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World Almanac and Book of Facts 2014 (World Almanac & Book of Facts)


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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this updated resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million
copies sold. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your
entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and
educational statistics and information” by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® contains thousands of facts that
are unavailable publicly elsewher. The 2014 edition of The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your
trivia questions—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts
is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Published annually since
1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning
needs. The 2014 edition of The World Almanac reviews the events of 2013 and will be your go-to source for any questions
on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational
statistics and information” by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® contains thousands of facts that are
unavailable publicly elsewhere. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history
and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features of The World Almanac® 2014 include: • The Year in Review:
The World Almanac® takes a look back at 2013 while providing all the information you’ll need in 2014. • 2013—Year in
Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of
the 2013 World Series, the brand-new National Women’s Soccer League, and much more. • 2013—Year in Pictures: Striking
full-color images from around the world in 2013, covering news, pop culture, science, and sports. • 2013—Top 10 News
Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held their attention in 2013. • World Almanac
Editors’ Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac® lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2013, from news
and sports to pop culture. • Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac® editors found some of the strangest news stories
of the year. • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac® provides a quick look at the surprising
stats and curious facts that define the changing world today. • Marriage in the U.S.: After a year in which the U.S.
Supreme Court declared DOMA unconstitutional and the federal government began to extend some marriage benefits to
same-sex couples, a feature on marriage in the United States reveals surprising details about the state of our unions. •
Voter Guide: Prior to the 2014 midterm elections, The World Almanac® provides a user-friendly, state-by-state guide to
key election dates and information, including voter-ID laws adopted by many states. • Need-to-Know Information: Browse
all-new statistics on topics in the news: firearm violence and crime rates, the health and employment of U.S. veterans,
and the latest in digital technologies—and who is using them. • Health News and Statistics: Details about U.S. health
care policy, including ongoing implementation of health care reform. Factual information on common diseases and
disorders (including a new section on ADHD), nutrition and diet, and Medicare and insurance. • World Almanac® Editors’
Picks: Memorable Winter Olympic Moments: From Tonya and Nancy to the Miracle on Ice, the editors of The World Almanac®
choose their favorite moments of past Winter Olympics to prepare readers for the 2014 Games. • and much more.

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