The company that Mr. Lonniman works for just finished a new product. They wanted to promote it across the country. Mr. Lonniman was asked to travel by car to each of the 48 contiguous U.S. states to promote the product. He was told that he could visit each state in whatever order he chose, but [...]
In the early 1960′s, NASA was sending electronic gear into outer space on unmanned missions. They’d already sent a guy into space but they wanted to make sure that if they were going to send people up for longer flights, that they had a chance of surviving. NASA sent this electronic gear up to test [...]
A man goes into an ocean-side restaurant and orders the albatross dish. He takes a single bite when the food arrives, puts down his fork, pulls out a gun, and shoots himself. Why does he do this?
A grandfather is telling his grandson war stories.
“At the end of World War I, I was awarded for my bravery after saving a group of my men,” the grandfather says. “You see, we were fighting in northern France and one of our enemies threw a grenade at us. I managed to pick it up and [...]
Substitute one letter for the first letter in both words in the pairs to make two new words. Insert that new letter into the appropriate blank below the problem to spell a word.
Hidden in each of the following sentences are the numbers 1 to 10 in written out in words (one through ten). How many can you find?
The robins love hiding amongst the smooth reeds.
It’s always worth looking after your friends, even if they’ve
Even heavyweight boxers like using soft tissues when they have a
To avoid the [...]
I really must get a new watch. The one I have loses exactly 20 minutes every hour. It now shows 4:00am and I know that it was correct at midnight, when I last set it. I happen to know that the watch stopped four hours ago, so what is the correct time now?
Imagine you have a block that is very large and a number of logs, 2 feet in circumference. If the block is on the logs and pushed, how far will the block move for each full turn of a log?
Moe, Larry, Joe, Curly and Shemp are five Frenchmen. Moe knows English and Chinese. Larry knows Chinese and Japanese. Joe knows Japanese and German. Curly knows German and English. Shemp knows them all: English, Chinese, Japanese and German. In how many ways can they sit in a row, such that any two neighboring persons will [...]
Viktor the Viking lived in a distant land inhabited by dragons and sea monsters.
The dragon population later became a threat to the kingdom. The King, who married his sister and made her his queen, announced a contest. The warrior who could kill the most dragons from sunrise to sunset of next Sunday would be declared [...]