They called a news station with information on a whale sighting in the desert. Explain.
1. They were of sound mental health. 2. They had uncovered something phenomenal.
Although knowledge of geography and cultures will be of some assistance when solving these puzzles, they are not a necessity. If you don't know much about other states, countries, or planets, just use the lateral thinking process to tackle the puzzle. Ask inventive questions and try to narrow down the possible solutions.