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, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, 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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