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New App for the Kindle – TRIVIAL PURSUIT Master Edition (Play the Popular Trivia Game on Kindle) by Electronic Arts Inc

October 14, 2011 Leave a comment

Here’s a new game app for the Kindle!

TRIVIAL PURSUIT Master Edition (Play the Popular Trivia Game on Kindle)‘ by Electronic Arts Inc is available on the Amazon Kindle site for $4.99! Just click here to download!

Game Description

Play the popular trivia game TRIVIAL PURSUIT on Kindle!

In this game, you move your marker around a circular board answering trivia questions and collecting wedges in six categories: Science & Nature, History, Sports & Leisure, Entertainment, Geography, and Art & Literature. To win, you will have to answer questions correctly from the required categories and collect one wedge for each category.

Experience traditional TRIVIAL PURSUIT game play in the classic mode described above, or enjoy the faster paced Pursuit mode in which the board is not circular, but has a start and an end. The winner is the player who can reach the end first by answering the most questions as quickly as possible.

TRIVIAL PURSUIT Master Edition on Kindle features more than 1,500 new questions that will challenge even the savviest player. You don’t have to keep the fun to yourself either. While you can play on your own, the Pass ‘n’ Play feature lets you can challenge a friend so you can play together.

Designed for casual and experienced players alike, TRIVIAL PURSUIT Master is easy to pick up and play whenever you’d like. How fast will you earn your wedges?


Be sure to check out Amazon’s Popular Kindle Games & Active Content page for a review of all the games available! And if you want to see the apps as a bestseller list, check out the Bestsellers in Kindle Games & Active Content!

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NOOK Daily Find! A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage for $3.19!

October 14, 2011 Leave a comment

Well… Barnes & Noble has a new promo — the NOOK Daily Find: Today’s Great Book at a Great Price! So, Nook owners need not be envious of those with Kindles! 😉

And the new deal is…

A History of the World in 6 Glasses‘ by Tom Standage (Walker Books) is now available at the specially discounted price of $3.19 on the B&N Nookbooks site. Hopefully Amazon will price match!

Book Description

From beer to Coca-Cola, the six drinks that have helped shape human history.

Throughout human history. certain drinks have done much more than just quench thirst. As Tom Standage relates with authority and charm, six of them have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the course of history, becoming the defining drink during a pivotal historical period.

A History of the World in 6 Glasses tells the story of humanity from the Stone Age to the 21st century through the lens of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola. Beer was first made in the Fertile Crescent and by 3000 B.C.E. was so important to Mesopotamia and Egypt that it was used to pay wages. In ancient Greece wine became the main export of her vast seaborne trade, helping spread Greek culture abroad. Spirits such as brandy and rum fueled the Age of Exploration, fortifying seamen on long voyages and oiling the pernicious slave trade. Although coffee originated in the Arab world, it stoked revolutionary thought in Europe during the Age of Reason, when coffeehouses became centers of intellectual exchange. And hundreds of years after the Chinese began drinking tea, it became especially popular in Britain, with far-reaching effects on British foreign policy. Finally, though carbonated drinks were invented in 18th-century Europe they became a 20th-century phenomenon, and Coca-Cola in particular is the leading symbol of globalization.

For Tom Standage, each drink is a kind of technology, a catalyst for advancing culture by which he demonstrates the intricate interplay of different civilizations. You may never look at your favorite drink the same way again.


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