A clock has 60 lines on it; one at each minute interval. Everyone knows that the hour and minute hands point to the same line at 12:00. Can you figure out what time it is for these situations?

The hour hand is exactly on one line, and the minute hand is exactly on the NEXT line.

The hour hand is exactly on one line, and the minute hand is exactly on the PREVIOUS line.

This logic puzzle was published in Martin Gardner's column in the Scientific American. You are in a room with no metal objects except for two iron rods. Only one of them is a magnet. How can you identify which one is a magnet?

Eliminate all the days of the week except for one, and to be forthright about it, this day is NOT the day after Sunday or the day before Wednesday. It can't be that Saturday is tomorrow, nor can it be that Saturday was yesterday. It most certainly couldn't be two days before yesterday, and while we're at it, let's eliminate Thursday.