A Google-a-Day Puzzle for May 31

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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…


What do zip codes 34488, 63637, and 92264 have in common?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [largest star sapphires] to find that they’re the 733-carat Black Star of Queensland and the 536-carat Star of India. Search [carats to g] to see that one carat is equal to 0.2 grams. You can then ask Google [733 – 536] to find that the difference is 197 carats. Google [197 carats in grams] to find the 39.4 gram weight difference.


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