publication date: Thursday, December 25, 2014 (part of Winter 2015)

category: Science

clue: This anthropologist had to go to the ends of the Earth -- from one, to another -- to prove his theories.

explanation: Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947 proved that ancient people from South America could migrate across the ocean to Polynesia. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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