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A Megamind walked one mile South, one mile East, and one mile North,
after which he arrived at the starting point of his trip. Where on
planet Earth could such a trip take place? 


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A Megamind in a boat 
Geometry puzzles 

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27.12.2009 

A Megamind is sitting in a boat at the center of a circular lake of
radius R. On the lake shore, an evil Goblin awaits. Luckily for the
Megamind, the Goblin can only move along the shore. Unfortunately, the
Goblin is 4 times as fast as the Megamind in his boat. The Megamind
can save himself if he gets to the shore and evades meeting with the
Goblin. Can the Megamind save himself? If yes  how? 


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What is the minimal number of straight cuts required to split a 3x3x3
cube into 27 1x1x1 cubes? Pieces can be rearranged arbitrarily between
the cuts. The answer should justify the minimality. 


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Six matches and triangles 2 
Geometry puzzles 

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07.02.2010 

How to make one equilateral and three isosceles (and not equilateral!) triangles using 6 sticks of the same length? Sticks cannot be broken and/or laid over each other and no free ends of the matches may be left. 


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A birthday cake has a form of triangle. Two Megaminds divide as follows: One chooses a point in the triangle, and the other cuts the triangle by a segment passing through this point. The cutter then takes the bigger part. What is the maximal part of the cake guaranteed to be left to the first Megamind? The thickness of the cake is constant. 


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Four toy cars are moving with constant velocities on a flat surface. Their velocities are not parallel, and the cars had started to move a while ago. After a collision, each car continues to move with the same velocity, but it disintegrates after three collisions. Five collisions involving two cars each had already happened, and two toys had disintegrated. What is the fate of the remaining two toys? 


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The telephone cable 2 
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01.01.2010 

The Megamind has a square parcel of land of size 1x1 km. Accidentally, he has found out that the devious Occupants had buried a telephone cable through his land and use it for their devious communications. The cable is buried along a straight line crossing the square land plot. After discovering this, the Megamind got his shovel and... paused to think. What is the shortest trench that the Megamind has to dig to find the cable? The trench may be disconnected. The proof of optimality is not required. 


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Four spheres and a cylinder 
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26.01.2010 

Four spheres and an infinite cylinder are arranged on a plane so that all these solids touch each other and the plane. The cylinder has radius 1cm. Describe the spatial arrangement of these solids and find the radii of all spheres. 


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Divide a parallelogram 
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02.04.2011 

How to divide a parallelogram into 9 isosceles triangles? 


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