What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?" is an example of a tricky riddle that plays on contradiction. The answer is "a towel."
While the answer to a riddle can simply be called an answer, the term "solution" is also applicable. Either term is usually acceptable, although the type of riddle helps delineate which word is best for the riddle in question.
You can find answers to riddles at GoodRiddlesNow.com or at BrainDen.com. Both GoodRiddlesNow and BrainDen have many different riddles to look up and see the answers to.
Some riddles about love include: "What makes grown men cry, but humanity would go extinct without it?" and "What causes a sudden increase in heart rate, a loss of memory and overall brain function, but is not a drug?" The answer to both is "love".
Some funny, clean and short riddles are "What has two hands and a face but no body? A clock." and "What's bigger than you, but doesn't weigh anything? Your shadow." Another good riddle is "What do you call a priest that becomes a lawyer? A father in law."
Hard riddles for kids can be found through an online search, including this simple one: What starts with "P," ends with "E" and has thousands of letters in it? The answer: A post office.
BrainDen.com, Funology.com and BrainBashers.com are some good sources for riddles. BrainDen.com and Brainbashers.com feature logic riddles and brainteasers, while Funology.com features riddles for kids. Riddle and joke books, which are widely available at libraries and bookstores, are also good sour
An example of a difficult riddle is, "When is 99 more than 100?" The answer is, "On a microwave," because when 99 is entered on a microwave, the microwave runs for one minute and 39 seconds, but when 100 is entered, it only runs for one minute.
According to Game-Solver.com, the riddle is "What is that which goes with a car, comes with a car, is of no use to a car, and yet the car cannot go without it?" The answer to the riddle is "Noise."
Riddles are statements or questions that rely on double-meanings and word-play as a means to conceal an answer. Stupid riddles typically rely on simplistic logic or puns for answers. One example from the Brain Candy area of the Corsinet website asks, "Why is the longest human nose on record only ele