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For 135 years, The World Almanac has remained the source of choice for people who want quick access to information they know they can trust. More comprehensive than a web site, quicker and easier to use than the Internet and other on-line sources, and cheaper that 15 days of Internet access, The World Almanac is found in more homes, schools, libraries, businesses, and media outlets than any other reference source.
The World Almanac 2003 provides over 1,000 pages of facts and figures, including:
* A complete recap of the 2002 Winter Olympics, including the results of every event
* The Year in Pictures: Two color photo sections highlighting the year's most dramatic news, sports, and entertainment events
* The Facts Behind the News: Up-to-date and comprehensive information on the arts and entertainment, awards and prizes, U.S. cities and states, nations of the world, sports, the environment, vital statistics, lifestyles, education, travel and tourism, science and technology, astronomy, sex, health and nutrition, the economy and business, and much more