A Google-a-Day Puzzle for May 9

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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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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 famous tourist attraction named after Sir Benjamin Hall is not the largest of its kind in its city. Where will you find the one with that distinction?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

<blockquote class="answer"Search [prohibition ended March 1st 1989] to find that Reykjavik, Iceland celebrates Bjórdagurinn (Beer Day) annually on March 1, to celebrate the end of a ban on beer that lasted 75 years. In the search bar, subtract [1989-75] to get 1914. Then subtract 2012-1914 to discover that the man is 98 years old!

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