the day, see what happened on this day in history including historical figures' birthdays, check out fun Top 10 lists and much more.
See timelines of world history under the timeline tab, learn about the 50 states under the U.S. tab, learn about all kinds of different science and health topics ... the list goes on.
On top of that, there's a handful of useful tools at your disposal like a calculator, spelling checker, distance calculator, a periodic table, conversion tool and more.
If you need information on a certain topic or person, simply enter your search terms in the search box and see what comes up.