Pete is a worker on a large ship with hundreds of other men. He is constantly making mistakes, tying ropes the wrong way, steering the ship the wrong way, and making other blunders. One time he accidentally caused the ship to get stuck in a shallow shore, causing thousands of dollars in damage.
However, when Steve, [...]
A man eats dinner, goes up to his bedroom, turns off the lights, and goes to sleep. In the morning, he wakes up and looks outside. Horrified at what he sees, he hurls himself out his window to his death.
Why does he do this?
A train leaves Chicago heading towards Grand Rapids travelling at 174 mph.
Exactly five minutes later, another train leaves Grand Rapids heading towards Chicago, travelling at 215 mph.
Chicago is 180 miles from Grand Rapids, MI.
Which train will be farther from Grand Rapids when they meet?
On a dark night Harold and Michael were sitting together. Harold was watching an old movie while his friend Michael was reading a mystery novel. Suddenly the power went out and Harold decided to go to bed, but strangely Michael kept on reading. There was no artificial light around, but Michael kept on reading. How come?
A man is diagnosed with a rare disease. The doctor prescribed two different kinds of pills and said: “They have to be taken simultaneously at bedtime, every night. Take one from one bottle, and one from the other. It’s the interaction of the two pills that is the key to keeping you alive.”
The man had [...]
How many squares, of any size, can be found on a standard chess board?
How many rectangles, of any size, can be found on a standard chess board? Remember when counting the rectangles, that squares are also rectangles.
There are two rookie baseball players for the Sarasota White Sox, Rodger and Michael, who started the season on opening day and made a wager as to which one would have the best batting average at the end of the season. Well, the last day of the season arrives, and not much is going to [...]
Everyone knows that New Year’s Day follows Christmas Day by a week. For example, when Christmas is on a Monday, which it was a couple of years ago, New Year’s Day will be on a Monday, too, seven days later, right? Here’s the question: What is the most recent year in which Christmas Day and [...]
What starts with an E, ends with an E and usually contains only one letter?
Originally published on April 21, 2010
If someone asks you the question: ‘what are you doing?’ What statement is true no matter where you are?
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