13

May2022

Mental Floss 249

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, 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. The brothers, ... Read More
May 13, 2022admin

06

May2022

Mental Floss 248

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A mountaineer climbs Mt Everest for the very first time. He hires a couple of sherpa guides and heads on up the mountain. Half way up, one of the guides falls into a deep crevasse, ... Read More
May 6, 2022admin

29

Apr2022

Mental Floss 247

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: At the bottom of the sea lies a perfectly preserved vehicle worth tens of millions of dollars. However, no one will attempt to salvage it. Why not? A: Because it is the Lunar Rover ... Read More
April 29, 2022admin

22

Apr2022

Mental Floss 246

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: There is a cabin on the top of a mountain. Inside the cabin are four dead people. All of the cabin doors are locked from the inside. What might have happened? A: The cabin ... Read More
April 22, 2022admin

15

Apr2022

Mental Floss 245

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What 3 Dimensional shapes have exactly two surfaces? A: A solid cone, a solid hemisphere and a Möbius strip. This week’s challenge is: Q: There is a cabin on the top of a mountain. ... Read More
April 15, 2022admin

08

Apr2022

Mental Floss 243

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: If you're 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door. How many moves will it take to reach the door? A: An infinite number.  ... Read More
April 8, 2022admin

01

Apr2022

Mental Floss 241

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What is it that can be found at the centre of gravity? A: The letter V. This week’s challenge is: Q: If you're 8 feet away from a door and with each move you ... Read More
April 1, 2022admin

25

Mar2022

Mental Floss 240

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A riddle this week ... I don't have eyes, but once I did see. Once I had thoughts, but now I'm white and empty. What am I? A: A skull. This week’s challenge is:... Read More
March 25, 2022admin

18

Mar2022

Mental Floss 239

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Which is correct to say, "The yolk of the egg are white," or "The yolk of the egg is white?" A: Neither, because egg yolks are yellow. This week’s challenge is: Q: A riddle ... Read More
March 18, 2022admin

11

Mar2022

Mental Floss 238

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: I can be long, or I can be short. I can be grown, and I can be bought. I can be painted, or left bare. I can be round, or square. What am I?... Read More
March 11, 2022admin

04

Mar2022

Mental Floss 237

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What day would yesterday be if Thursday was four days before the day after tomorrow? A: Friday. This week’s challenge is: Q: I can be long, or I can be short. I can be ... Read More
March 4, 2022admin

25

Feb2022

Mental Floss 236

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What can you hold in your right hand, but not in your left? A: Your left hand. This week’s challenge is: Q: What day would yesterday be if Thursday was four days before the ... Read More
February 25, 2022admin

18

Feb2022

Mental Floss 235

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: There are 2 ducks in front of 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks behind 2 other ducks. There are 2 ducks beside 2 other ducks. How many ducks are there? A: Just four, ... Read More
February 18, 2022admin

11

Feb2022

Mental Floss 234

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Tom and his younger sister were fighting. Their mother was tired of the fighting and decided to punish them by making them stand on the same piece of newspaper in such a way that they ... Read More
February 11, 2022admin

04

Feb2022

Mental Floss 233

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer? A: When you add two hours to eleven o'clock, you get one o'clock. This week’s challenge is: Q: Tom and ... Read More
February 4, 2022admin

28

Jan2022

Mental Floss 232

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: I have a little house in which I live all alone. It has no doors or windows, and if I want to go out I must break through the wall. What am I? A: ... Read More
January 28, 2022admin

21

Jan2022

Mental Floss 231

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4? A: FIVE. Remove the 2 letters F and E from five and you have IV (4 in Roman numerals). This week’s challenge is: Q: ... Read More
January 21, 2022admin

14

Jan2022

Mental Floss 230

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: I am a word of six; my first three letters refer to an automobile; my last three letters refer to a household animal; my first four letters is a fish; my whole is found in ... Read More
January 14, 2022admin

13

Aug2021

Mental Floss 208

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: 100 feet up in the air it can lay with it's back on the ground. What is it? A: A dead centipede. This week’s challenge is: Q: What is it that goes on 4 ... Read More
August 13, 2021admin

06

Aug2021

Mental Floss 207

0  
The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Fabio is guilty of no crime, yet he is surrounded by professional people, one of which hits him until he cries. Why? A: Fabio is a newborn baby and the Dr slaps him to ... Read More
August 6, 2021admin