Mental Floss 215

The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: An American, who had never been to any  country other than his own, was standing upon solid ground one day when he saw the great barrier reef with his own eyes. How did he manage this?

A: He was an astronaut standing on the moon, from where the great barrier reef is visible.

This week’s challenge is:

Q: It has often been observed that individuals lost in the desert will set off with the intention of walking in a straight line but will eventually return to somewhere close to their starting point. Why is this?

The answer along with a new challenge, next week.

Have an excellent weekend!

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