publication date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Paranormal

clue: When an Italian astronomer discovered "canals" on Mars, this American businessman devoted the rest of his life to popularizing the idea of a Martian civilization. Oddly, his contributions to science later led to the discovery of Pluto.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

Men are from Mars: The fourth planet from the Sun has long held the fascination of men, especially these five, who will forever be associated with the red planet. There's a reason why both Mars and men share the symbol ♂.

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