Halloween Central
Halloween Central

Read why we celebrate Halloween, learn about the origin of Halloween traditions, check out the best scary movies, and more.

View More

Most Popular

European Immigration Crisis
The EU continues to struggle with increasingly large numbers of refugees. Read about the current crisis and check out the latest numbers.
Immigration in the U.S.
A detailed look at immigration with timelines, history, facts, stats, bios, and more.
Happy Birthday, NOW!
The National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded 50 years ago by feminist author Betty Friedan. Find out more about this group, plus other areas of social reform.
Current Events
Check out our current events slideshow for the latest images and news of the nation, the world, and disasters and science.

Have Your Say

At what age should people stop trick-or-treating?

  • Pick choice 1 10
  • Pick choice 2 11
  • Pick choice 3 12
  • Pick choice 4 13
  • Pick choice 5 14
  • Pick choice 6 I will never stop

Infoplease Sources

A vast compendium of statistics and up-to-date facts and figures, on everything you need to know.

An atlas featuring maps and detailed profiles of all 193 countries and the 50 U.S. states.

An unabridged dictionary from aalii to zymurgy, including a pronunciation guide.

A current and comprehensive encyclopedia covering all the major branches of knowledge from astrophysics to Zimbabwe.