A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Feb. 14

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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.

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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:

Abraham Lincoln was in such a rush to admit the Battle Born State into the union that he received its state constitution in what unusual way?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Right-click the image to copy its URL. Go to Google Images and click the camera icon in the search box. Paste the copied URL to find that this is King Henry VIII. Search [Henry VIII’s marriages annulled] and count two (Catherine of Aragon and Anne of Cleaves]. Search [Henry VIII’s wives beheaded] to get two (Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard). So the answer is: an equal number.

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