National Geographic : 1999 Dec
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC act ive www. nationalgeographic.com Grimms' Fairy Tales "Happily ever after" happened for the girl at theheart of a touching tale from Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. When the poor but pious orphan gave her last few scraps of bread to beggars, stars fell from the sky (left) and turned into coins as she gathered them. Enjoy a multimedia version of this little known Brothers Grimm story, "The Star Money," along with such classics as "Snow White," "Rapunzel," and "Sleeping Beauty," at aw.nationalgeographic.com/grimm. SWhat can ancient Greece teach the mod ern world? Read "Echoes of the Heroic Age," beginning on page 54 of this issue, and weigh in at . . /ngnm/9912. SToo tired to face another mall? Finish your holiday shopping with our online boutique at www.ngstore.com. MUSEUMOFTHE BROTHERSGRIMM,KASSEL,GERMANY(ABOVE);NGSIMAGECOLLECTION U CD-ROM and DVD-ROM New Look for an Old Favorite The Complete NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, our electronic archive of the magazine, has been totally redesigned and updated through 1998. New features in this award-winning reference product include article abstracts, bookmarking capabilities, and a more intuitive navigation system. Learn more at www.nationalgeographic.com/cdrom/complete. SWhat Does This Button Do? triviatrel We've all seen shots of "natives" marveling at modern gizmos. This time the natives are National Geographic Society execu tives, and the item they're eyeing is a UNIVAC computer. What year was it? Find out online in our Landmarks Gallery, then tell us at... /trek. g0 FOR INFORMATION cN E-mail for Interactive: email@example.com E-mail for Member Services: firstname.lastname@example.org CD-ROMs: Inthe U.S. and Canada call 1-800-437-5521; elsewhere call 1-515-362-3353 . Also available at www.ngstore.com. NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC(ISSN 0027-9358)ISPUBLISHEDMONTHLYBYTHE NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY,114517THST.NW,WASHINGTON,DC20036-4688. $29.00A YEARFORU.S .DELIVERY,$5.00 PERSINGLECOPY(INCLUDESPOSTAGEAND HANDLING).PERIODICALSPOSTAGEPAIDATWASHINGTON,DC, AND AT ADDITIONALMAILINGOFFICES.POSTMASTER:SENDADDRESSCHANGESTO NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC,PO BOX 63002,TAMPA, FL33663-3002.