Ask a friend to read this sentence slowly: FINISFIED FILES ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS.
Then tell him to count aloud the F's in that sentence. Let him count them only once. How many?
One of average intelligence finds three F's. If you spotted four, you're above average. If you got five, you can turn up your nose at almost anybody. If you caught all six, you're probably a genius, and its a question whether you should spend time taking tests like this.—The Correspondent
Think of a number, then double it. Add 4 and multiply by 5. Add 12 and multiply by 10. Subtract 320. Strike off the last two ciphers and you will again have the original number.
You wouldn't think this is possible, but it works every time! Try it and see for yourself!
Take your house number or box number and double it. Add five. Multiply by 50. Add your age. Add 365. Subtract 615. The last two figures of the total will be your age; the others will be your house or box number, whichever you used in the beginning.
How does Jo Harris win her coffee? As follows: She asks a friend to stand and press his left ankle, left knee, left hip, left shoulder and left cheek against a wall. Then she bets that he can't lift his right leg an inch off the floor.
She wins every time. It can't be done.
Professor Robert Tannenbaum of the University of California stumped all but a few of 100 executives when he wrote "IX" (Roman numerals) on a blackboard during a business management lecture and asked them to "add one more symbol which will transform that into 6." Add an `S'—is that right, Prof?—Daily News Wire Services