1. Have you ever wondered how print came to be?
It all dates back to the 2nd century when the Chinese started using wooden blocks to print images of flowers on silk. However, only from the 7th century, they began printing on paper, and the first-ever complete printed book, called the Diamond Sutra, was created in 868AD. The art of printing soon spread to other countries like Europe, Korea, Japan, and at the same time emerged various ideas and modifications to improve the technique of printing.
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A lot of science students (and not only) often complain about why they have literature added to their curriculum, especially considering the fact that it has absolutely nothing to do with their major. They may see it as a waste of time or additional workload with no benefits in the future. This is completely understandable from their point of view, but if we were to look at it from an entirely different angle perhaps we could ease our mindset into seeing the importance of literature in our everyday lives.
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Shopping tips for BLACK FRIDAY
Black Friday is coming and, of course, the best idea on such a day is to find excellent deals and nice bargains on stuff that you have been dreaming of to purchase for a long time but could not afford because of biting prices. Tom the Bookworm has prepared a bunch of useful tips on how to get the most out of Black Friday. Let’s hit the big time together with some tricks of ours: Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday + 10% coupon!”
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We are so excited to announce the start of our Bingo Game today, the rules of which are quite simple and easy to follow. Let’s have a thorough look at them: each book or item possesses its unique ISBN of 10 and 13 digits. What a participant needs to do is just to calculate the sum of numbers either of ISBN-10 or ISBN-13 so that the total sum would correspond to our final magic code number that will be announced every 2 weeks. Once there is a match, shout “Bingo!” and hurry to submit your entry and receive your deserved prize! Basically, that’s it.
See how it works: our magic code number this week is 43. There is a sample 10-digit ISBN: 1537540468. Once we add all digits together (1+5+3+7+5+4+0+4+6+8), finally we receive 43 magic code number! Bingo!
Here is a simple step-by-step guide how to get greeny banknotes with us:
- Repost that blog article to your existing active Facebook page with the hashtag: #BooksRunBingoGame.
- Take a photo (neither a screenshot nor a link) of any ISBN row that matches our magic code number: 43.
- Post that particular image on our BooksRun Facebook page as a comment to the article.
- Be the first one who will receive your money with us! Our prize is $50 for such intellectual alertness!
NB: First 3 active participants each will get our prize! So hurry up to take part in an exclusive and simple game to gain easy cash with BooksRun! Even if you didn’t get a Bingo this time, don’t despair: regularly check our blog and Facebook page for new contests. Anyway, you win money anytime you use BooksRun for getting your textbooks! Also make sure you apply all the tips for earning more money on buyback to maximize your income.