Improve your vocabulary while you feed the hungry. This game's addictive.
A new U.N. campaign donates 10 grains of rice for each question you answer correctly at http://www.freerice.com. It’s already generated enough rice to feed 50,000 people.
FreeRice offers players multiple-choice definitions of a word, and each correct answer generates 10 grains of rice for the United Nations World Food Program. The game relies on advertising revenue to underwrite its rice campaign.
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On October 7, the day it was launched, just 830 grains of rice were donated. But by November 8, more than 77 million grains were donated, the equivalent to more than 7 million correct answers!
[Now if only we could figure out how to unload the other one.]