A man went to a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone else at the party who drank the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die? Please note that he did not add the poison. Also nothing was added to punch after he left.
Since a person uses about the same amount of energy walking 2 miles as they would running for 2 miles would a person use more energy running for 10 minutes, walking for ten minutes, or the same amount of energy?
Answer: Since a person running for 10 minutes would cover more distance than that same person would walking for 10 minutes, he would use more energy running for 10 minutes.
Lauren and Alice are talking long distance on the phone. Lauren is in an East-Coast US state which borders the Atlantic Ocean and Alice is in a West-Coast state which borders the Pacific Ocean. Lauren asks Alice: 'What time is it?' Alice replies and Lauren says: 'That's really odd. It's the same time here!' How can this be?
Answer: Alice is in Eastern Oregon (in Mountain time) and Lauren is in Western Florida (in Central time). It is the night that daylight-savings time changes back to standard time any time after 1:00 and before 2:00 AM.
A man has to pay a bill of $200 to a doctor. He pays it but he gets so mad that he goes to rob a house. He took every single thing except for $200 in an envelope. Why didn't he take the $200?