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Feb2023

Mental Floss 287

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The answer to last week’s challenge is. Q: She died and went to heaven. There were 1000’s of people there, all naked and looking as they had at age 21. She looked around to see if there was anyone she recognised and immediately ... Read More
February 3, 2023admin

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Jan2023

Mental Floss 286

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of the water from the jugs into a barrel, without using any jugs or dividers, and still tell which water came from ... Read More
January 27, 2023admin

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Jan2023
                As people increasingly become politically-polarised and as a result group-think becomes more common, society is losing it's critical thinking capacity. Never has the need for these skills been greater. To assist we have listed 10 key pieces of advice to improve your ... Read More
January 23, 2023Frank Connolly

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Jan2023

Mental Floss 285

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A man is found dead in the Arctic with a pack on his back. How did he die? A: It was a pack of wolves on his back. This week’s challenge is: Q: There ... Read More
January 20, 2023admin

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Jan2023

Mental Floss 284

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: There are ten socks of each of the following colours in a drawer: Blue, Green, Red, Yellow and White, a total of 50 socks. If the socks are randomly distributed in the drawer ... Read More
January 13, 2023admin

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Jan2023

Mental Floss 283

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Why is it against the law for a man living in Queensland to be buried in Victoria? A: It is against the law to bury a person alive. This week’s challenge is: Q: There ... Read More
January 6, 2023admin

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Dec2022

Mental Floss 282

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What is the smallest number of people you need to assemble two Uncles and two Nephews in the same place? A: Two. If two men marry each other’s mothers, they automatically become half-brothers. So, ... Read More
December 30, 2022admin

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Dec2022

Mental Floss 281

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Before Mt Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world? A: Mount Everest. This week’s challenge is: Q: What is the smallest number of people you need to assemble two Uncles ... Read More
December 23, 2022admin

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Dec2022

Mental Floss 280

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: If you are walking forwards, but traveling backwards and the only motion is being provided by you (i.e. not on a train or in a river, etc) where are you? A: On a log, ... Read More
December 16, 2022admin

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Dec2022

Mental Floss 279

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A footballer bets you that they can kick a ball a certain distance, have it stop and then come directly back to him without anything or anyone else touching the ball. Can he do it ... Read More
December 9, 2022admin

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Dec2022

Mental Floss 278

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: At a family reunion one man went up to another. “Father”! “Grandad”? replied the other. Neither was mistaken. Please explain … A: The Grandson was a Priest. This week’s challenge is: Q:  A footballer ... Read More
December 2, 2022admin

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Nov2022

Mental Floss 277

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: When you are looking for something, you always find it in the LAST place you look. There is a proven reason for this. What is it? A: It is always the last place you ... Read More
November 25, 2022admin

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Nov2022

Mental Floss 276

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: The Adelaide Coach was addressing his team after the grand final, he pointed to the Captain who had a shocker and hardly touched the ball and said “If only I had 4 players like you ... Read More
November 18, 2022admin

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Nov2022

Mental Floss 275

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: You are inside and half way up a very large building that has no windows or balconies, yet have an incredible view of the city around you. How is this possible? A:  ... Read More
November 11, 2022admin

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Nov2022

Mental Floss 274

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A farmer suddenly comes across an unopened package with a dead body lying only a few away. The farmer immediately knew how the person had died. How? A:  It was a parachutist whose chute ... Read More
November 4, 2022admin

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Oct2022

Mental Floss 273

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: I often go to the police station at night and destroy many finger prints. I do not however consider myself a criminal. Who am I? A:  I am the cleaner. This week’s challenge is:... Read More
October 28, 2022admin

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Oct2022

Mental Floss 272

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: If an average hen’s egg is 5 cms long and weighs 300 grams, and an average peacock’s egg is exactly twice the length and 2.5 times the weight, which one has the greater circumference?... Read More
October 21, 2022admin

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Oct2022

Mental Floss 271

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A woman was being chased through the jungle by a tribe of head-hunters. She had in her possession two solid gold bars weighing 9 pounds each. She came to a rope bridge she needed to ... Read More
October 14, 2022admin

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Oct2022

Mental Floss 270

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A vinyl record measures 32 cm across. There is a 1 cm margin around the edge and a centre label that measures 10 cm across. There are 30 grooves per/cm. How far does ... Read More
October 7, 2022admin

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Sep2022

Mental Floss 269

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Two hitch-hikers were waiting for a lift, watching for passing cars. One was facing east toward the mountains, and the other facing west toward the sea. “You’re looking a bit rough this morning”, said one ... Read More
September 30, 2022admin