* Winner of Spring 2012 Parents’ Choice Funstuff Award * New York Times App to Keep Kids Happy * Chosen as App of the Week, New & Noteworthy, What’s Hot, and Staff Favorite by Apple *We''re listening! Keep the feedback coming to firstname.lastname@example.org!The best-selling Weird But True app is better than ever with more facts, more sounds, more surprises, and more fun! With a fresh new look and exciting new content, Weird But True has even more mind-benders than ever before—more than 900 kid-friendly facts!Did you know a hippo''s lips are about two feet wide? Or that didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school? Or that before toothpaste was invented some people cleaned their teeth with charcoal? Filled with wacky facts and tantalizing trivia that will engage curious kids and parents alike, Weird But True presents each of the 625 facts in a fun, colorful, and interactive format that will keep kids entertained—and learning—for hours! And parents can rest easy knowing that each fact is age-appropriate and handpicked by a brand they know and trust: National Geographic Kids.- Download all 7 Fact Packs for hours of fun and entertainment.- Swipe to move from fact to fact or shake the device to see a random fact.- Use the Weird-O-Meter to rate the level of “weirdness” for each fact and monitor results from all users on the Weirdest Facts list!- Bookmark your favorites or share the grossest facts with your friends via email, Facebook, and Twitter.- Use the Fact Finder to locate facts about your favorite subjects—animals, weather, space, science, and more!- Loaded with sound effects and awesome surprises, Weird But True is fun for kids of all ages!Based on the phenomenally popular department in National Geographic Kids magazine and best-selling book franchise, Weird But True is available for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad as a single purchase.
Remember the Star Trek computer? It's finally happening--with Wolfram|Alpha. Building on 25 years of development led by Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram|Alpha has rapidly become the world's definitive source for instant expert knowledge and computation. Across thousands of domains--with more continually added--Wolfram|Alpha uses its vast collection of algorithms and data to compute answers and generate reports for you. Parts of Wolfram|Alpha are used in the Apple Siri Assistant; this app gives you access to the full power of the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine. Domains covered by Wolfram|Alpha include: MATHEMATICS Elementary Math Numbers Plotting Algebra Matrices Calculus Geometry Trigonometry Discrete Math Number Theory Applied Math Logic Functions STATISTICS & DATA ANALYSIS Descriptive Statistics Regression Statistical Distributions Probability PHYSICS Mechanics Electricity & Magnetism Optics Thermodynamics Relativity Nuclear Physics Quantum Physics Particle Physics Statistical Physics Astrophysics CHEMISTRY Elements Compounds Ions Solutions Reactions Chemical Thermodynamics MATERIALS Alloys Minerals Crystallography Plastics Woods ENGINEERING Acoustics Aeronautics Electric Circuits Fluid Mechanics Steam Tables Psychrometrics Refrigeration ASTRONOMY Star Charts Astronomical Events Planets Moons Space Weather Stars Pulsars Galaxies Star Clusters Nebulae Astrophysics EARTH SCIENCE Geology Geochronology Geodesy Earthquakes Tide Data Atmosphere Climate LIFE SCIENCES Animals & Plants Dinosaurs DNA Sequence Lookup Proteins Genomes Metabolic Pathways COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES Cellular Automata Substitution Systems Turing Machines Computational Complexity Algebraic Codes Fractals Image Processing UNITS & MEASURES Conversions Comparisons Dimensional Analysis Industrial Measures Paint DATES & TIMES Date Computations Time Zones Calendars Holidays Geological Time WEATHER Current & Historical Weather Forecasts Wind Chill Hurricanes Clouds Climate PLACES & GEOGRAPHY Maps Projections Geodesy Navigation Distances Geomagnetism Geocoding Countries Cities Elevation Data Oceans Lakes Rivers Islands Mountains PEOPLE & HISTORY People Genealogy Names Occupations Political Leaders Historical Events, Periods & Countries Historical Money CULTURE & MEDIA Books Movies Video Games Fictional Characters Mythology Television Programs Awards MUSIC Musical Notes Intervals Chords Scales Audio Waveforms Instruments Songs WORDS & LINGUISTICS Word Properties Dictionary Lookup Puzzles Anagrams Languages Document Length Morse Code Soundex SPORTS & GAMES Football Baseball Olympics Stadiums Lotteries Card Games COLORS Color Names & Systems Color Addition Temperatures Wavelengths MONEY & FINANCE Stock Data Indices Mutual Funds Futures Mortgages Present Value Currency Conversion Bonds Derivatives Valuation Wages Sales Tax SOCIOECONOMIC DATA Demographics Countries US States US Counties Cities Economics Agriculture Energy Salaries Unemployment Cost of Living Health Care Housing Social Statistics Crime Military Religion HEALTH & MEDICINE Body Measurements Growth Charts Exercise Diseases Mortality Data Medical Test Data FOOD & NUTRITION Foods Dietary References EDUCATION International Education Universities Public Schools Standardized Tests ORGANIZATIONS Companies Hospitals Foundations International Organizations TRANSPORTATION Airports Airlines Aircraft Flight Data Gasoline Prices Tides TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD Communications Satellites Space Probes Photography Barcodes WEB & COMPUTER SYSTEMS Website Data IP Lookup Notable Computers String Processing Hashing Unicode Lookup(Wolfram|Alpha Pro capabilities such as file upload and personal analytics are not yet available through this app.)
Wikipanion arrives for the iPad!Accessing Wikipedia has never been faster and easier than with Wikipanion, designed for easy, search, navigation and display of Wikipedia entries. Streamline your browsing with history grouped by visit date, and bookmarking that not only bookmarks individual entries, but individual sections within an entry. Featuring intelligent features such as:- Table of contents browser that knows where you are in the page- Multiple search methods including Smart completion with entry preview, Google searching and a full text Wikipedia search- Dual language searching and language switching (hiding languages you don't care about)- Bookmark, including bookmarking individual sections of pages- History, grouped by last visit date- Full in-page searching- Wiktionary dictionary term looking without leaving the current page- Table based category browsing- iCloud syncing- Image saving to the Photo library- Ogg vorbis audio playback for dictionary pronunciations and other audio content available on Wikipedia - Article coordinate link shows location on map- Contextual knowledge for sending links to specific sections in a Wikipedia entry- Easily turn on automatic focusing of the search field on launchTip: Click into the search bar to cancel a page load request. To refresh a page, visit the page, click in the search bar and then hit "enter" again keeping the same page name.See the Wikipanion web site for more details about all of the available features.