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Jan2020

Mental Floss 128

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            The answer to last week's Mental Floss challenge, Q: How many string quartets are there is a dozen? A: 12 This week's thinking challenge is: Q: You have two buckets of the same size. If you fill one with small pebbles ... Read More
January 24, 2020Frank Connolly

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Jan2020

Mental Floss 127

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            This week's Mental Floss challenge is, Q: How many string quartets are there is a dozen?   Join us in Melbourne on Feb 27 & 28 and bring a team to solve some of your ... Read More
January 17, 2020Frank Connolly

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Jan2020

Mental Floss 125

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          The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A woman has three daughters who in turn, each have three daughters. If they all get together in one room, how many pairs of Grandmothers and Grand-Daughters are there? A: There are ... Read More
January 3, 2020Frank Connolly

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Dec2019

Mental Floss 124

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              The answer to last week's challenge is Q: What weighs virtually nothing but is impossible to hold for half an hour? A: Your breath. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: A woman has three daughters who in turn, each have three ... Read More
December 27, 2019Frank Connolly

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Dec2019

Mental Floss 123

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            The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A sphere has three, a circle has two, but a point hasn't got any. What? A: Dimension. A point is a place, it has no form. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: What ... Read More
December 20, 2019Frank Connolly

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Dec2019

Mental Floss 122

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            The answer to last week's challenge is Q: What famous expression does this represent?  100S549A3  100F4E621T  0028Y2167 A: SAFETY IN NUMBERS. This week's thinking challenge is: Q: A sphere has three, a circle has two, but a point hasn't got any. ... Read More
December 13, 2019Frank Connolly

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Dec2019
        Click Here to Register!         The best way to improve performance and the bottom line is to improve the way we think.  At a time when the World Economic Forum tells us the ... Read More
December 12, 2019Frank Connolly

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Dec2019

Mental Floss 121

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            The answer to last week's challenge is Q: I bumped into my long-lost Uncle from Ireland in the street. I'd never met him, never seen his picture or even heard a description of him. Yet, I recognised him immediately. How?... Read More
December 6, 2019Frank Connolly

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Apr2019

Mental Floss 86

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          The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A man went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die?... Read More
April 5, 2019Frank Connolly

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Mar2019

Mental Floss 85

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          The answer to last week's challenge is Q: A sundial is said to be the timepiece with the fewest moving parts. What is the timepiece with the most moving parts? A: An hourglass. This week's thinking challenge is ... Q: A ... Read More
March 29, 2019Frank Connolly

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Mar2019

Mental Floss 84

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            The answer to last week's challenge is Q: You are driving your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting: An old lady who looks as if she is ... Read More
March 22, 2019Frank Connolly

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Mar2019

Mental Floss 82

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            The answer to last week's thinking challenge is Q: You have a large box that gets lighter when you put something in it. The more you put in it the lighter it gets. What are you putting in the box? A: ... Read More
March 8, 2019Frank Connolly

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Mar2019

Mental Floss 81

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              The answer to last week's Mental Floss is Q: Three spiders named Mr Eight, Mr. Nine & Mr Ten are crawling on an activity board in a Govt Dept. One spider has 8 legs, one has 9 and the other has ... Read More
March 1, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 80

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        The answer to last week's challenge is Q: Six drinking glasses stand in a row, alternating between full and empty. By handling only one glass, what can you do to end up with the first three glasses full and the second three ... Read More
February 22, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 79

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              The answer to last week's question is. Q: How many hands does the clock of the tower of Big Ben have? A: Eight. Two for each of four faces. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: Six drinking glasses stand in ... Read More
February 15, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 78

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        The answer to last week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: In the diagram above, link all 9 dots using no more than 4 straight lines without lifting the pen off the paper and without tracing the same line. Answer below ...... Read More
February 8, 2019Frank Connolly

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Feb2019

Mental Floss 77

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        The answer to last week's challenge is. Q: HAL 2000 is the name is the name of the famous super-computer featured in the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”. There is a curious relationship between HAL and the computer manufacturing company IBM. Can ... Read More
February 1, 2019Frank Connolly

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Jan2019

Mental Floss 76

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: How many triangles can be found in the diagram? A: 47. This week's thinking challenge is. Q: HAL 2000 is the name is the name of the famous super-computer featured in the movie ... Read More
January 25, 2019Frank Connolly

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Jan2019

Mental Floss 75

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: A lady comes home from shopping. She sees hers husband who had committed suicide in the corner of the room. However she ignores him and eats some Ice-cream why? A: He died a ... Read More
January 18, 2019Frank Connolly

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Jan2019

Mental Floss 74

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          The answer to last week's question is. Q: What word starts with an E and ends with an E and only contains one letter? A: Envelope. This week's lateral thinking challenge is. Q: A lady comes home from shopping. She sees ... Read More
January 11, 2019Frank Connolly