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Time measurement task

A man has two ropes of varying thickness (Those two ropes are not identical, they aren’t the same density nor the same length nor...
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Nikolai Kurbatov – Russian film director, trailer editor and poet

Nikolai Kurbatov Nikolai Ivanovich Kurbatov (May 16, 1990, Perm, the USSR) Citizenship: Russia Category: Art workers Occupation: Film directors, trailer editors, poets, publicists Unique distinction: The founder of trailer poetics and dialogue...

Vigilant woman

A woman is sitting in her hotel room when there is a knock at the door. She opened the door to see a man...

Funny idea to escape prisons

Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed,...

Resourceful detective

A man murders his wife with a knife in their car. He throws her out of the car being careful not to leave any...

Life-saving decision for the ship and crew

A Navy sailor on the deck of a cruiser noticed an naval mine in the water directly in the path of the ship. With...

Практика чань-буддизма: основные виды медитации

Онтологизация психопрактики в чань-буддизме Сущность и главное отличие чань буддизма от других самостоятельных школ китайского буддизма Хуаянь, и даже Тяньтай, состоит в сознательном отходе от...

Method of focal objects

Method of focal objects (MFO) 1. Authors  American scientist Charles Whiting (1958), predecessor – German psychologist Friedrich Kunze “Method of catalog” (1926), follower Edward de Bono...

Решение летчика в экстремальной ситуации

Летчику гидроплана было необходимо срочно разогнаться по поверхности озера и взлететь. Вдруг вокруг него показались головы десятков крокодилов, которые просто не позволяли самолету  двинуться с...

Глазами ребенка

Меняя колесо своей машины, человек уронил все четыре гайки его крепления в решетку канализационного стока, откуда достать их было невозможно. Он уже решил, что застрял...

Решение маленького Гаусса

На уроке арифметики учитель, решивший заняться своими делами,  задал ученикам задачу - сложить все числа от 1 до 20. В тот же момент Гаусс...

Сущностные черты чаньской живописи

Сердцевинной сущностью чаньского искусства является достижение и передача художником состояния эстетически окрашенного просветления, самобытного чаньского духа и настроения, которое он пробуждал и  лелеял  в...

A Cup of Tea

Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor’s...

The Water Bearer

A water bearer had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole, which he carried across his neck. One of the pots...

“This is good!”

One African King had a close friend with whom he grew up. The friend had a habit of looking at every situation that ever occurred...

The Burning Hut

The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he...

The Two Wolves

An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life... “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible...

Two apples

A lovely little girl was holding two apples with both hands. Her mom came in and softly asked her little daughter with a smile: my...

Everything God does is for the good!

     Once Rabbi Akiva was traveling with a donkey, rooster, and lantern. He came to a village seeking lodging. No one took him in. He...

Secret of Happiness

Paulo Coelho. Story from the Alchemist A merchant sent his son to learn the Secret of Happiness from the wisest of men. The young man wandered...

Donkey in the well

    One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out...