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2005 World Almanac - Pocket PC Edition 2.0

2005 World Almanac - Pocket PC Edition 2.0

2005 World Almanac - Pocket PC Edition Publisher's Description

Become an "Instant Reference Expert"!

Town Compass® presents The 2005 World Almanac - Handheld Edition.

No matter who you are, you will find this database fast, comprehensive and extremely valuable. Loaded with dates, events, statistics, facts, analysis, history, biographies, and footnotes; includes more than 13,000 entries, 100 images, and tons of charts and tables.


The Database contains:

  • Features & Year in Review, including 2004 News Stories, Hispanic Americans, Special Features, Chronology of 2003-2004 Events, Notable Quotes & More, Obituaries, and Historical Anniversaries

  • US Government & Defense, including US Government Branches, Bush Administration, Notable Government Agencies, Cabinets of the US, 108th US Congress, US Supreme Court, State Government, and National Defense

  • Vital Stats & Health, including Life & Death Stats, Drugs & Alcohol Stats, Accidents, Health Care & Insurance, Diseases & Organ Transplants, Health & First Aid, Food & Nutrition, and Where to Get Health Help

  • Economy & Business, including Economics, Agriculture, Employment, Labor Union Directory, Taxes, Crime, Energy, Environment, Meteorology, Disasters, Aerospace, and Trade & Transportation

  • Noted Personalities, including Widely Known Personalities, Other Noted Personalities, Composers & Lyricists, Performers by Type, and Entertainment Personalities

  • Arts, Media & Awards, including Movies, Theatre & Arts, Books & Print Media, Music, Television, Advertising, Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, Awards For Books, Miscellaneous Awards, and Entertainment Awards

  • Science & Technology, including General Science, Weights & Measures, Astronomy, Calendar, Computers & The Internet, Telecommunications, and Postal Information

  • US Cities & States, including US Cities, US State Listings, Outlying US Areas, and Washington DC

  • Buildings & Bridges, including Buildings, Bridges, Tunnels, and Dams

  • Consumer Information, including Business Directory, Consumer Products, Misc. Consumer Info, and Social Security

  • World History & Geo, including History of Exploration, Volcanoes, Mountains, Islands & Oceans, Latitude & Longitude, Rivers Lakes & Waterfalls, Deserts, World History Chronology, Gods & Goddesses, World Population Growth, and Historical Figures

  • US History & Facts, including US History, US Oaths & Anthems, US Presidents, US Facts, National Park System, American Indians, US Population, US Zip & Area Codes, and Associations & Societies

  • Education & Religion, including Education, SAT & ACT Scores, Libraries, Words, Names, Spelling, Languages, and Religion

  • World Nations, including Travel & Tourism, Nations of the World, World Area & Population, World Aid, and World Organizations

  • Sports, including Highlights & Facts, Olympic Games, Track & Field, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Soccer, Rugby, Golf, Tennis, Rifle & Pistol, Auto Racing, Boxing, Horse Racing, NCAA Wrestling, Chess, Bowling, Figure Skating, Lacrosse, Swimming, Yachting & Boating, Rodeo, Dogs, Marathons, Cycling, Fishing, Sports Directory, and Sports Personalities
Key Features include:
  • Full-color Cover Page
  • 13,750 entries & 101 graphics
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Storage Card Compatibility
  • Keyword Search - allows for multiple entry searches
  • Adjustable font sizes and styles
  • ClearType (Pocket PC & Smartphone only) - uses Microsoft's® ClearType® technology for easier reading
  • Footnotes - tap on a Footnote to see related information without leaving the entry you are viewing
The 2005 World Almanac - Handheld Edition is the most complete resource for students, scholars, teachers, or just plain data junkies. Put authority in your pocket!

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