A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Mar. 12

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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.

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:

You’ll find me buried beside fellow gunslinger Calamity Jane. What’s the name of the poker hand that honors my death?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [crowned Napoleon emperor] to learn that Napoleon took the crown from Pope Pius VII’s hands and crowned himself. Search [Napoleon hat] to learn he typically wore a bicorn (or bicorne), which has two points on either side of the hat’s crown.

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