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Taylor Swift: A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Dec. 16

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Taylor Swift: A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Dec. 16

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.

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…


One of the earliest uses for glass bottles dates back to before 1000 B.C. What group of people is credited with the first use of glass for perfume bottles?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [copper-clad statue New York] to determine that the Statue of Liberty is the most famous. Then search for [Statue of Liberty load-bearing construction AROUND(5) example] to find the word “example” within 5 words of “construction” in articles about the Statue of Liberty. You’ll find it’s an example of the “curtain wall” style of building.

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Taylor Swift: A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Dec. 16Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as a civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling book "Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects for Dads and Kids to Share."
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