publication date: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 (part of Winter 2011)

category: Records

clue: crossed the English

explanation: Ederle was the first woman to swim across the English Channel. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, and Jon Berry

The Four Elements: Ever since the philosopher Empedocles proposed the four elements of air, earth, fire, and water, humans have been fascinated by them. Can you identify a celebrity associated with each of them?

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Michael Jordan

soared high over Chicago Go »

Red Adair

burned the midnight oil Go »

Ashley Fiolek

played silently in the dirt Go »

Milla Jovovich

fell in love with a taxi driver Go »

Dennis Tito

This businessman took one of the most expensive vacations in galactic history. Go »

Texas Battle

emboldened by beauty Go »

Happy birthday!

Steve West turns 59 today.