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Jan2021

Mental Floss 177

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: On the first day of school, someone murdered a history teacher. There were four people at the school that the police suspected had done it: the landscaper, a math teacher, a basketball coach, and the ... Read More
January 8, 2021admin

01

Jan2021

Mental Floss 176

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The answer to the last challenge of 2020 is, Q: A Japanese ship was leaving the port and on its way to open sea. The captain went to go oil some parts of the ship and took his ring off so it ... Read More
January 1, 2021admin

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Dec2020

Mental Floss 174

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A dead body lies at the bottom of a multistory building. It looks as though they committed suicide by jumping from one of the floors. When the detective arrives, he goes to the first floor ... Read More
December 18, 2020admin

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Dec2020

Mental Floss 173

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: Kristina and Anthony went out for drinks together. They ordered the same drink. Kristina was really thirsty and finished five in the time it took Anthony to finish one. The drinks were poisoned, but only ... Read More
December 11, 2020admin

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Nov2020

Mental Floss 171

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: Forrest left home running. He ran a ways and then turned left, ran the same distance and turned left again, ran the same distance and turned left again. When he got home, there were two ... Read More
November 27, 2020admin

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Nov2020

Mental Floss 170

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: Fourteen of the kids in the class are girls. Eight of the kids wear blue shirts. Two of the kids are neither girls or wear a blue shirt. If five of the kids are girls ... Read More
November 20, 2020admin

13

Nov2020

Mental Floss 169

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: I am the beginning of sorrow and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me yet I am in the midst of crosses. I am always in risk yet never in danger. ... Read More
November 13, 2020admin

06

Nov2020

Mental Floss 168

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A sundial has the fewest moving parts of any timepiece. Which has the most? A: An hour-glass of course! This week's challenge is: Q: I am the beginning of sorrow and the ... Read More
November 6, 2020admin

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Oct2020

Mental Floss 167

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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 ... Read More
October 30, 2020admin

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Oct2020

Mental Floss 166

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: I left my campsite and hiked south for 3 miles. Then I turned east and hiked for 3 miles. I then turned north and hiked for 3 miles, at which time I came upon a ... Read More
October 23, 2020admin

08

Oct2020

Mental Floss 164

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A father gives his sons 30 bottles. Ten are full of gold dust, 10 are half full of gold dust and ten are empty. The bottles are sealed and the corks must not be removed ... Read More
October 8, 2020admin

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Oct2020

Mental Floss 163

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: An unknown number of left and right handed gloves have been thrown into a large sack. How many gloves will you have to take out of the sack to be absolutely certain that you will ... Read More
October 1, 2020admin

25

Sep2020

Mental Floss 162

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: At the cinema box office, a man gave $100.00 and received 5 tickets in return. No verbal or any other type of communication was exchanged between them. How did the ticket seller know that ... Read More
September 25, 2020admin