The answer to last week’s Mental Floss challenge, Q: In 1987, a crane collapsed near a business and residential area of Sydney harbour at lunchtime. Nobody noticed or heard a thing however, why not?
A: A bird collapsing is not a particularly noteworthy event.
This week’s thinking challenge is:
Q: Someone has to cut a roll of ribbon into one metre lengths. it takes them 2 secs to measure and cut a length, and the whole roll is 50 metres long. How long will it take them to do it?
The answer along with a new challenge next week ….