& Magic



MindTrap #34

July 5, 2019

There are six ears of corn in a hollow stump. If a perfectly healthy squirrel carries only three ears out each day, how many days will it take to empty the stump?

Give Up?

MindTrap #33

June 28, 2019

Shadow was an eyewitness when a young man knocked the Queen of England down and severely cut her face. After several questions, Shadow realized the young man was quite drunk. Instead of arresting him, he gave him a stern lecture on public intoxication and let him go. How could Shadow be so lenient in the face of such an offense?

Give Up?

MindTrap #32

June 21, 2019

Under what conditions would a rope be most likely to break?

a. 20 men of equal strength with 10 pulling on each end.

b. 10 of the same men pulling on one end and the other end being fastened to a tree.

c. It makes no difference.

Give Up?