A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Thursday, August 4th, By David McCollough

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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, we give you… TODAY’S PUZZLE BY DAVID MCCOLLOUGH:

Before I sent my first message, “What hath God wrought!” via my invention, I painted a piece that consisted of 38 miniature copies of famous works. What was my piece titled?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (HIGHLIGHT TO SEE):

Search [alloy of copper and zinc] to get brass. Search [brass self-sanitizing] and read to learn brass doorknobs typically kill most surface bacteria within eight hours of being touched.

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