Daily Brain Teasers for Saturday, 21 April 2018
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Find the right combinationThe computer chose a secret code (sequence of 4 digits from 1 to 6). Your goal is to find that code. Black circles indicate the number of hits on the right spot. White circles indicate the number of hits on the wrong spot.
A woman was in bed with her lover when she heard her husband opening the front door.
"Hurry!" she said. "Stand in the corner." She quickly rubbed baby oil all over him and then she dusted him with talcum powder. "Don't move until I tell you to," she whispered. "Just pretend you're a statue."
"What's this honey?" the husband inquired as he entered the room.
"Oh, its just a statue," she replied nonchalantly. "The Smiths bought one for their bedroom. I liked it so much, I got one for us too."
No more was said about the statue, not even later that night when they went to sleep. Around two in the morning the husband got out of bed, went to the kitchen and returned a while later with a sandwich and a glass of milk. "Here," he said to the 'statue', "eat something. I stood like an idiot at the Smith's for three days and nobody offered me so much as a glass of water".
Many things can create one, ...Many things can create one, it can be of any shape or size, it is created for various reasons, and it can shrink or grow with time. What is it?
BustleIn 1857, the first U.S. patent for a bustle was issued to Alexander Douglas (No. 17,082). The design had adjustments so that the size could be increased or decreased. It described the construction of the bustle from elastic material such as strips of whalebone and strips of flexible material such as cloth or corset lacing, attached to the whalebone. "When in use the flexible part adapts itself to the form of the wearer and the elastic strips stand out therefrom." To make "the magnitude of the bustle adjustable at pleasure simply by shortening or lengthening the flexible parts," eyelets were provided at the extremities of the strips threaded in the same manner as corset lacings. By changing the length of the lacing, the wearer could adjust the size of the bustle.«