The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A boxer left the ring having just won the World Championship, yet he received no money at all for the win and it all went to his trainer. Why? A: The boxer was ...
September 14, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's thinking challenge was. Q: What is the real reason that 1989 Pennies are worth more than 1982 Pennies? A: Because there are seven more of them. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: A boxer left ...
September 7, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: When asked who a certain photograph was of, the owner replied “Uncles and Brothers I have none, but that man’s Father is my Father’s son”. Who was in the photograph? A: It was ...
August 31, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's lateral challenge is. Q: In which direction is the bus traveling? A: The bus is traveling to the right because the door is hidden on the other side. If the bus was traveling to the left ...
August 24, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: Three coins are placed side by side in a row, touching each other. The leftmost coin (A), the middle coin (B), and the rightmost (C). How can you move A so that it will ...
August 17, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A dead person’s soul comes to a crossroads: one way leads to heaven, the other to hell. There is no road sign to tell the soul which is which. Guards stand at the beginning ...
August 10, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: There are three sealed jars of apples. The first jar contains sour apples, the second contains sweet apples and the third contains a mixture of both. The problem is, the labels on the jars ...
August 3, 2018Frank Connolly
It has always been frustrating how these two words have been ill-defined and interchanged in the workplace. The confusion over their definitions has added to the cynicism with which they are greeted in organisations and acts as a barrier to their ...
August 2, 2018Frank Connolly
According to Edward de Bono, we all run the risk of falling into the “intelligence trap.” It is assumed that intelligence goes hand in hand with thinking. Too often however, intelligent people are in danger of becoming poor thinkers. ...
August 2, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A female cat had three kittens, Mitzi, Pritzi and Kitzi. What is the Mother’s name. A: There was no question posed last week given there was no question mark. For those requiring closure ...
July 27, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: One tenant lives on the first floor of a 15 floor building. The number of tenants living on each successive floor is double that of the previous one. The building has a lift. Which button ...
July 20, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: There are three light switches in a room. You can do what you want with them and then go into the next room where there are three light bulbs. How can you identify the ...
July 13, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q:How can you tie a knot in a piece of string without letting go of either end? A: Pick up the string with both arms folded and then unfold your arms. This week's Mental Floss ...
July 6, 2018Frank Connolly
The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: A woman is alone on a deserted island without any food or water or any prospect of a ship passing by, but she does not fear for her life. Why not? A: The ...
June 29, 2018Frank Connolly