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Jul2022

Mental Floss 256

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: At a recent birthday party, Jo challenged the formidable intellect of Rupert to cut the birthday cake into the maximum number of pieces possible, using only 4 straight cuts. With little ado Rupert picked up ... Read More
July 1, 2022admin

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Jun2022

Mental Floss 255

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A man hijacks an aircraft transporting both passengers and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands two parachutes, puts one of them on and then jumps leaving the other behind. Why did he ... Read More
June 24, 2022admin

17

Jun2022

Mental Floss 254

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A woman left her flat to go to work. Upon her return at the end of the day she discovered her flat has been broken into. The thieves have taken everything except for 2 x ... Read More
June 17, 2022admin

10

Jun2022

Mental Floss 253

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Arthur goes to the Doctor and asks the Dr to give him an all over check up. He says “I feel extreme pain whenever I prod any part of my body. Each time the pain ... Read More
June 10, 2022admin

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Jun2022

Mental Floss 252

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A woman had two sons who were born at the same hour of the same day of the same year, but they were not twins. How could this be? A: A third child was ... Read More
June 3, 2022admin

27

May2022

Mental Floss 251

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Jason is lying dead with a metal bar across his back and some food in front of him. How did he die? A: Jason is a mouse caught in a mouse trap. This week’s challenge ... Read More
May 27, 2022admin

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May2022

Mental Floss 250

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A painter was painting using an ordinary paintbrush. Something startled him and he dropped the brush and it fell on the ceiling, not the floor. How could this be? A: The painter was painting ... Read More
May 20, 2022admin

13

May2022

Mental Floss 249

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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

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May2022

Mental Floss 248

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Mar2022

Mental Floss 237

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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

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Feb2022

Mental Floss 236

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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

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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