Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

  • While searching for a story at the National Zoo in Washington, Stefan Bechtel came across an extraordinary man whom history at the very least shunted aside onto a dusty table, if not quite having lost him completely.

    Though William Temple Hornaday by many aspects was single-minded, obstinate at times and a contradiction at others.

Friday, August 31st, 2012

  • To solve the Mystery Spot 48 puzzle you had to figure out what named place in which of America’s 397 national parks can be identified by interpreting the following clues:

    Greenhead mallards waddle and quack
    And look just fine on my roasting rack.

    I had to run my boat ashore to keep it from sinking.
    They warned me about that storm; oh, what was I thinking?!

    The answer is

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

  • Mystery Spot 48 is a named feature in one of America’s 397 national parks. See if you can identify it using the clues provided below.

Friday, August 24th, 2012

  • Mystery Photo 54 shows the Paradise Inn in Washington’s Mount Rainier National Park.

    The photo was taken from one of the inn’s rooms before the structure was renovated. In the background you can see Mount Rainier in all its glory.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

  • Mystery Photo 54 shows part of a building in a national park. If you can identify this building and name the National Park System unit in which it is located you will be eligible for our monthly prize drawing and a chance to win a signed copy of Stephen R.

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