The Week Contest
This week’s question: Researchers at Oregon State University have created a new strain of seaweed that has three times the nutritional value of kale and allegedly tastes like bacon when cooked. Please come up with a catchy new name for this super seaweed that will entice even hardened meat lovers to eat their greens.
Last week’s contest: A new poll has found that fear and anxiety about politics is a significant source of stress for most Americans, with nearly 60 percent saying the present day is the “lowest point in our nation’s history that they can remember.” Please come up with a psychological term to describe the current epidemic of political anxiety.
THE WINNER: Post-Trumpatic Stress Disorder Ken Meier, Tonopah, Nev.
SECOND PLACE: Whitehousen by Proxy Syndrome Clare Christiansen, Oak Harbor, Wash.
THIRD PLACE: Democrazy Margaret Weiss, Point Lookout, N.Y.
For runners-up and complete contest rules, please go to theweek.com/contest.
How to enter: Submissions should be emailed to email@example.com. Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, type “Super green” in the subject line. Entries are due by noon, Eastern Time, Tuesday, Dec. 5. Winners will appear on the Puzzle Page next issue and at theweek.com/puzzles on Friday, Dec. 8. In the case of identical or similar entries, the first one received gets credit.
The winner gets a one-year subscription to The Week. ■