These sites provide facts about many topics.
World Fact Book
This factbook has information on countries and their population, geography, economy, government, maps, transportation, military and other trivial information. It is a government site through the CIA web site.
World Almanac for Kids
This is a kid-friendly site that also functions as a type of encyclopedia. Students may search by topic including sports, Presidents, animals, and many other topics.
This is from Information Please Almanac. Inclues online dictionary, encyclopedia, and homework help.
Old Farmer's Almanac
The Old Farmer's Almanac
has many different types of things to research including weather, helpful household hints, and other the other features almanacs typically have.
The Writer's Almanac
The Writer's Almanac is a daily program of poetry and history hosted by Garrison Keillor, can be heard each day on public radio stations throughout the country. Site includes poems from the year.