publication date: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 (part of Winter 2011)

category: Disasters

clue: burned the midnight oil

explanation: Adair was a firefighter who specialized in oil well fires. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Steve Dunn, 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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George Washington

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Gertrude Ederle

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