As we’ve reported before, our good friends over at Google are starting up a daily puzzle challenge. Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. And much to our enjoyment, they’ve decided to share the puzzles with us at GeekDad (hmm… Google a Day? GD? GeekDad?), so each morning at 12:01am ET you’ll see a new puzzle, and the previous day’s answer (in invisitext) posted here. SPOILER WARNING: As a test, we’re going to 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… TODAY’S PUZZLE:
Did Titus Cornelius fight for King George III?
YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (HIGHLIGHT TO SEE):
Search [how fast does pain travel in body]. Find nerve impulses for pain travel between .5 m/s and 3 m/s. Then search [speed of sound]. Find it is 340.29 m/s. Conclude you heard it before you felt it since the speed of sound is so much faster than nerve conduction speeds.