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Bill Gates – Co-founder and first Chairman of Microsoft

Bill Gates William Henry Gates III October 28, 1955 Seattle, Washington,  USA Nationality: United States of America Category: Leaders Occupation:  Businessmen, Philanthropists Unique distinction: Co-Founder and Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, Co-Founder...

Benazir Bhutto – The First Woman to Head an Islamic State

Benazir Bhutto (21 June 1953, Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan- 27 December 2007 Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan) (aged 54) Nationality: Pakistan Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first woman...

Laozi – Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Taoism

Laozi Laozi Lao-tse, Laotze, Lao-Tsu,  Laocius (6th century BC -According to Chinese tradition) (4th century BС - Another version) Nationality: China Category: Votaries оf Spirit Occupation: Spiritual teachers, Philosophers Specification: Taoism Unique distinction:...

Confucius – Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Confucianism

Confucius Kong Qiu , Kongzi , Kong Fuzi Kong Fuzi (September 28, 551 B.C. Lu, (now Shandong province) China -  479 B.C. Lu, China) Qufu,...

The spinning girl

What direction is the girl spinning in, clockwise or counter-clockwise?When you check her shadow below, momentarily the spinning direction changes in your mind. You can change...

King Akbar’s Line

One day the Great Akbar drew a line on the floor and asked his sage Birbal to shorten it without touching and wiping out...

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,...

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...

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...

The Relativity of Truth

“What is your age?” asked the judge. “Remember you’re under oath” “I am twenty one years and some months” the woman answered. Really she was an...

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...

Round or square?

This is frequently asked interview puzzle Why is it better to have round manhole covers than square ones?Round covers cannot be dropped or fall down...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

“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...

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...

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...