A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Apr. 2

Geek Culture

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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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…


The so-called “lightning capital of the U.S.” earns its name from the weather that results when sea breezes collide from which two bodies of water?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [amendment passed fastest US] to find that it was the 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting age to 18. Search [26th Amendment ratified] to learn that it was proposed on Mar. 23, 1971 and ratified on July 1st, 1971— just over three months.

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