publication date: Friday, May 5, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Controversy

clue: His claims that Buzz Aldrin's feet didn't make contact with the Moon led Buzz Aldrin's fist to make contact with his face.

explanation: Sibrel is a conspiracy theorist and filmmaker, one of the best-known figures to claim that the Apollo moon landings were faked. When he confronted Aldrin aggressively in person, Aldrin punched him in the face. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Aaron Shurtleff, and Jesse King


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