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?



Milla Jovovich

publication date: Friday, December 31, 2010

category: Movies

clue: fell in love with a taxi driver

explanation: Jovovich's character was literally the fifth element in the movie The Fifth Element. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, and Jon Berry

trivia: Four players guessed Jodie Foster.


Ashley Fiolek

publication date: Thursday, December 30, 2010

category: Sports

clue: played silently in the dirt

explanation: Fiolek was a deaf motocross racer. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, and Jon Berry


Gertrude Ederle

publication date: Wednesday, December 29, 2010

category: Records

clue: crossed the English

explanation: Ederle was the first woman to swim across the English Channel. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, and Jon Berry


Red Adair

publication date: Tuesday, December 28, 2010

category: Disasters

clue: burned the midnight oil

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

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Jon Berry


Michael Jordan

publication date: Monday, December 27, 2010

category: Sports

clue: soared high over Chicago

explanation: Jordan was nicknamed "Air Jordan" for his high-flying slam dunks for the Chicago Bulls. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, and Jon Berry


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I Will Survive

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Rising Sun

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States of the Union

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Winter 2011 Tournament

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