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....
Samurai Warriors

Emperor’s bold decision

At the beginning of our era, the Japanese had a custom: when the military commander passed away, all his servants were buried alive along...

Mystery of the bisected apple

A serial killer invited a prospective victim to her place. She offered her an apple. When she refused, she insisted that they share the apple. So,...

The Parable of Justice and Gold

One day, Emperor Akbar posed a question to his adviser and sage Birbal. He asked him what Birbal would choose if he offered either...
Ошибка выжившего. Творческое решение проблем

Survivorship bias and the flip side of things

During World War II, the Hungarian mathematician Abraham Wald, who worked in the SRG laboratory in New York, considered how to minimize bomber losses...

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...

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...
Goat and Wolf. Riddle

Wolf, Goat, and Cabbage Puzzle

A peasant has to cross a river with а wolf, a goat, and a cabbage. The boat can carry the peasant with only one...

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...