Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Magic Number

Manu, a king in a long-forgotten land called Lemuria, that flourished prior to recorded history, had a nubile daughter named Lailai he decided to marry off to someone brave and intelligent to ensure his lineage would continue with prosperity. So … Continue reading

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The Economics Problem

In the late afternoon of a sunny day, Jack sat under a spreading, umbrella-like tree on a campus hill studying his economics textbook and pondering on a problem assigned to him. Jack scratched his head and began to yawn and … Continue reading

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The Cereal Boxes

“Mommy, I want my cereal, my Munchy Crunchies,” pleaded Junior at the breakfast table. Mommy placed the cereal box, almond milk and honey in front of Junior. While munching away Junior was avidly reading the promotional text on the back … Continue reading

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Three Dice Cups

Jackson was concentrating on the three cups filled with dice placed in front of him on the table covered with green felt, wondering which to choose. “Some say that the result of any of the cups will be the same, … Continue reading

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