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Weekly Mind Bender

A family is in distress on an island.
They must come to shore.
They have a rowboat but it can only hold 90 kg.
They cannot swim.

How can they all get across to shore if: 
Dad weighs 85 kg.
Mom weighs 65 kg.
Son weighs 45 kg.
Daughter weighs 40 kg.
Dog weighs 8 kg.

Son and daughter cross.
Daughter gets out, son returns.
Son gets out, mom and dog cross.
Mom and dog get out .
Daughter returns to get son.
Daughter and son cross.
Daughter gets out, son returns to get dad.
Son gets out, dad crosses.
Daughter returns to get son.
Son and daughter cross.

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Weekly Mind Bender

Find 2 rhyming words to complete the answers here…

1. Household hair tool
2. Impoverished shop
3. King Bozo’z head gear
4. Just purchased loafer
5. How come tears
6. King rodents
7. Just purchased church seat
8. Ice demand payment
9. Colorless escargot
10. In-line fence door

1. Home Comb
2. Poor Store
3. Clown Crown
4. New Shoe
5. Why Cry
6. Nice Mice
7. New Pew
8. Frost Cost
9. Pale Snail
10. Straight Gate

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Weekly Mind Bender

In a school, three rings of a bell indicate recess time. Most of the students try to get from their classroom to the schoolyard before the third ring of the bell.  There is a ten-second interval between each ring.

If two seconds are used to store their books, how much time is available to reach the schoolyard before the third bell rings?

18 seconds