To cancel this semi-weekly Surfing the Net with Kids newsletter,
Welcome back. It’s
almost Halloween. Try some Ghost Stories or Skeletons & Anatomy.
October 31 is also the anniversary of Harry Houdini’s death
and National Magic Day.
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We entered the twentieth century with a population of less than two billion
people and now, as we stand at the century’s exit, world population is just
over six billion. Six billion. It’s hard to grasp what that means. I
chose the following sites because they help explain both the number and its
"On October 12, 1999, Earth’s population reached
"Every second five people are born and two people die, a net gain
"Six billion neighbors. One neighborhood." Written for
"The number of young people under age twenty-five has more than
“What if the world were a village? If we were to reduce world population