Mental Floss 167

The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A man is looking at a photograph of someone. His friend asks who it is. The man replies, “Brothers and sisters, I have none. But that man’s father is my father’s son.” Who was in the photograph?

A: His son.

This week’s challenge is:

Q: A sundial has the fewest moving parts of any timepiece. Which has the most?


Online learning Update ….

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Change is accelerating and the world is shifting in ways previously unimagined. The need to socially distance along with the challenges of time, location and access are generating new challenges unthought of.   According to a recent World Economic Forum report, to be able to cope with this change, the ability to think creatively, think critically and to be able to solve complex issues are in the top 3 skills that workers will require in 2020 and beyond. New thinking is essential.

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The Six Thinking Hats …Revolutionary methods for incorporating diversity of view, critical thinking, creativity and driving a collaborative and parallel mindset.

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The answer to this week’s challenge along with a new challenge, next week.

Have an excellent weekend …

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Comments (2)

  1. James De Vere :

    The sun itself

  2. admin :

    Clever and very lateral!


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