Hello my Little Einsteins, I hope you have your thinking caps on. Today’s puzzle is all about windows, which really doesn’t make a difference for a genius like you!
And as always…answers are in the comments.
Imagine that you have a square window, five feet high, set in an opaque wall. That window lets in a certain amount of the available light outside. Simple.
It is possible to modify the window to precisely halve the amount of light that it lets in without changing the type of glass, placing a curtain, filter, or any other sort of obstruction over the window or between the window and the viewer — while still keeping the window square, and five feet high.
Hello dear readers, I hope you put on your puzzle solving hats, because I am back for another Solve it Sunday!
This one might be tricky for those who don’t live with snow in the winter, but you might know the answer anyways.
Here is the riddle, and as always, the solution is in the comments:
You will most likely have noticed that polished floors are considerably more slippery than rough (or fluffy) ones. So should it not follow that smooth ice is more slippery than bumpy ice? If you ever have occasion to pull a sledge, however, you will discover that it moves more easily over uneven ice than over smooth ice. You may also have observed that roughened ice is trickier to walk on than glossy ice.
Hello everyone! I’m back with another post for Solve it Sunday after missing last week.
I hope you enjoy this one. It was a lot of fun talking through it with some friends, seeing if we could find an answer.
Thanks to the work of Copernicus, Galileo, and may others, we know that the day happens because the world rotates on its axis, while the sun remains (apparently) still. But it is not always wise to blindly believe what you are told.
It would be reasonably straightforward to conduct an experiment that would prove that the Earth is revolving on its axis. You wouldn’t even need to leave the Earth’s surface.