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Puzzle ID:#4316
Fun:*** (2.68)
Difficulty:*** (2.5)
Category:Science
Submitted By:im_para_noid*****
Corrected By:FreddyPharkas

 

 

 



You are in a teardrop-shaped enclosure made of glass. The enclosure is floating in a vat of warm oil. In the enclosure with you is a fan, a dead bee and a banana. Your captors will set you free if you can make something travel faster than 3,000 miles per hour. The oxygen in the enclosure will last for one day. What should you do to help you escape?


Answer

Make a crack in the glass enclosure. A crack propagates in glass faster than 3,000 miles per hour.
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