Why can't you light a candle in a spaceship? What books are bad for you? Is nature natural? Every year the Oxford and Cambridge's learned professors pose such curious conundrums to potential students to separate the wheat from the chaff, and the clever from both of them. Deftly exploring the twisting paths your mind can take when you're really made to think , "Do You Think You're Clever?" provides dazzling answers to over 60 of these infamously perplexing problems. John Farndon takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride from philosophy to physics, literature to logarithms considering why the pole vaulting world record will never exceed 6.5m, whether there are too many people in the world, how to reduce crime through architecture, and much more. How would stand up against Oxbridge's sharpist minds? "Do You Think You're Clever" is a sparkling tour amid the heights of intellectual abstract thought. Imbibe slowly and give your neural networks the workout they crave.