OK, pour yourself another cup of coffee and prepare to be frustrated. Here are 10 problems and trivia questions from Scot Morris' Games column in Omni magazine. The answers are on Page 8.
1) An electric train heads northeast at 80 miles per hour. The wind is blowing eastward at 20 miles per hour. In what direction will the smoke from the engine point?
2) A subway train is approaching Times Square at 144 inches per second (ips). A man in one subway car is walking forward at 36 ips, relative to the seats. He is eating a foot-long hot dog, which is entering his mouth at the rate of two ips. An ant on the hot dog is running away from the man's mouth at one ips. How fast is the ant approaching Times Square?
3) Punctuate the following sentence so it makes sense: Norman while Louise had had had had had had had had had had had the teacher's approval.