Brainteaser of the day: There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word, a great woman. What is the word?
Brainteaser of the day: How far can a squirrel run into the woods?
Answer: Halfway. After that, he’s running back out of the woods.
Brainteaser of the day: If you have a 7-minute hourglass and an 11-minute hourglass, how can you boil an egg in exactly 15 minutes?
Answer: To boil the egg in exactly 15 minutes, follow these four steps. Start both hourglasses as you start boiling the egg. After the 7-minute hourglass runs out, turn it over to start it again. Four minutes later, when the 11-minute hourglass runs out, turn the 7-minute hourglass again. Wait for the 7-minute hourglass to run out, which will take another four minutes and get you to exactly 15 minutes of boiling time.
Brainteaser of the day: A man describes his daughters, saying, “They are all blonde, but two; all brunette but two; and all redheaded but two.” How many daughters does he have?
Answer: Three. A blonde, a brunette, and a redhead.