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History Quiz Contest. Each month one winner receive 20$ in cash, payment via PayPal. Answer 20 trivia questions, 20 points are awarded for each correct answer and one point is subtracted for each second. Users can take monthly contest quiz up to three times per day.
Enter to Win Profit from History: See Patterns; Make Predictions; Better Your Life by Roger Bourke White Jr. History is a mix of repeating patterns and surprises. The repeating patterns are based on unchanging parts of our universe such as physics and human instinctive thinking (emotions). The surprises are based on the changing parts, most commonly technology and those elements of life it affects.
Enter to Win THE HIDDEN LIVES OF TUDOR WOMEN, Elizabeth Norton's social history that paints a portrait of the lives of queens and serving maids, nuns and harlots, widows and chaperones.
Enter to win a copy of Drunk History - Season 4 on DVD. Host Derek Waters is back with a whole season's worth of historical tales told by some of the most captivating (and totally wasted) storytellers around. It's the history they never taught you, narrated by guest stars who never thought they'd drink this much.
Enter to Win ‘Drunk History’ Season 4 on DVD (3 Winners). Comedy Central’s Drunk History continues to educate viewers about America’s history with the aid of select alcoholic beverages and storytellers that indulge in said alcoholic beverages, including Lin-Manuel Miranda looking back at Alexander Hamilton.
Enter to win 4 Lifetime Membership Passes. That means you and up to three more family members or friends can get unlimited lifetime access to a Footprint profile that can help preserve your family's history. Total ARV $160.00. 2nd Place (10): Single Lifetime Membership Pass.
Enter to win a Xbox One S Battlefield™ 1 Bundle (500GB).
Featuring 4K Blu-ray™, 4K video streaming, High Dynamic Range, a full game download of Battlefield™ 1, and one month of EA Access. Experience the dawn of all-out war through an adventure-filled campaign, or join in epic multiplayer battles with up to 64 players on Xbox Live. Fight as infantry or take control of amazing vehicles on land, air and sea, and adapt your gameplay to the most dynamic battles in Battlefield history. And with EA Access, play EA games for a limited time before they’re released and get unlimited access to The Vault, exclusively on Xbox One. With over 100 console exclusives, and a growing library of Xbox 360 games, there’s never been a better time to game with Xbox One. Value CA$380.00
Enter to win a Smart Bluetooth 4.0 Watch. Bluetooth smart watch: Multifunction: Dial, short message, phone book, call history, BT notification, BT music, pedometer and lots more. $70.00 Value
Enter to Win The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite by Duff McDonald. Enter for a chance to win one galley of The Golden Passport by Duff McDonald and get the inside look at the intellectual history of one of our most important capitalist institutions: Harvard Business School!
Enter to Win Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485 by Hugh Bicheno. The concluding volume to a rousing two-part history of the Wars of the Roses, narrated by a master historian.
Enter to Win On Moving Mountains by Jiri Soukup. When searching for true love, Michal and Danna face immense obstacles and stir up a lot of trouble. This tale of passion from a little-known segment of European history involves spy-like plotting, wars, and personal ambition.
Enter to a Kindle download of The Book of Beloved. As a young woman widowed by World War I, Raissa James is no stranger to ghosts. But when an invitation arrives from Caoin House, her uncle’s estate in Mobile, Alabama, she’s finally ready to cast off the shadows of her past. And what better way to do so than with a grand party in her honor? An aspiring authoress, Raissa’s eager to soak up more of life—and immerse herself in the dark history that haunts the estate. But the revelries come to an abrupt end when one of her uncle’s guests takes a deadly plunge. And when a ghost from the property’s past, a Confederate soldier, reveals himself to Raissa, she’s more determined than ever to get to the heart of the mysterious deaths that plague Caoin House. Enlisting the help of Reginald Proctor, a self-proclaimed medium, she holds a sance to shed light on old secrets. But she discovers that some secrets, even those long dead, still have a startling hold on the living…
Enter to win a copy of Teatime in Paris!: A Walk Through Easy French Patisserie Recipes by Jill Colonna (Waverley Books, 2015). (ARV $20)
Paris is always a good idea, even if you don’t have airplane reservations. Teatime in Paris shows you how to make authentic French patisserie sweets easily at home. Discover step-by-step processes for treats such as eclairs, macarons, tartlets, and more. Along with the pastries, the author points out some of the streets famous for the best patisseries in Paris and some interesting bits of history. When you make your journey, you’ll know exactly where to head in the City of Light. In the meantime, we offer recipes for Chocolate Macarons and Basic Crepes to bring a little je ne sais quoi to your part of the world.
Enter to Win Wait, What?: And Life's Other Essential Questions by James E. Ryan. In this thoughtful, illuminating book, Ryan builds upon his wildly popular and universally praised address. Wait, What? offers further insights into the art of asking good questions, highlighted by hilarious and surprising anecdotes from Ryan’s personal and professional life, as well as stories from politics, popular culture, and social movements throughout history.
Enter to Win one of 15 hardcover copies of Richard Grant's new novel, Cave Dwellers. This is a gripping novel of historical espionage, about an eleventh-hour attempt by members of the German elite to unseat Adolf Hitler, and its endlessly complex consequences. For readers of historical fiction and history alike.
Enter to Win Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Fisher. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
Enter to win a copy of The Oxford Companion to Cheese edited by Catherine Donnelly (Oxford University Press, 2016). (ARV $65) Sweet dreams are made of cheese; the proof is in The Oxford Companion to Cheese. This reference book contains more than 850 entries from Abbaye de Tamié to Ziger. Entries cover cheese history, culture, science, and production, plus information on the microbiology and chemistry of cheese with listings on bacteria, molds, yeasts, cultures, and coagulants used in cheesemaking. Every entry is signed by the author and is cross-referenced to related topics and additional reading suggestions. We suggest our Cheese Recipes slideshow; it’s full of recipes that will ensure a Gouda day.
Enter to Win Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight
by Loren A. Olson (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 01, 2017
Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn't your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at your wife’s expense? In Finally Out, Dr. Olson answers these questions by telling the inspiring story of his evolving sexuality, into which he intelligently weaves psychological concepts and gay history.
Enter to Win Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances
by Leland Melvin
Release date: May 23, 2017
Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path from the gridiron to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the stars
Enter to win (1 of 3) copy of Alternative History Drama ‘Resistance’ on DVD. What if D-Day had failed and the Third Reich continued to roll across Europe? Following in the alternate history footsteps of “The Man in the High Castle” and “Fatherland,” RESISTANCE shines a light on the little known British Resistance Organization (BRO), Churchill’s top-secret and highly trained civilian army designed to wreak havoc on occupying enemy forces. This BAFTA Award-winning revisionist drama will be available on DVD and Digital on March 7th from Omnibus Entertainment, the specialty label of award-winning independent and foreign film distributor Film Movement.