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Monday, December 11, 2017
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Three cups puzzle

There are 3 empty teacups on the table. Can you put 10 lumps of sugar in them so that there would be an odd...

Small coin in the bottle

Supposing you put a small coin into an empty bottle and replace the cork on the bottle. How would you get the coin out of...

Fateful creative solution

One unfortunate merchant owed a large sum of money to a moneylender. The old, ugly moneylender proposed that he would forget the debt if he could marry...

Measuring the Great Pyramid

While the famous Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus was in Egypt, he was asked to find out the height of the Great Cheops pyramid. How could...

Passage problem

A car with a container set in the body drives the road that leads under the railway bridge. Just before the bridge the driver...

Director’s creative solution

There was a problem in the one of Paris’ theaters. Women keep their stylish high hats on at the hall. This caused difficulties for...

A cup of tea

A man called to a waiter in a restaurant, "There's a fly in my tea!" The waiter replied, "I will bring you a fresh...

“AHA” and “HAHA” reactions (b)

1. How many apples can you eat if your stomach is empty? 2. How far can a dog run into the forest? 3. What do you...

“AHA and” HAHA” reactions (a)

1. What has two hands and a face, but no arms and legs? 2. What has a neck, but no head? 3. Why did the man...

Ship Ladder Puzzle

A ship is at anchor. Over its side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart. The tide rises at the...

Damage in favor

An absolute failure lived in Las Vegas. He was always losing. Suddenly, he married a beautiful woman - millionaire. They started to visit casino...

A bus stop pick-up riddle

While driving on your way home, you pass by a bus stop and see among the people waiting for the bus, an old lady...

Inventive General

During a momentous battle, a Japanese general decided to attack even though his army was greatly outnumbered. He was confident they would win, but...

The riddle of The Sphinx

The Sphinx lurked outside Thebes in ancient Greece, and demanded passers by answer a riddle: 'Which creature in the morning goes on four legs,...