Reader Reviews

March 2005

NOVA: Wave that Shook the World

March 30, 2005 -- From Olivia Wong, a reader from Boston, MA, who is affiliated with the site

The tragic tsunami that struck the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004, killing or injuring many hundreds of thousands of people and causing unthinkable damage. . But what are the precise scientific causes of such tidal waves? What can we learn by studying past tsunamis? NOVA launches website seeking to understand the wrath of a tsunami.


March 23, 2005 -- From M. Perry, a reader who is affiliated with the site

A site featuring quotations from literature. LitQuotes contains quotes listed by topic, title and author.

National Geographic’s Crane Cam

March 16, 2005 -- From Jennifer Hunting, a reader from Washington D.C., who is affiliated with the site

Watch more than half a million sandhill cranes descend on Nebraska’s Platte River Valley at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary during the 2005 migration LIVE from your desktop! With activity peaking in mid-March through early April, crane cam’s remote cameras are now filming the cranes’ six-week Nebraska pit stop before they journey back north to their Arctic breeding grounds.

Early Comic Strips 1898-1916

March 9, 2005 -- From Stuart Wells, a reader from Durham, NC, who is affiliated with the site

A new online exhibit of early ‘funnies’ includes comic strips that figured in the bitter rivalry between Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst for supremacy in the New York newspaper market of the early 20th century. The comic strips were reproduced from bound volumes of newspapers in the American Newspaper Repository.

Teach-Nology Word Search Maker

March 2, 2005 -- From Richard, 10 years old, who is not affiliated with the site

I love Teach-nology’s Word Search Maker! I use it all the time when I’m bored.