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October 31, 2007

78 protons

srikanth @ 9:57 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193824654 ) Play

This question was handed in to us by Prasanth. What is going on here?

Cracked by: udupendra , bs , Varun.M , sidsen , vaibhav008 , Biki , alephnull , yaksha , Tathagata Chatterjee , nihit , rajeshvj , C’na and Keerthi.

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October 30, 2007

The holy trinity

srikanth @ 10:01 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193738509 ) Play

I had a bit of extra time today, so here’s a question that may require you to dig deeper than usual. Connect the three magazine covers below.

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udupendra , 2ndratequizzer , alephnull , nihit , prasanth , Tathagata Chatterjee and SidSen have some real good taste.

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October 29, 2007

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devadutta @ 10:30 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193653842 ) Play

1,2 and 3 are few of the many things which have a 4 letter name you would have heard a 1000 times over the past year or so.

What is it? ( and identify 1,2,3)

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Cracked by everyone who tried. Namely, Quehin , SidSen , srichand , jayanth , bs , Atul Mathew , vaibhav008 , Ganesh Prasad , Srivatsa , iamniks , Keerthi Kiran M , rajeshvj , sharath , udupendra , Gammafunction , Madan , shivathilak , Abhishek , Tathagata Chatterjee , prasanth , yaksha and nihit.

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October 28, 2007

Fundamental

srikanth @ 10:27 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193567229 ) Play

Physics dudes rejoice! This question is ideally suited for you. Connect:

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Identify them all for bonus points. Clue: This list is, currently, exhaustive.

Cracked by: Goutham , vaibhav008 , alephnull , Keerthi Kiran M , iamniks , Quehin , prasanth , Tathagata Chatterjee , Gammafunction , 2ndratequizzer and SidSen.

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October 27, 2007

High-School Physical

devadutta @ 9:51 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193478716 ) Play

If you replace the pictures of these dudes with their names in the equation below, you will see a very fundamental physics equation. Identify the equation and name the three. ( if you get the equation, naming them is a piece of cake)

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Cracked by: srikanth , piezocake , Poornima , vaibhav008 , sidsen , bs , sridhar , Atul Mathew , Ganesh Prasad , Gammafunction , Quehin , Shakeel , Goutham , rajeshvj , iamniks , nihit , Prasad and BiGFooT.

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October 26, 2007

Life, what is it but a dream?

srikanth @ 9:26 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193390781 ) Play

Connect everything.

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The answer, ideally, consists of a number, and a bunch of explanations as to why that number makes sense in this context.

Cracked by: sidsen (Take a gander at his meticulously-crafted rant in the answers. It’s worth your time :-) ) , Poornima , Quehin , alephnull and prasanth.

Nope, the answer wasn’t Jabber. The real answer: (more…)


October 25, 2007

d/dx(sin(x)) = cos(x)

devadutta @ 9:55 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193306110 ) Play

Who is he?

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Hints:

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Cracked by: Poornima , Quehin , 2ndratequizzer , alephnull , Keerthi , Gammafunction , Mahesh , Ganesh Prasad , iamniks , Keerthi Kiran M , Abhishek , Varun.M , SidSen , yaksha and  nihit .

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October 24, 2007

There is hope

srikanth @ 10:41 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193222478 ) Play

The fate of an entire civilization depended on this, at one point of time. What is it?

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Cracked by: bs , Prasad , Quehin , MGS, 2ndratequizzer , sridhar , Hari , C’na , Mahesh , rajeshvj , jayanth , iamniks , Swetha , Abhishek , Ganesh Prasad , Poornima , Keerthi , shyam , Goutham , udupendra , Keerthi Kiran M , prasanth , shivathilak , Gammafunction , insufferablejake , bobo , Vinod and Shashank.

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October 23, 2007

The sun is out already?

devadutta @ 9:58 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193133502 ) Play

What happened here?

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and oh, Google did this when the above happened..

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Whoa! 42 Comments! This question has had enough comments to give an Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything !

Bravo!! Poornima , Quehin , bs , rajeshvj , iamniks , Ganesh Prasad , Gammafunction , shyam , Abhishek , Keerthi Kiran M , Madan , alephnull , sharath , shivathilak , prasanth , Preetish , Varun.M , Shakeel , SidSen , uma , asha , yaksha , Vinod , Mahesh , bobo , nihit , jayanth , Shashank , sridhar , srikanth , Kishen , Swetha , Deepshikha , vaibhav008 , Prithvi , Prasad.

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October 22, 2007

The origins of techno?

srikanth @ 10:12 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193047920 ) Play

Identify the instrument being played in this clip:

Cracked by: devadutta , Poornima , Quehin , udupendra , bs , Varun.M , Keerthi , Keerthi Kiran M , iamniks , Mahesh , Gammafunction , alephnull , bobo , shyam , Abhishek and prasanth

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