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, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, 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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