publication date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 (part of Winter 2013)

category: Music

clue: The godmother of punk is still active, having released an album of covers in 2007.

explanation: Smith released the covers album Twelve in 2007. 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, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Wes Bryant

Powers of Twelve: On Wednesday of this week, it will be the twelfth day of the twelfth month of the twelfth year of the century, an occasion we won't see again in our lifetimes. These five duodecimal goos were inspired by the number 12.

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