The Two Hourglasses

You have only two hourglasses. The first one times exactly 7 minutes, the other times exactly 11 minutes.

Using just these two hourglasses and nothing else, how would you accurately time 15 minutes?

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You have only two hourglasses. The first one times exactly 7 minutes, the other times exactly 11 minutes.

Using just these two hourglasses and nothing else, how would you accurately time 15 minutes?

The Greatest Pharaoh

The Pharaoh asked: “Who is the greatest of the gods of all time?”

Horus said: “I am not”.
Isis said: “Anubis is”.
Anubis said: “Isis is lying”.

Only one god is telling the truth, the other two are lying.

Who is the greatest?

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The Pharaoh asked: “Who is the greatest of the gods of all time?”

Horus said: “I am not”.
Isis said: “Anubis is”.
Anubis said: “Isis is lying”.

Only one god is telling the truth, the other two are lying.

Who is the greatest?