Illustrated Facts: How Things Work (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Xiphias - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Illustrated Facts: How Things Work
Product ID 28795-20612
Product UPC 728795206123
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Xiphias
Category(s) Reference, Science Reference
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A lighthearted video tour through the history of human ingenuity:

  • Communication
  • Computation
  • Tools
  • Transportation
  • Sensory Extension
  • Weaponry
  • Time Measurement

Illustrated Facts: How Things Work is a compilation of 70 video clips that takes a lighthearted look at man's endeavors in the areas of transportation, computation, tools, communication, time measurement, weaponry and sensory extension. The seven subject categories are each assigned a horizontal row; time advances from left to right across each row. Each video segment provides basic, often humorous, information on a given subject. These segments promote understanding and encourage further research by providing information in an entertaining fashion that children and their parents can enjoy together.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386-25
Required RAM 2MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Recommend RAM 4MB
Rec. Hard Drive 2
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 6.0.7
Required CPU Mac II
Required RAM 2MB
Recommend RAM 4MB
Rec. Hard Drive 2
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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