* Research Machines, which already provides more than 4,000 schools with Internet access, has collaborated with Virgin Net to bring a similar service to home users. The content of this home education service, which comes on-line in March, will include materials from education publishers in both the UK and US. Details from Research Machines Plc, New Mill House, 183 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4SE;tel: 01235 826000; z Log on to www.livingbooks.com and join in a Green Eggs and Hamulator scavenger hunt.
Tocelebrate the release of the second interactive Dr Seuss title onCD-Rom, Green Eggs and Ham, children are being invited to help Sam-I-Am track down clues from World Wide Web sites to build a Green Eggs and Hamulator. Entrants click on the Green Eggs and Ham icon to throw up clues. A correct answer is rewarded with a piece of the machine. Collect all 36 pieces and win prizes which include a library of Living Books CD-Roms, Dr Seuss storybooks, or T-shirts. More details from Rebecca Rabin or Sara Mallinson on 0181 563 2222; e-mail: email@example.com