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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 “Grand Prize(s)”: Four (4) winners (each, a “Grand Prize Winner” and, collectively,
“Grand Prize Winners”) will each receive one (1) of the following Grand Prizes
containing one (1) of each of the following items:
i. Sizzling Summer Camping Pack: Coleman Sundome 4 Person Tent, Coleman Big
Basin Sleeping Bag, Vont 2 Pack Portable Outdoor Camping Lantern, and S'mores
Caddy (ARV: $128.30)
ii. Fanatical Fall Fishing Pack: Cabela’s Prestige Collection Fly Outfit, and Flies
Direct Waterproof Fly Box (ARV: 124.98)
iii. Winter Wonderland Sports Pack: Enkeeo Light Weight Snowshoes, Mountaintop
Trekking Poles, Outdoor Research Gaiters, and Clam Outdoors IceArmor Gloves
iv. Spring Showers Hiking Pack: Venture Pal Lightweight Travel Hiking Backpack,
Hydro Flask Water Bottle, Coleman Divide+ LED Headlamp, and a $50 Merrell
Gift Card (ARV: $133.93)
The total ARV of all Grand Prizes is Five Hundred Fourteen Dollars and Ninety-Seven
Enter to win a set of Kamikoto Knives. Kamikoto knives are handcrafted in Japan, from high-quality steel from the Niigata prefecture. Niigata knife-making history goes back over 800 years, their blacksmiths use a secret combination of metals to forge the strongest, sharpest knives in the world.
Enter to win Grand Prize includes Winner's choice of ONE (1) of the following options:
Option One - The Outdoor TRUEXPERIENCE: a four (4) day/three (3) night trip for two (2) to the Big Cedar Lodge Resort in Ridgedale, Missouri.
Trip includes: Round-trip economy class air transportation for Winner and guest from a major commercial airport near Winner's residence to Springfield, MO; full-size car rental for the duration of trip; four (4) days/three (3) nights lodging (standard single-room double occupancy) at the Big Cedar Lodge Resort; a guided bass fishing trip for two (2) on Table Rock Lake; a guided fly fishing and adventure pass for two (2) at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park; two (2) passes to the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum; a golf cart tour for two (2) of Lost Canyon Cave; a Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Academy shooting experience for two (2); a visit for Winner and guest from Martin Truex Jr. during the trip; and one (1) Bass Pro Shops gift package for Winner valued at $2,500. ARV: $7,000.
Option Two - The Miami TRUEXPERIENCE: a six (6) day/five (5) night trip for two (2) to Miami, FL.
Trip includes: Round-trip economy class air transportation for Winner and guest from a major commercial airport near Winner's residence to Charlotte, NC; private air charter from Charlotte, NC to Miami, FL; economy class air transportation for Winner and guest from Miami, FL to commercial airport near Winner's residence; full-size car rental for the duration of trip; six (6) days/five (5) nights hotel accommodations (standard single-room double occupancy) in a hotel of Sponsor's choice; one (1) one-hour spa package for Winner and Guest; a private helicopter ride to the race for Winner and guest (Nov. 19, 2017); VIP passes for two (2) to the race; lunch at the race for Winner and guest with Martin Truex Jr.; Auto-Owners #78 team apparel, photos, and autographs for Winner. ARV: $11,000.
Option Three - The Phoenix TRUEXPERIENCE: a six (6) day/five (5) night trip for two (2) to Phoenix, AZ.
Trip includes: Round-trip economy class air transportation for Winner and guest from a major commercial airport near Winner's residence to Charlotte, NC; private air charter from Charlotte, NC to Phoenix, AZ; economy class air transportation for Winner and guest from Phoenix, AZ to commercial airport near Winner's residence; full-size car rental for the duration of trip; six (6) days/five (5) nights hotel accommodations (standard single-room double occupancy) in a hotel of Sponsor's choice; one (1) one-hour spa package for Winner and Guest; VIP passes for two (2) to the race (Nov. 12, 2017); lunch at the race for Winner and guest with Martin Truex Jr.; Auto-Owners #78 team apparel, photos, and autographs for Winner. ARV: $7,500.
Martin Truex Jr. participation is subject to availability and professional commitments. In the event that Martin Truex Jr. is not available for any reason, the prize will consist of the above prize elements, except for the Martin Truex Jr. visit or attending lunch, and no substitute prize will be awarded.
Fifty (50) First Prizes: An Auto-Owners Insurance #78 Team Die-Cast Car by Lionel Racing (1:24) autographed by Martin Truex Jr. ARV: $69.99 each.
One Hundred Fifty (150) Second Prizes: An Auto-Owners Insurance #78 Team Prize Pack which includes a t-shirt (size Large) and a hat. ARV: $59.98 each.
Two Hundred Fifty (250) Third Prizes: A Toyota Racing Prize Pack which includes a Toyota Racing NASCAR Delphi Cap, a Thermos Hydration Bottle, and a Paddle Bottle Opener. ARV: $46.40 each.
Total maximum value ARV of all prizes in the Sweepstakes: $35,096.50.
(1) Grand Prize(s): Package(s) include: $300 Expedia gift card, which can be used toward hotel, airline tickets or rental car. Four Boston CityPASS ticket booklets—two adults and two children— which allow admission to New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory and Harvard Museum of Natural History or Boston Harbor Cruises.
Enter to win amiliarize yourself with Spain's Basque and Catalan provinces including the cities of Barcelona, Madrid and more. What better way to experience these history-rich areas than wine tasting, sight seeing and of course tapas along the way?
Prize package includes:
-8-day trip to Northern Spain for two: cities include Barcelona, Pyrenees, Bilbao, San Sebastián, Logroño & Madrid
-Meals and overnight stay accommodations included
-Daily activities including wine tastings and more
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 copy of The Next Great Crusade of Our Time. The Next Great Crusade of Our Time is about the crusade and events between the Christians and the Muslims that have been happening since 1980 until today. All the events in this book have already taken place and what this could lead up to. Also describes how history is repeating itself with the current affairs in the world right now. Tells about the Third Crusade and what took place over 800 years ago while comparing it to the present day. I believe this book has been written at the right time for the times that we are living in right now.
Enter to win a copy of World Crusade Human Destiny. This book explains the world events between the Christians and the Muslims which has brought humanity into the tenth crusade. Those who don't know history are condemned to repeat it. My book explains what is taking place in the world right now in our life time and why. Have these world events been planned by God? Most likely yes and all of us are on a path of no return. My book also explains how humanity can change its future for harmony, growth, and prosperity for all. The second half of my book explains many possibilities that mankind can achieve through cooperation which is the key for the longevity of humanity.
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 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.
Enter to Win an advanced copy of WONDERS BEYOND NUMBERS!
An all-encompassing history of mathematics from beloved TV presenter Johnny Ball
Enter to win a copy of As the Romans Do: Authentic and Reinvented Recipes from the Eternal City by Eleonora Galasso (Mitchell Beazley, 2016). (ARV $29.99)
Roman native Eleonora Galasso is your tour guide among the houses, the tiny side streets, the traditions, the community and the hidden gems of this eternal city. You’ll discover the history and tradition along with the variety of Roman food, from quick breakfasts and al fresco meals to recipes that are perfect for any dinner or special occasion. As they say, when in Rome. Semolina Gnocchi are just the thing to make you feel as if you’re only steps away from the Spanish Steps.
Enter to win a copy of Together at Midnight. What does it really mean to be kind . . . and why does it sometimes feel like the hardest thing in the world to do? High school senior Kendall, who just returned from a life-changing semester in Europe, and Max, who is drifting his way through a gap year before college, struggle with these questions when they witness a tragic accident in New York City during the holiday season. Racked with guilt, the two accept a dare to perform random acts of kindness to strangers. The challenge pulls these two teens, who have a history together from back home, closer and closer as they explore a vibrant city filled with other people’s stories and secrets.
Kendall and Max can’t deny their growing bond, even though they both have other romantic entanglements and uncertain futures. As the clock counts down on New Year’s Eve, will they find themselves together at midnight?
Jennifer Castle’s latest is a romantic, thought-provoking tale of human connection and how we find—and make—our place in the world.
Enter to Win The Dashboard Book: American Automobile Dashboards 1899-1969
by Wayne Moore (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Dec 10, 2016
Jay Leno says The Dashboard Book, the definitive illustrated history of American auto dashboards, is "A great read!"
Enter to Win Justice Failed
by Alton Logan, Berl Falbaum (With)
Release date: Oct 10, 2017
"The story of the wrongful conviction of Alton Logan in Chicago stands out as perhaps one of the most unusual and cruel stories in the history of American jurisprudence. Convicted of a 1982 murder and sentenced to life in prison, Logan was not only innocent, but lawyers for the real killer knew it all along and, citing legal ethics, kept it a secret for more than a quarter of a century before revealing the evidence that set Logan free." ?Maurice Possley, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author of The Brown’s Chicken Massacre and Everybody Pays
Enter to WinNo Less Than Mystic: A History of Lenin and the Russian Revolution for a 21st-Century Left
by John Medhurst
Release date: Aug 22, 2017
Published in the centenary year of the 1917 Russian Revolution, No Less Than Mystic is a fresh and iconoclastic history of Lenin and the Bolsheviks for a generation uninterested in Cold War ideologies and stereotypes
Enter to Win Island Story
by J.D. Taylor
Release date: Jul 12, 2016
What is life like in England? Island Story weaves history and ideas telling a story of rebellion (think Brexit) and retail parks, migration and inertia, pessimism and disappearing ways of life, and a fiery, unrealized desire for collective belonging and power.
Enter to win a copy of HBO's "THE YOUNG POPE" on Blu-ray!
Starring two-time Academy Award® nominee Jude Law and Academy Award® winner Diane Keaton, the "superb" (Rolling Stone) HBO® limited series The Young Pope is yours to own on Digital Download April 10, 2017 and on Blu-RayTM and DVD June 6th, 2017. The series, which delves in to the life of a newly elected pope (Law) - the youngest in history and first-ever American - whose audacity, independence and arch-conservatism wreaks havoc within the Vatican. Heralded by critics as "dazzling, riveting" (TV Guide), The Young Pope on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital Download includes all ten episodes of the limited series and three special features including an exclusive new "The Making of The Young Pope" featurette. The Blu-rayTM and DVD release also include a free Digital Download copy.