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 ...
Gauss. German mathematician

The Story of Young Gauss

In the lesson of arithmetic, the teacher, who decided to do his own business, asked the students to compute the sum of all the...

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...

Vision through the eyes of a child

While сhanging the wheel of his car, a man dropped all four nuts of his fastening in the sewer grid, from where it was...
War elephants

Convert Harm Into Benefit – Timur’s decision

Turco-Mongol commander and conqueror Timur (Tamerlane, 1336-1405), invaded northern India, attacking the Delhi Sultanate. The battle between  Turco-Mongol conqueror and Indian forces took place in...

Measuring Water puzzle

You had an infinite supply of water and a 3 and a 5 - liter bottles You would to measure exactly 4 liters of water. How...

Detective’s find

Once a detective found a pipe, top hat, a scarf, a carrot and five pieces of coal lying together in the middle of a field. What is...

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...

The mystery of frost on the window

A guy was found dead in his study by his friend. The victim’s friend called the police. He told them that when he was walking...

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...

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...

Creative solution to personal problem

A Marine was in the service. One day he received a letter from his girlfriend back home: Dear Ricky, I can no longer continue our relationship....