The Peculiar AccidentScience brain teasers require understanding of the physical or biological world and the laws that govern it.
Mr. Redneck was in a peculiar tea drinking accident that left him unable to suck in any way. (I said it was a peculiar accident.) His jaw was wired shut and both his arms were broken so he couldn't reach his mouth. His wife left him a drink on the table before leaving him all alone to go shopping. He was very thirsty but could not suck fluid through a straw or tip the drink in order to drink it. Then he noticed that his drink was in one of those sealed boxes where only the straw can enter through a small sealed hole. He leaned forward and drank it. Without tipping it or using any special devices (other than the straw) how was he able to get the drink out of the container?
AnswerHe first blew into the straw pressurizing the container. When he stopped the pressure forced his drink out the straw enabling him to drink. As long as the straw is below the air in the container the drink will come out. When the pressure dropped he simply repeated the process until he was done.
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