Mental Floss 24







The answer to last week’s challenge is. Q: On a clock the large hand and the small hand are exactly placed between 1 and 2. Both hands are in the same position with one atop the other. What time is it?

A: Midday.

This week’s challenge is.

Q: On the table is an egg carton containing 6 eggs. If six people each take one egg, how can it be that one egg is left in the carton?

The answer to this and a new lateral challenge next week …


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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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