Mental Floss 119






The answer to last week’s challenge is. Q: What is very effective at holding water, but is also full of holes?

A: A sponge.

This week’s thinking challenge is:

Q: If aerosol propellants burn when lit, how is it that, when threatened by a snake whilst on a recent trip to the equator, I was unable to use my deodorant as a flame thrower?

The answer along with a new thinking challenge, next week.

Have a great weekend!

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Frank Connolly is the Principal of “Think Quick”, a business that adds value through thinking differently. His work history covers all sectors and includes initiatives that have yielded bottom line benefit in the 10’s of millions of dollars.

Frank has worked across Australia, South East Asia, China, the Middle East and Africa where he has trained and facilitated multiple thinking methods and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

Frank believes strongly that if we can improve the way we think, the actions that follow also improve.


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