Question: Mary was driving home from the countryside. She stopped by a grocery store to get some food. When she walked out of the store, her car was gone. She called the police right away. The police found her car near the bank and held three suspects. Suspect 1: A chubby man with fitness clothes on. Suspect 2: A woman with money in her hand. Suspect 3: A man with dirt on his pants.
Answer: Suspect 3, because the dirt on his pants is from the car. There is a lot of dirt on the countryside.
Question: Your father is a scientist who has invented a red pill which, if eaten with 1 blue pill which he has invented, will grant immortality. The night he invents it, he gives you 2 red and 2 blue pills just in case one of them is lost or substandard. He also warns you that an overdose will cause the opposite effect and kill you instead. You put the pills in your pocket and leave his lab for home. On the way home, you are abducted by aliens who blindfold you and throw you into a singularity. At this point, you remember the pills your father gave you. You take them out (you can move and have enough oxygen in space for a short time), but realize that you can't tell the red pill from the blue pill. Even if you take off your blindfold, you can't see anything due to your proximity to the black hole. Given the circumstances, how do you successfully eat 1 red and 1 blue pill and survive?
Answer: Eat half of each pill.