Daily Brain Teasers for Thursday, 14 May 2020
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MAGIC SQUARE: Calculate A+B+CThe aim is to place the some numbers from the list (3, 4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 24, 38, 79, 81) into the empty squares and squares marked with A, B an C. Sum of each row and column should be equal. All the numbers of the magic square must be different. Find values for A, B, and C. Solution is A+B+C.
A magazine reporter is traveling through a rainforest, in search of a fabled cannibalistic tribe. He falls into a trap, goes unconscious and wakes up tied to a stake with a fire burning slowly underneath him.
He cries out for help, and is answered by what is obviously one of the tribesmen, who informs him that he is going to be served as dinner to the leader of the tribe.
"But you don't understand!" he cries, "You can't do this to me! I'm an editor for the New Yorker magazine!"
"Ah," replies the tribesman, "Well soon you will be editor-in-chief!"
Solar airplane patentIn 1963, the first U.S. patent on a "solar airplane vehicle" was issued to Elmer G. Johnson of Fairborn, Ohio (No. 3,089,670).