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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

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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

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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

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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

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Feb2022

Mental Floss 234

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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

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Feb2022

Mental Floss 233

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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

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Jan2022

Mental Floss 232

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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

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Jan2022

Mental Floss 231

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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

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Jan2022

Mental Floss 229

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_EVEN The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: How do you make the number 7 even without addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division? A: Drop the "S". This week’s challenge is: Q: I am a word of six; my first three letters refer to an automobile; my last ... Read More
January 7, 2022admin

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Dec2021

Mental Floss 228

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What has six faces, but does not wear makeup, has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see? What is it? A: A die (dice). This week’s challenge is: Q: How do you make the number 7 ... Read More
December 31, 2021admin

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Dec2021

Mental Floss 227

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A man is trapped in a room. The room has only two possible exits: two doors. Through the first door there is a room constructed from magnifying glass. The blazing hot sun instantly fries anything ... Read More
December 24, 2021admin

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Dec2021

Mental Floss 226

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Sam, Alex, Charlie, and Jordan are related. One of them is the opposite gender from the other three. Here are some facts: 1. Charlie's only son is either Sam or Alex. 2. Jordan's sister is ... Read More
December 17, 2021admin

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Dec2021

Mental Floss 225

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  The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: When I was walking across a bridge, I saw a boat crowded with people. But there wasn't a single person on the boat. How could this be? A: Everyone on the boat was married! ... Read More
December 10, 2021admin

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Dec2021

Mental Floss 224

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Where can you finish reading several books before you finish even one sentence? A: Prison. You'll have plenty of time to read plenty of books during a prison sentence. This week’s challenge is: Q: ... Read More
December 3, 2021admin

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Nov2021

Mental Floss 223

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What is a living creature that has four legs, eats cat food, and sees equally well on both ends of its body? A: A blind cat. This week’s challenge is: Q: Where can you ... Read More
November 26, 2021admin

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Nov2021

Mental Floss 222

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A man was going about his daily business and accidentally brushed against a rock. Within minutes he had died. How did this happen? A: The man was a deep sea diver and the rock ... Read More
November 19, 2021admin

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Nov2021

Mental Floss 221

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: From the beginning of time right up until the time of writing this post, twelve and only twelve men have achieved this feat. What is it? A: Only twelve men have walked on the ... Read More
November 12, 2021admin

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Nov2021

Mental Floss 220

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Another real life challenge: During the 1930's, how did some Japanese manufacturers overcome the USA's mistrust of goods made in Japan? A: A number of Japanese exporters relocated their factories to a small Japanese ... Read More
November 5, 2021admin