Daily Brain Teasers for Tuesday, 06 November 2018
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What a winning combination?The 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 guy goes to a girl's house for the first time, and she shows him into the living room. She excuses herself to go to the kitchen to make them a few drinks, and as he's standing there alone, he notices a cute little vase on the mantel. He picks it up, and as he's looking at it, she walks back in.
He says "What's this?"
She says, "Oh, my father's ashes are in there."
He says, "Jeez...oooh....I..."
She says, "Yeah, he's too lazy to go to the kitchen to get an ashtray."
Charles Darwin write-in votesIn 2012, Charles Darwin received 4,000 write-in votes from voters in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, protesting the re-election of an anti-science fundamentalist, Paul Broun. The Republican, a medical doctor, ran unopposed in the general election as a U.S. Representative. He sat on the Science, Space and Technology Committee. Yet, on 27 Sep 2012, Broun had expressed his contempt for the true meaning of science research when he called evolution and the Big Bang Theory, “lies straight from the pit of hell,” in a speech to a sportsman's banquet at a Baptist church. Although the votes for Darwin could not count officially, a University of Georgia plant biology professor, Jim Leebens-Mack promoted the write-in campaign to protest the incongruity of an anti-science fundamentalist on such a committee.«