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Thursday, August 17, 2017

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 he...

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 the audience and...

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 rate of 8...

“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 every night and...

Passage problem

A heavy vehicle with container goes on the road  passing under a  bridge. Just before the bridge the driver stops and notices that the container can not pass...

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...

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...

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 who is...