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Fact Monster covers a wide range of topics and gets into some very specific details.The Columbia Encyclopedia began its existence in the 1920s when Clarke Fisher Ansley and Columbia University Press recognized the need for a first aid for those who read. Education is a top priority for parents and teachers.Fact Monster shares an editorial staff and a body of content with our sister site Infoplease.Infoplease used to be a partner with the Time Almanac; when they started producing almanacs meant for kids, the seeds of Factmonster were sown.Infoplease made it onto the world wide web back in the early days of the Internet in the late 1990s.Then, like with the children's almanacs, we decided to make a kid-safe counterpart to our denser reference site.That’s why we put a premium on our sources, as we get into below.We also know that there’s value in reaching out to experts and professionals.That’s why, moving forward, Fact Monster is exploring bringing on advisors to enrich our content.Check back in the future to see how our content grows and evolves.