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Be a 4kids Detective

When you know the answers to these questions, go to http://www.4Kids.org/detectives/

Where does Charlie the Chipmunk live?

What is a good tip on making your yo-yo sleep a bit longer?

Where were the scientists exploring the Abyss? (Go to http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/abyss to find out.)

Planet Pals

At Explorers' Club you'll get the latest facts and stats on the well-being of Mother Earth. Get green at http://www.epa.gov/kids/ and discover a world that needs your help now. Check out the interactive games and stories at Recycle City, where you'll find out why one person's garbage is often another's treasure. If comics are your thing, a comic book about the ozone layer will be sure to keep you entertained. Best of all, you'll get a bird's-eye view of the current environmental situation from Charlie Chipmunk, who tells what it's like to live in a park that becomes polluted. Become a friend of the planet by joining the Explorers' Club now!

Rock the Baby

Now you can learn how to entertain with the yo-yo at Ken's World on a String Web site. Walk the dog out to http://www.yoyoing. com/kwos/ and learn all about this fascinating sport. Ken will show you how to play the yo-yo like a pro and how to buy the very best in axles, strings and ball-bearings. If you're not sure what kind of yo-yo you need, the site has reviews on more than 20 kinds. You'll find insiders' tips on how to make your yo-yo sleep longer, and how to avoid finger pains and clammy hands. Plus, you'll learn how to wax wood and recycle your old yo-yo's. And, of course, you'll discover a whole range of advanced tricks, from the zipper to the pinwheel to the man on the flying trapeze. If you're looking for more info on the sport, be sure to drop by the links page, where you can launch out to the Yo-Yo Bulletin Boards or Bob's Land O' Yo. It's time to go around the world!

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