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  • Today's Daily Trivia Quiz (Sep 02, 2014)

    Braingle's Trivia Quizzes
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Kings, Queens, and Dictators II Throughout history, there have been many notable kings, queens, and dictators. See if you can match up the clues with the person they describe. Take the Quiz at Braingle.com
  • Monday Trivia

    Ray's Question of the Day
    Ray Hamel
    25 Aug 2014 | 5:20 am
    Question for August 25, 2014:What movie was promoted with the tagline "Hell, upside down"? Previous question and answer:What insurance company did Henry Twinkle work for in the 1940 film comedy "The Golden Fleecing"?A: AJAX INSURANCE COMPANY
  • Today's Daily Brain Teaser (Sep 02, 2014)

    Braingle's Teasers
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    First Floor What phrase is this? Left Side...1st Floor...Right Side Left Side...2nd Floor...Right Side Left Side...3rd Floor...Right Side Check Braingle.com for the answer.
  • Vocabulary : Word of the Day : Expatiate

    Braingle's Mentalrobics
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    ex-pa-ti-ate verb :: To wander at large, or without restraint. verb :: To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant. verb :: To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden. "Now, as the business of standing mast-heads, ashore or afloat, is a very ancient and interesting one, let us in some measure expatiate here." --Melville, Herman
  • Split Anagrams 3

    Braingle's Newest Brain Teasers and Riddles
    1 Sep 2014 | 11:00 pm
    You are given a pool of ten 3-letter words. Your job is to use all of the words in the pool to create five pairs of words such that each pair can be anagrammed into a 6-letter word. Example: nod + rug = ground. Pool: act, cub, die, ion, leg, lip, net, ore, per, spy Check Braingle.com for the answer.
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    Braingle's Teasers

  • Today's Daily Brain Teaser (Sep 02, 2014)

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    First Floor What phrase is this? Left Side...1st Floor...Right Side Left Side...2nd Floor...Right Side Left Side...3rd Floor...Right Side Check Braingle.com for the answer.
  • Daily Brain Teaser for Sep 01, 2014

    31 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Three of a Kind 2 Figure out what the trio in each set have in common. As long as each answer is a six-letter plural word, ending in -s. Example: Railroad, wild animal, music CD: TRACKS 1) Hunting dog Compass Scoreboard 2) Dungeon Jewelry store Sequence 3) Fish Sheet music Dieters 4) Municipal parking lot Electric utility Rhythm in verse Check Braingle.com for the answer.
 
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    Braingle's Mentalrobics

  • Vocabulary : Word of the Day : Expatiate

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    ex-pa-ti-ate verb :: To wander at large, or without restraint. verb :: To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant. verb :: To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden. "Now, as the business of standing mast-heads, ashore or afloat, is a very ancient and interesting one, let us in some measure expatiate here." --Melville, Herman
  • Creativity : Children

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Most people would agree that children are generally more creative than adults. Children draw more, ask more questions and come up with interesting ideas. There are two commonly held theories about why we lose our creativity as we age. The first theory is that as we age, we become more and more aware of practical constraints such as gravity or economics. Working within these constraints prevents us from fully utilizing our imaginations. We must suspend our disbelief in order to be mentally playful. The second theory is that our culture socializes creative properties out of people. When we are…
  • Memory : Alzheimer's Prevention II

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Mental exercise is one way to help prevent Alzheimer's. Another means of prevention is to remain physically fit throughout life. All of the organs in the body benefit from being physically fit, including the brain. One Harvard study of more than 18,000 participants found that people who got the most exercise showed less mental decline than those with sedentary lifestyles. Physical exercise increases blood flow to the brain and keeps it working efficiently by stimulating the production of neurotrophins. This is especially true for the hippocampus which is the first area of the brain affected…
 
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    Braingle's Newest Brain Teasers and Riddles

  • Split Anagrams 3

    1 Sep 2014 | 11:00 pm
    You are given a pool of ten 3-letter words. Your job is to use all of the words in the pool to create five pairs of words such that each pair can be anagrammed into a 6-letter word. Example: nod + rug = ground. Pool: act, cub, die, ion, leg, lip, net, ore, per, spy Check Braingle.com for the answer.
  • What's What?

    1 Sep 2014 | 11:00 pm
    If this is this, then what is that? That Check Braingle.com for the answer.
  • Band of Brothers

    31 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    There are seven brothers who are all doing something. Can you figure out what brother number seven is doing? Brother number one is reading a book Brother number two is cooking dinner Brother number three is playing tennis Brother number four is doing a Sudoko puzzle Brother number five is washing clothes Brother number six is planting vegetables in the garden What is brother number seven doing? Check Braingle.com for the answer.
  • No New Digits

    31 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    What 6 digit number when multiplied by either 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 has no new digits which appear? Check Braingle.com for the answer.
  • Rose Garden?

    29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Can you figure this saying out of the weeds that snare it? roges noses rosei rhses toses royes roser reses rosev eoses Check Braingle.com for the answer.
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    Ray's Question of the Day

  • Tuesday Trivia

    Ray Hamel
    2 Sep 2014 | 6:01 am
    Question for September 2, 2014:What was the last of the movies based on Edgar Allan Poe works that Roger Corman produced under the auspices of American-International Pictures? Previous question and answer:What singer claimed that her father was the pool shark Minnesota Fats? A: ETTA JAMES
  • Friday Trivia

    Ray Hamel
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:48 am
    Question for August 29, 2014:What singer claimed that her father was the pool shark Minnesota Fats? Previous question and answer:Who worked on a writer for both "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" and "Saturday Night Live"?A: MASON WILLIAMS
  • Thursday Trivia

    Ray Hamel
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:04 am
    Question for August 28, 2014:Who worked on a writer for both "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" and "Saturday Night Live"?Previous question and answer:What song was a minor hit on Billboard's Pop Singles chart for Tony Bennett a year before it was a major hit on the same chart for Stevie Wonder? A: "FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE"
  • Wednesday Trivia

    Ray Hamel
    27 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    Question for August 27, 2014:What song was a minor hit on Billboard's Pop Singles chart for Tony Bennett a year before it was a major hit on the same chart for Stevie Wonder?Previous question and answer:What movie was promoted with the tagline "Hell, upside down"? A: "THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE" (1972)
  • Monday Trivia

    Ray Hamel
    25 Aug 2014 | 5:20 am
    Question for August 25, 2014:What movie was promoted with the tagline "Hell, upside down"? Previous question and answer:What insurance company did Henry Twinkle work for in the 1940 film comedy "The Golden Fleecing"?A: AJAX INSURANCE COMPANY
 
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    Mental Floss

  • New Evidence Suggests Stonehenge Was Once a Complete Circle

    Rebecca OConnell
    2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Wiltshire's favorite prehistoric monument might have just become a little bit less mysterious.
  • 16 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in September

    Hannah Keyser
    2 Sep 2014 | 3:30 pm
    Summer is (unofficially) over, but don't despair; there's still plenty to celebrate in September—even after Labor Day's long weekend has wrapped. These holidays are all fairly innocuous, but if you do take issue with something said here, just remember: it's Be Kind To Editors and Writers Month.
  • The Secret that Helped an Untrained Runner Win an Ultramarathon

    Lucas Reilly the mag
    2 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Cliff Young was not your typical marathon runner. A scrawny, 61-year-old Australian potato farmer who still lived with his mom, Young didn’t even own a pair of running shoes. So in 1983, when he signed up to compete in one of the world’s most grueling ultramarathons—a weeklong 544-mile footrace from Sydney to Melbourne—people just laughed.
  • 10 Facts About the Extinct Passenger Pigeon

    Erin McCarthy
    2 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    One hundred years ago yesterday, the world’s last passenger pigeon died at Ohio’s Cincinnati Zoo.
  • 10 Words 'The Simpsons' Made Famous

    Roger Cormier
    2 Sep 2014 | 12:32 pm
    For better or worser, 'Simpsons' jokes have changed the way we write and talk.
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    The Business Quiz- TBQ

  • Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2014 Schedule

    thebusinessquiz
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:59 pm
                            For more visit http://tatacrucible.com/corporat/content/schedule_corp2014.html       Other also read:Tata Crucible Quiz
  • OfNoSi Newsletter #2

    thebusinessquiz
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Hello! Welcome to the second edition of Of No Significance, TBQ’s newsletter. Without much ado, straight to the point. Here are some factoids. <Signup for our newsletter here> An 18th Century German, a Physics professor is the man behind standard paper sizes like A4. One of the oldest written records regarding the sqrt(2) aspect ratio for paper sizes is a letter that the physics professor Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (University of Göttingen, Germany, 1742-1799) wrote 1786-10-25 to Johann Beckmann. In it, Lichtenberg explains the practical and aesthetic advantages of the sqrt(2)…
  • OfNoSi Newsletter #1

    thebusinessquiz
    24 May 2014 | 6:46 pm
    Everything below is of no significance. Hello! Welcome to The Business Quiz’s newsletter — somethings that are absolutely of no significance. To subscribe: Go here. Volkart Brothers (of Voltas fame) used to do pepper and coffee business with Cochin, and Tellicherry. Business in Cochin temporarily came to an end after the Markar affair. In 1875 Georg G. Volkart, the son of Salomon Volkart, visited Cochin and decided ‘on doing what should have been done long before’, namely, as Ammann reported, on visiting ‘the Coast-ports and on seeing himself what the…
  • The evolution of the Congress’ election symbol after independence.

    thebusinessquiz
    8 Apr 2014 | 11:32 pm
    Other also read:Tata Crucible QuizIndelible Ink — Eleven Facts Every Indian Should KnowBrand Equity QuizGeneral Elections Quiz #1Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014_Hubli Prelims
  • General Elections Quiz #1

    thebusinessquiz
    8 Apr 2014 | 9:01 pm
    [Mail us your answers: mail@thebusinessquiz.com] Buy TBQ Classic Archives! 3000 questions. Rs. 6000 only. Game? mail@thebusinessquiz.com 1) What was once called by Sukumar Sen as “curious senseless relic of the past”? 2) Sitter. Identify this movie, and why is this a question in this quiz?  3) Among the innovative ideas implemented during the 1951 General Elections were the use of indelible ink, the use of multiple ballot boxes, one for each party — voters were supposed to drop their paper into the ballot box of their choice. Something else was a real stroke of genius — a…
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  • Top 10 Hot Celebrity Leaked Photos

    admin
    1 Sep 2014 | 6:27 pm
    Check out this list of the of the “Top 10 Hottest Leaked Celebrity Photos” and we are sure you’ll enjoy it. The internet usually goes search crazy when a celeb photo leaks, so look no further, click below and leave us a comment.   10. Hayley Williams In 2010, around 600,000 of Hayley Williams’ Twitter followers got a great deal for free when a topless photo of the Paramore singer was posted. It was taken down just in a mere coupl of seconds, with the singer claiming her account got hacked. Shortly after the leaked photo, Williams tweeted, ”Pretty much my day has consisted of…
  • Top 10 Celebrity Sexcapades

    admin
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:15 pm
    Decidedly, Hollywood isn’t short on juic scandals. And whenever one breaks, sex addictions is almost always identified the as the top culprit. Is the latter really a compulsion, or simply a way for unapologetic celebrities caught with their pants down to find sympathy from the public? While the jury is still out on the subject, here are 10 famous whose shocking sexcapades the public won’t soon forget!   10. Russell Brand Russell Brand, the comedian, has a unique way to be a sex addicted. In the UK, he got the title “Shagger of the Year”, and he actually admitted to have sex with…
  • Top 10 Bizarre World Records

    admin
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:55 am
    You may have seen many world records, but what I’ll show you next are sure the most fanciful ones. Here is a list of ten of the most bizarre world records.   10. Largest Airplane Eaten Michel Lotito is big name in the realm of bizarre records and abilities. This French man could chew up all types of indigestible materials, including steel, glass bottles, television, razor blades, light bulbs, and lots of other non-edible stuff. He performed his most famous act in 1990s, when he spent 2 years eating a whole Cessna. He would use a sledgehammer, bolt cutter and acetylene torch to…
  • Top 10 Charismatic Leaders Who Were Gunned Down

    admin
    30 Aug 2014 | 7:45 am
    As the world moved into the modern day, the killing of important people began to become more than a tool in power struggles between rulers themselves and was also used for political symbolism, such as in the propaganda of the deed. Assassinations may be prompted by religious, ideological, political, or military reasons but the end result is targeted killing of a public figure, whom we know well or we love. Each nation would have lost some famous political entity in same way, here is a list that mentions the ten famous political leaders who were well-esteemed and admired by their people and…
  • Top 10 Kid Friendly Pets

    admin
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:57 pm
    Owning a pet can be very fun, and at the same time it helps you build a sense of responsibility. It is never easy choosing the right pet for you. Sometimes, the pet you have chosen is hostile and cannot be trained easily; sometimes, the pet you chose might be good to you and not to other people. This is one of the reasons why you have to choose the friendliest pets for your child. There are many different kinds of animals and insects that you can consider as a pet. When it comes to your children’s safety, it is best that you chose the top 10 friendliest pets available.   10. Guinea…
 
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