Welcome back to Brain Candy! Wherein I feed you delicious, wholesome, gluten-free logic. So caffeinate yourselves, get a pen and gorge yourself on a grid puzzle. Today's brain candy is courtesy of Brainden.com and it's kind of involved; I would apologize but I'm not sorry. Extend your screensaver so your boss still thinks you're working.
There is a row of five different color houses. Each house is occupied by a man of different nationality. Each man has a different pet, prefers a different drink, and smokes different brand of cigarettes.
- The Brit lives in the Red house.
- The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
- The Dane drinks tea.
- The Green house is next to the White house, on the left.
- The owner of the Green house drinks coffee.
- The person who smokes Pall Mall rears birds.
- The owner of the Yellow house smokes Dunhill.
- The man living in the centre house drinks milk.
- The Norwegian lives in the first house.
- The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.
- The man who keeps horses lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill.
- The man who smokes Blue Master drinks beer.
- The German smokes Prince.
- The Norwegian lives next to the Blue house.
- The man who smokes Blends has a neighbour who drinks water.
Who has fish at home?
Brainden says that Einstein created this logic puzzle, and predicted that only 2% of people could solve it. To which I would say, Einstein has a very low opinion of people and you are all 2 percenters in my heart.
*Beware of the comments, there be spoilers*