## Twelve is what remains

A word I know,
Six letters it contains,
Subtract just one,
And twelve is what remains.

Dozens.

A word I know,
Six letters it contains,
Subtract just one,
And twelve is what remains.

Dozens.

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I am as big as you are, but I am weightless. Who am I?

My shadow.

Scientists have proven that cats have more hair on one side than their other side. Some people believe that this is because when cats lay on their side they need insulation from the cold on the floor or ground. Which side of a cat has more hair?

The outside of the cat of course!

How can one talk without saying a single word?

Sms/chat/using hand symbols.

What happened when wheel was invented?

It caused a revolution.

Peter celebrated his birthday on one day, and two days later his older twin brother, Paul, celebrated his birthday. How could this be?

When the mother of the twins went into labour, she was travelling by boat. The older twin, Paul, was born first, barely on March 1st. The boat then crossed a time zone,

Dean Sam and Castiel are three brothers.
Interestingly their current age is prime.
What's more interesting that difference between their ages is also prime.
How old are they?

Sam : 2
Dean : 5
Castiel : 7
Age diff
7 - 2 = '5' is prime
7 - 5 = '2' is prime
5 - 2 = '3' is prime

A man hijacks an aeroplane transporting both passengers and valuable cargo. After taking the cargo, the man demands two parachutes, puts one of them on, and jumps, leaving the other behind. Why did he want two?

If the officials thought he was jumping with a hostage, they would never risk giving him a faulty parachute.

The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers.
How many of these numbers are prime?

None. The sum of numbers from 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) is 45 and therefore can be divisible by 3 and 9.

Using eight eights and addition only, can you make 1000?

888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000

I build up castles.
I tear down mountains.
I make some men blind,
I help others to see.
What am I?

Sand.