The next best thing to being half way across the world is to travel through the magic of Webcams. Software MacKiev has added hundreds of editor-approved Webcams to the 2008 edition of World Book. Witness the construction of the world's largest ferris wheel in Singapore. Look out for Nessie on Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. See the trains roll into Blumberg Station in southern Germany and the gondoliers navigating the Grand Canal in Venice. The webcams are all kid-safe and updated monthly. Find out where sitatungas live with World Book's newest widget. With more than a thousand gorgeous images from World Book articles gathered in a quiz format, you'll have fun learning about people, places and living things across the planet while viewing the best of World Book's media collection. If you're stumped, you can click through to the World Book article to find the answer. All World Book media content has been adapted to play on Apple's latest iPods including the new iPod Nano and iPod Touch. Exporting World Book content to your iPod is just one click away so you can take World Book's media library with you. Watch a documentary video clip on the Civil War or listen to World Book's rich music collection anywhere you roam. As a bonus, our This Day in History widget is also available as an iPhone application that you can also play on an iPod Touch. Each year the editors of the World Book's 22-volume paperbound version of the encyclopedia, update articles and add new ones. Those all are taken word for word into the multimedia edition. For 2008 there are more than 4,000 new and updated articles as well as lots of great new photographs, illustrations, video clips, and more.
**Above is the 2008 version info. Go to the website to see all the new added features.
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