The answer to last week's challenge is Q: During a visit to a mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director what the criteria is that defines if a patient should be admitted. “Well,” said the Director, “we fill up a bathtub. Then ...
June 14, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: You’re riding a horse. To the right of you is a cliff and in front of you is an elephant moving at the same pace and you can’t overtake it. To the left of ...
June 7, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: It is a well established fact that Chinese men eat more rice that Japanese men. Why is this? A: Because there are so many more of them. This week's challenge is .. Q: ...
May 31, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A blind beggar had a brother who died. What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died? (“Brother” is not the answer.) A: The beggar was the sister of the deceased ...
May 24, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A man wishes to reach the island in the middle of an ornamental lake without getting wet. The island is 20 feet from each edge of the pond (see diagram) and he has two ...
May 17, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge was, Q: Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10. What is the total? A: Four ...
May 10, 2019Frank Connolly
According to the World Economic forum the 3 skills that will be in most demand in the workplace in 2020 will be A) Creative thinking, B) Critical thinking and C) the ability to address ...
May 6, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: What word if pronounced right is wrong and if pronounced wrong is right? A: The word "Wrong". This week's challenge is a slightly different kind ... Q: Take 1000 and add 40 to ...
May 3, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's mental floss challenge is. Q: It is said by some that some things are improved by death. Tell me, what stinks while living but in death smells good? A: A Pig. This week's lateral thinking challenge is ......
April 26, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: I have holes top and bottom, inside and and out but I still hold water. What am I? A: I am a sponge. This week's lateral thinking challenge is ... Q: It is ...
April 19, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A man pushes his car up to a hotel and tells the owner he is bankrupt. What has happened? A: He was playing monopoly. This week's challenge is ... Q: I have holes ...
April 12, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A man went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die?...
April 5, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A sundial is said to be the timepiece with the fewest moving parts. What is the timepiece with the most moving parts? A: An hourglass. This week's thinking challenge is ... Q: A ...
March 29, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: You are driving your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting: An old lady who looks as if she is ...
March 22, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's thinking challenge is Q: You have a large box that gets lighter when you put something in it. The more you put in it the lighter it gets. What are you putting in the box? A: ...
March 8, 2019Frank Connolly
According to the World Economic Forum the skill set required to not only survive, but to thrive in 2020 will be different to what is required now. Three crucial skill areas have worked their way to the top of the list....
March 3, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's Mental Floss is Q: Three spiders named Mr Eight, Mr. Nine & Mr Ten are crawling on an activity board in a Govt Dept. One spider has 8 legs, one has 9 and the other has ...
March 1, 2019Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is Q: Six drinking glasses stand in a row, alternating between full and empty. By handling only one glass, what can you do to end up with the first three glasses full and the second three ...
February 22, 2019Frank Connolly