publication date: Monday, December 27, 2010 (part of Winter 2011)

category: Sports

clue: soared high over Chicago

explanation: Jordan was nicknamed "Air Jordan" for his high-flying slam dunks for the Chicago Bulls. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, 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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