Mental Floss 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 bottle?

A: Push the cork into the bottle and then take out the coin.

This week’s thinking challenge is.

Q: How can you build pig pens so that you can put nine pigs in four pens so that each pen has an odd number of pigs?

Tune in next week for the answer along with a new thinking challenge.

 

 

 

Good Luck!

 

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Frank Connolly is the Principal of “Think Quick”, a business that adds value through thinking differently. His work history covers all sectors and includes initiatives that have yielded bottom line benefit in the 10’s of millions of dollars.

Current clients range from Exxon-Mobil to Government Depts within Australia to Global NGO’s.

Much of his working life has been split between Australia, the South Pacific and Asia where he has trained and facilitated Lateral Thinking techniques, and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

Frank believes strongly that if we can improve the way we think, the actions that follow also improve.

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