Makes But **Doesn't** Use

Someone makes it, but has no need of it.
Someone buys it, but has no use for it.
Someone uses it, but can neither see nor feel it.
What is it?

The Cop and the Truck Driver

A truck driver is going the opposite direction to the other traffic on a one-way street. A police officer sees him but **doesn't** stop him. Why **doesn't** the police officer stop him?

Which Word **Doesn't** Fit?

Which of the following words don't belong in the group and why? CORSET, COSTER, SECTOR, ESCORT, COURTS

The Poisoned Dinner

Two girls ate dinner together. They both ordered iced tea.
One girl drank them very fast and finished 5 of them while the second girl finished just one.
The girl who drank one died while the other survived.
All the **drinks** were poisoned.
How did the girl who drank the most survive?

Einstein's Riddle: The Pet Fish

There are five houses in a row. Each house is painted a different color and has a person of a different nationality living in it. Each person **drinks** a different beverage, smokes a different type of cigar, and owns a different animal as a pet.
Using these 15 clues, which person owns the pet fish?
The Brit lives in the red house.
The Swede has a pet dog.
The Dane **drinks** tea.
The green house is directly to the left of the white house.
The person in the green house **drinks** coffee.
The person who smokes Pall Mall has a pet bird.
The person in the yellow house smokes Dunhill cigars.
The person in the center house **drinks** milk.
The Norwegian lives in the first house.
The person who smokes Blends lives next to the person with the pet cat.
The person with the pet horse lives next to the one who smokes Dunhill.
The person who smokes BlueMaster **drinks** beer.
The German smokes Prince.
The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
The person who smokes Blends has a neighbor who **drinks** water.

The Math Lessons

Ben has math lessons 4 times a week. If he has math 8:00 Monday, 9:20 on Tuesday, 10:40 on Wednesday, and 1:20 on Friday, when does Ben have math on Thursday?

The 15 Minutes Recipe

A recipe requires 15 minutes to cook. You have a 7 minutes hourglass and an 11 minutes hourglass with you. How will you measure 15 minutes using them?

Three Daughters and Three Clues

A man has three daughters. A second, intelligent man, asked him the ages of his daughters. The first man told him that the product of their ages (them all multiplied together,) was 36. After thinking the second man was unable to find the answer and asked for another clue. The first man replies the sum of their ages is equal to his house door number. Still the second man was unable to answer and asked for another clue. The first man told him that his youngest daughter had blue eyes, and suddenly second man gave the correct answer. What were the ages of the first man's 3 children?

5 Pirates Find Gold

5 pirates are parting ways after finding a treasure of 100 pieces of gold. The pirates decide to split it based on a vote. Each pirate, from oldest to youngest, gets to propose a plan on how to split the gold.
If at least 50 percent of the other remaining pirates agree on the plan, that is how they will split the gold. If less than 50 percent of the pirates agree, the pirate who came up with the plan will be thrown overboard. Each pirate is smart, greedy, and wants to throw as many others overboard as possible without reducing the amount of gold they get.
What plan can the first (oldest) pirate propose to live and get as much gold as possible?

An Egg to a Friend

Mike has some chickens that have been laying him plenty of eggs. He wants to give away his eggs to several of his friends, but he wants to give them all the same number of eggs. He figures out that he needs to give 7 of his friends eggs for them to get the same amount, otherwise there is 1 extra egg left.
What is the least number of eggs he needs for this to be true?

The Cheating Husbands

In an apartment complex in New York there are one hundred married couples. When one of the husbands cheats on his wife with one of the other wives, his wife has no idea. With the large amount of gossip in the complex, all of the other wives know he is cheating. If a wife finds out that her husband is cheating on her, she kills him the following morning. Someone anonymously sends an email to all of the wives in the building saying that at least 1 man is cheating on his wife in the building.
How many husbands will be killed and how long will it take?

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