BRAIN TEASERS
Brain Teasers User Profile

Mihajlo Mihajlo

rank
118
points
63
See full ranking list
short ranking list
116. Mandy Martin 64
117. Hannah Wager 64
118. Mihajlo Mihajlo 63
119. Dolla Gem 63
120. Savanna Rose 62
last 3 solved tasks
How many squares do you see?
Author: Nebojsa Jevtovic (Serbia)
Who is the mysterious person in the picture?

Jacques Cassini

Born 18 Feb 1677; died 16 Apr 1756 at age 79.French astronomer whose direct measurement of the proper motions of the stars (1738) disproved the ancient belief in the unchanging sphere of the stars. He also studied the moons of Jupiter and Saturn and the structure of Saturn's rings. His two major treatises on these subject appeared in 1740: Elements of Astronomy and Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon, Planets, Fixed Stars, and Satellites of Jupiter and Saturn. He also wrote about electricity, barometers, the recoil of firearms, and mirrors. He was the son of astronomer, mathematician and engineer Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712) with whom he made numerous geodesic observations. Eventually, he took over his father's duties as head of the Paris Observatory.«[Different sources give different dates of birth and death. See this note.]

Dilbert's Salary Theorem

Dilbert's "Salary Theorem" states that "Engineers and scientists can never earn as much as business executives and sales people."
This theorem can now be supported by a mathematical equation based on the following two postulates:
As every engineer knows: Power = Work / Time
Since:
Knowledge = Power
Time = Money
Knowledge = Work/Money.
Solving for Money, we get:
Money = Work / Knowledge.
Thus, as Knowledge approaches zero, Money approaches infinity, regardless of the amount of work done.
Conclusion:
The less you know, the more you make.
Jokes of the day - Daily updated jokes. New jokes every day.
Follow Brain Teasers on social networks
This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to help the site properly. Others give us insight into how the site is used and help us to optimize the user experience. See our privacy policy.