Legends of the Nile
Travel back to the far reaches of history and meet the ancient Egyptians, one of the most fascinating civilizations of all time. The Ancient Egypt Web site is loaded with information on all things Egyptian, from pyramids and pharaohs to mummies. Cross the Nile River at www.ancientegypt.co.uk. The site lets you live a day in the life of an Egyptian, walking in the shoes of a nobleman or a farmer. Collectors will love the artifacts, including toys, eye-catching baskets and priceless jewelry. Plus, you'll see a vast display of breathtaking wall paintings. Looking to learn more about the religion of Egypt? The site takes you on a tour of some incredible temples, home of the Egyptian pharaohs, gods and goddesses. And for a bit of a scare, be sure to check out the spooky photos and facts about the mummies. Relive history along the Nile.

You've Got the Power For all you girls out there who thought you would never find a place to call home on the Web, settle in at www.girlpower.gov/index.htm and get a load of Girl Power. It's one of the coolest sites on the Net made solely for females. Get to know more about some of your contemporaries at Girl Power! Guests, or share a little about yourself in the GP! Diary. Perhaps you have been trying to find some new, healthy ways to get your bod into shape. If so, jog over to BodyWise. You will find all sorts of ideas about improving yourself physically and mentally. Or maybe you are the kind of girl who likes to let everyone else know what's on your mind, in which case, GirlSpeak! is for you. Slide up to your keyboard and type away, sister. Everyone deserves to be heard. You can also contribute your own ideas about what the site should be like. Girl Power: made by girls, for girls. (This site is no longer available.)

Project Art
Bring your chisel and creativity to the Arts Workshop at www.childrensmuseum.org/artsworkshop/index2.html. This site features great info on the art of sculpture, multimedia puppetry and art activities to do at home. Be sure to check out the sculptures at the site, including the monkey pyramid and the rattle. You can also create your own multimedia puppet show. Let loose your imagination at The Arts Workshop. (This site is no longer available.)

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Dear Amy: How can modems bring all that stuff into my computer so fast? --Jenny, St. Cloud, Minn.
Dear Jenny: It's truly amazing how technology can bring so much information to us so quickly and so effortlessly. Modems don't actually transfer all that information. Rather, they are the hardware required to process all the information that runs through the phone lines. A really neat Web site for kids to learn about modems is www.waythingswork.com/ modem.htm. It has clear pictures and explains all about the cables, wires, radio signals and modems that bring the information of the world to each of our home computers. (This site is no longer available.)

Dear Amy: How many pitchers had 300 or more wins in their career? --Matt, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Dear Matt: Twenty pitchers have had 300 or more career wins in Major League Baseball. The great Cy Young, after whom the best pitcher of the year award is named, had the most, a whopping 511 wins. Of course, I didn't know all of this off the top of my head. When I want to find out historical baseball statistics, I can find most of them at the Internet Baseball Statistics Web site at www.baseballstats.net. Thanks for the question. Enjoy the season. (This site is no longer available.)

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