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dinsdag, mei 29, 2012

A Google-a-Day Puzzle for May 29

Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge and asked us to help get them out to the geeky masses. Each day?s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. Each morning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time you?ll see a new puzzle, and the previous day?s answer (in invisitext) posted here.

SPOILER WARNING:
We leave the comments on so people can work together to find the answer. As such, if you want to figure it out all by yourself, DON?T READ THE COMMENTS!

Also, with the knowledge that because others may publish their answers before you do, if you want to be able to search for information without accidentally seeing the answer somewhere, you can use the Google-a-Day site?s search tool, which will automatically filter out published answers, to give you a spoiler-free experience.

And now, without further ado, we give you?

TODAY?S PUZZLE:

A famous playwright left his prestigious position as Louis XIII?s valet-tapissier de chambre du Roi (arranger of the king?s furniture) to pursue a theater career. What comedy did he premiere in 1664?

YESTERDAY?S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [world?s deepest lake] to find Lake Baikal in Russia. Search [Lake Baikal mammal] to find that the nerpa (Baikal seal), the world?s only completely freshwater seal, is the only mammal living in Lake Baikal.

Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as a civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling book "Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects for Dads and Kids to Share."

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