Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
Tuesday Test Time is more of a question/answer than a puzzle today, but it’s the type of question that would be better answered after a bit of careful thought.
In 2009, Malcolm Casadaban died from a weakened research-grade strain of the Plague that he was studying.
Hello, Americans (and _flossy readers from everywhere else)! Two years ago today, Paul Harvey died at the age of 90, having been on the radio for over 70 years.
It’s an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
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After more than 55 years in business, Disneyland has attracted more than 600 million guests from all over the world.
“For two (2) dollars I will call your friend or enemy or boss or whoever and pretend to be a turtle for up to two (2) minutes.
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It’s Monday, probably the best day of the week for the Monday Math Square. Good luck!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Anything that’s not worth staying up all night for will be on the ‘net the next day anyway.
One subject I come back to again and again is unusual musical instruments. Besides instruments you rarely encounter, people use everyday objects to make music.
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It’s sort of a one-off – a stand-alone if you will.
Today’s nerdy must-read: Neal Stephenson on the development of rockets.
If you think one flying elephant is impressive, how about 16 of them?