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Nov2017

Mental Floss 15

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: If you put a coin in an empty bottle and insert a cork into the neck of the bottle, how can you remove the coin without taking out the cork or breaking the ... Read More
November 17, 2017Frank Connolly

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Nov2017

Mental Floss 14

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            The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Professor Frink was trekking through a remote jungle when captured by logic-loving cannibals. He was brought before the Chief and told, "You may now speak your last words. If your statement is ... Read More
November 10, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 12

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            The answer to last week's Lateral Thinking challenge was. Q: A man hijacks an aircraft transporting both passengers and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands two parachutes, puts one of them on and then jumps leaving the other behind. ... Read More
October 27, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 11

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        The answer to last week's challenge was. Q: A woman left her flat to go to work. Upon her return at the end of the day she discovered her flat has been broken into. The thieves have taken everything except ... Read More
October 20, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 10

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        The answer to last week's Mental Floss. Q: Arthur goes to the Doctor and asks the Dr to give him an all over check up. He says "I feel extreme pain whenever I prod any part of my body. Each time the ... Read More
October 13, 2017Frank Connolly

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Oct2017

Mental Floss 9

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        The answer to last week's thinking challenge. Q: A woman had two sons who were born on the same hour of the same day of the same year. But they were not twins. How could this be? A: A third child ... Read More
October 6, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 8

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        The answer to last week's lateral thinking challenge. Q: Jason is lying dead. He has a metal bar across his back and some food in front of him. How did he die? A: Jason is a mouse caught in a mouse ... Read More
September 29, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 7

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        The answer to last week's Lateral Thinking challenge. Q: A painter was painting using an ordinary paintbrush. Something startled him, he dropped the brush and it fell on the ceiling, not the floor. How could this be? A: The painter was ... Read More
September 22, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 6

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        The answer to last week's Mental Floss challenge. Q: An Arab Sheikh tells his two sons that they must race their two camels to a distant city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel arrives last will win. ... Read More
September 15, 2017Frank Connolly

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Sep2017

Mental Floss 5

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        Last week's thinking challenge was ... Q: An aircraft crashed and every single person on board died. Yet ... two people do survive. How could this be?  A: The two that survived were married ... Read More
September 8, 2017Frank Connolly