Mental Floss 268

The answer to last 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?

A: The last person took the last egg whilst it remained in the carton.

This week’s challenge is:

Q:Two hitch-hikers were waiting for a lift, watching for passing cars. One was facing east toward the mountains, and the other facing west toward the sea. “You’re looking a bit rough this morning”, said one to the other without changing direction. How could they tell?

The answer along with a new challenge, next week.

Have an excellent weekend!

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