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The Answer Man: If You Build It

This week, The Answer Man looks at architectural marvels. 1. Name the world's largest low-rise office building, with a total floor area of 6.6 million square feet. 2. Name the tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. And where ...

The Answer Man Looks at Languages

BY DAWN SEAMANS-SHOOK RELEASE: WEEK, September 6, 2014 This Week, the Answer Man Looks at Languages 1. TRUE or FALSE: Some Spaniards speak with something resembling a lisp, at least to those accustomed to the pronunciation of Latin American ...

The Answer Man looks at Elephants

This week, The Answer Man looks at elephants. 1. A bull elephant with a trail of oily liquid on the side of his head is probably in must. What is must? 2. Side preferences are common in the animal kingdom. Do elephants show a side preference in ...

Scientists and Philosophers

This week the Answer Man looks at scientists and philosophers. 1. In 1242, this scientist and philosopher conducted black powder experiments, which he carefully recorded and documented. As a result of his detailed recordkeeping, he is often ...