Light and colors can really twist how we perceive things. Looking at the picture, most of us with normal vision will see the block#1 is darker than the block#2. However, they are actually the same exact shade of gray. The dividing horizontal shading and background colors just “incorrectly” accentuates one over the other. What happens […]
Which messaging worked better you think in each of the following situations? And why? Carwash Punchcard: Hotel Towel Reuse:
Every now and then, when my brain is bored, I come up with quizzes (around logic and code). This one’s about logic. Can you solve it? There’s only 1 answer.
Hi again, time for a break 🙂 Fun little quiz, nothing to lose your sleep over because you can solve in a minute or two if you think about it, and it’s NOT a trick question. It has a definitive answer. The problem: If A=2, B = 10, C=30, D=68. what is E? (Assuming A-Z […]
Recently Quora notified me with this question and I thought I’d do the honor of answering it first. So here’s the answer and explanation. Now, how about a different way solving it?
If (x+x+x) = x*x*x and x <>0 (x is not zero) then what’s the value of x? I like this one a lot because x=0 would be an obvious answer and it’s taken away, and then when you plot it, you get 2 correct answers. Let’s see how it’s done… (x+x+x) = x*x*x so, 3x=x^3 […]
Hi again! If you like brain teasers, you’ll love this. You don’t need to be an expert in statistics and probabilities, just curious to appreciate it. Read on. For more fun and interesting stuff, check out else in this blog at http://flyingsalmon.net/blog and click on the Tag Cloud words to jump to specific areas. Cheers.