Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

  • Beginning August 5, Traveler is moving to an every-other-Wednesday production schedule for the quizzes. Although we'll no longer have a standard 10-12 item quiz each and every Wednesday, we'll offer a brain teaser of some kind every Wednesday, and you'll still have a quiz to challenge you every other week.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is the largest of the three National Park System units that have “Dunes” as part of their name.

    2. True of false? The National Park Service has placed a system wide ban on sandboarding, a sport practiced on sand dunes using equipment and techniques similar to surfboarding.

    3. True or false?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

  • 1. True or false? A large statue of Juan Bautista de Anza is the centerpiece of a vista park offering panoramic views of San Diego’s harbor and skyline.

    2. True or false? The statue of Thomas Jefferson in the Thomas Jefferson Memorial is the largest bronze statue in the world.

    3. True or false?

Friday, July 17th, 2009

  • An heirloom of the Cold War, Minuteman Missile National Historic Park is a place that both amazes and chills you. It's amazing in the sheer size of the underground missile silos. It chills you with the sheer thought of what those silos were poised to do.

    As the National Park Service puts it:

    The Cold War lives on at Minuteman Missile NHS!

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

  • OK, this is probably too easy, but the image was just too unique not to get it into the Traveler in some fashion.

    Correctly answer where in the National Park System this can be found -- extra points for the specific location -- and we'll spot you two correct answers on Professor Bob's next quiz.

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