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Friday, August 18, 2017

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...

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 number of lumps...

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 his men were filled with...