How many balls?

How many balls? Glenn and Jason each have a collection of cricket balls. Glenn said that if Jason would give him 4 of his balls they would have an equal number; but, if Glenn would give Jason 4 of his balls, Jason would have 3 times as many balls as Glenn.How many...

How can this be?

How can this be? A certain large animal lives happily and thrives here on Earth. One day, every single one of these critters is wiped out by a mysterious disease which affects only this particular animal. There are none left anywhere on earth — they are all...

Who was it?

Who was it? A rich man named Stuart Laidlaw had been counting his money. When he finished, he accidentally left a $1000.00 bill on his desk but when he returned for it a short while later, it was gone. Only two other persons could have seen the bill. One was the cook;...

How far?

How far? You are in an airplane which is flying 500 miles an hour through the air. If you throw a ball above you and it spends five seconds in the air, how far behind you will it land? Click here for the solution It will fall to the same spot from which it was thrown....

How many descendants?

How many descendants? Very few people bother to determine what an amazing potential for overpopulation they have. Let us consider yours. If you and your wife have a meager two children, it would seem you are not adding much to the world. But let’s suppose that...

How many hours?

How many hours? My husband and I can’t seem to get our watches to work properly. His consistently runs one minute per hour fast, and mine runs two minutes per hour slow. This morning we nearly missed a wedding because our watches were an hour apart and we looked...