Hit primetime series Worst Cooks in America is back for a fifth season this winter, with superstar chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay returning for a brand-new battle to turn kitchen disasters into culinary success stories. Premiering on Monday, February 17th at 9pm ET/PT, the seven-episode season pits formerly undefeated series champ Anne against last season’s winner Bobby, each leading a team of disastrous cooks in an intense culinary boot camp designed to turn them into confident kitchen heroes. A $25,000 grand prize will be awarded to the contestant who achieves the most impressive culinary transformation, in addition to delivering a victory and bragging rights for their team leader.
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World tennis number one Rafa Nadal emerged as winner of the EPT Charity Challenge, beating Brazilian football legend Ronaldo and world number one poker player Daniel Negreanu.
The tournament, played as part of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague poker festival has been dubbed the greatest gathering of sporting professionals at a poker table. Nadal, Ronaldo and Negreanu joined former Ukrainian footballer Andriy Shevchenko, Italian skier Alberto Tomba and Dutch Olympic field hockey gold medallist Fatima Moreira de Melo–competing for their share of a €100,000 charity prize pool.
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Slovenian company, DOO Petsdialog, in cooperation with the organizing committee of the ministry of tourism of Slovenia announced the international contest, Lord of the castle, with prize of 100 000 euros. The winner of the competition will also become the caretaker of the ancient castle on the lake Bled for one day. To win this prize you need to meet only two criteria: you should be at least 18 years old (or have the written consent from your parents) and have a dog. The competition is going its pace but it is not too late to apply for the job of your dreams. Some participants became leaders in voting in just 3 – 4 days and left behind those who had registered much earlier.
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As part of its mission to help cat owners solve tough litter box odors, Tidy Cats® recently gave one cat owner a once-in-a-lifetime experience: a Littervention. Devoted cat owner Ricci Rivera, together with his cat named Bella of San Tan Valley, AZ, were named the Grand Prize Winner among hundreds of entries to the Tidy Cats® with Glade™ Tough Odor Solutions Littervention Contest. In his entry, Rivera attributed his need for a Littervention due to his home’s open floor plan, which can carry overwhelming litter box odors throughout the house. As the Grand Prize Winner, Rivera received a visit from the Tidy Cats® “Scentsational Littervention” Crew, including cat-loving home and design expert and current co-host of Love it or List it, Too Jillian Harris, who showed him how to neutralize even the toughest litter box odors and how to keep a clean litter box area and welcoming home.
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The wait is finally over and the spotlight is shining brightly on Felicia Millikan of Colorado Springs, Colorado. After more than two months of tough competition and over 10,000 online votes by fans for their favorite rising musical stars, three-time Grammy Award-winning artist NE-YO, and his team of YouTube apprentices, artists who became famous through YouTube, hand-picked Felicia as the TGI Fridays Red Hot Summer of Music grand-prize winner. Felicia, who YouTubed her rendition of
The Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho today received the 2013 Polar Music Prize from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a gala ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
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One creative kid’s unique sandwich recipe could help put them on the road to college. Now through November 8, 2013, the makers of Jif® Peanut Butter invite families to ignite their culinary creativity in the kitchen and create an original sandwich recipe for the 12th Annual Jif Most Creative Sandwich Contest™. Parents of children between ages 6 and 12 are able to submit their child’s original recipe for a chance to win a $25,000 college fund and a trip to New York City.
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It’s time for America’s dog owners to unleash their playful sides and dream big! To help inspire more play among dog owners and their four-legged best buddies, Beneful® brand dog food is launching its fourth annual Dream Dog Park Contest that will award a $500,000 renovation of a dog park in the Grand Prize Winner’s area.
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The Great Food Truck Race kicks off season four with a brand-new cast of food truck hopefuls, who hit the road for the longest route in series history (4,181 miles) and exciting culinary challenges that celebrate the country’s national landmarks from the Hollywood sign to South Dakota’s Crazy Horse Memorial to Chicago’s iconic Buckingham Fountain to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. These competitors are not current food truck operators – they are eight teams of talented cooks with unique concepts and a dream to one day operate their own food truck business. Each three-person team is provided a vehicle for the race, but only the grand-prize winner gets to keep their food truck and a $50,000 cash prize to start their business. Hosted by Tyler Florence, the seven-episode series premieres on Sunday, August 18th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network.
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Exclusive to Coles Facebook fans, a new One Direction competition has launched! There are 20 x 3 tickets up for grabs to see One Direction live at the Coles exclusive Sydney matinee concert on 6/10/13, PLUS 200 x $25 Coles gift cards to be won. Head to www.facebook.com/coles for more. #Coles1D Prize is tickets only and does not include travel expenses.
The Dan David Prize award ceremony took place yesterday at Tel Aviv University, in the presence of Prof. Joseph Klafter, President of Tel Aviv University and Chairman of the Dan David Prize Board, Prof. Ruth Arnon, President of the Israel Academy of Sciences, members of the David family, the 2013 Dan David Prize laureates, foreign ambassadors, and prominent academic and business figures from Israel and abroad.
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