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Can you solve "Einstein’s Riddle"? - Dan Van der Vieren

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Before he turned physics upside down, a young Albert Einstein supposedly showed off his genius by devising a complex riddle involving a stolen exotic fish and a long list of suspects. Can you resist tackling a brain teaser written by one of the smartest people in history? Dan Van der Vieren shows how.

Which pair of clues below did not require any logic at all?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Dan Van der Vieren
  • Director Outis
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Composer Dušan Strajnić
  • Sound Designer Marko Ignjatović
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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