publication date: Monday, February 10, 2014 (part of Winter 2014)
clue: That a president had an affair with his wife's half-sister is the least controversial part of the story.
explanation: Hemings was a mixed-race slave to Thomas Jefferson, related to his wife Martha Jefferson and Hemings had six children together, and their descendants' struggle for recognition was difficult. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Ryan Dunn
Winter 2014 Tournament:
This winter has been an especially harsh one, and we'll all be glad to see spring weather. But there's still a few weeks left, and they bring another goo tournament. Face off against a series of opponents, trying to solve each daily goo the fastest. Only one player will survive to become the king or queen of winter.