Puzzle Details

During the recent BrainBashers cipher convention, a binary code contest took place.

The contest consisted of a binary code transmission where the spaces between the letters were missing and there was no punctuation.

Each letter of the alphabet was translated into its binary equivalent based on its position in the alphabet:

a: 1      b: 10     c: 11     d: 100    e: 101
f: 110    g: 111    h: 1000   i: 1001   j: 1010
k: 1011   l: 1100   m: 1101   n: 1110   o: 1111
p: 10000  q: 10001  r: 10010  s: 10011  t: 10100
u: 10101  v: 10110  w: 10111  x: 11000  y: 11001
z: 11010

Can you find 10 countries?

A. 101011000011110
B. 101111110010110011
C. 100001111110011110100
D. 110100101111011101
E. 11100010011100101
F. 1101111110010111111111111
G. 11010111011010011
H. 10100111111101111
I. 1000011110111011
J. 1101111111101111111110010011

A. Japan    = 1010 + 1 + 10000 + 1 + 1110
B. Wales    = 10111 + 1 + 1100 + 101 + 10011
C. Poland   = 10000 + 1111 + 1100 + 1 + 1110 + 100
D. France   = 110 + 10010 + 1 + 1110 + 11 + 101
E. Chile    = 11 + 1000 + 1001 + 1100 + 101
F. Morocco  = 1101 + 1111 + 10010 + 1111 + 11 + 11 + 1111
G. Zambia   = 11010 + 1 + 1101 + 10 + 1001 + 1
H. Tonga    = 10100 + 1111 + 1110 + 111 + 1
I. Panama   = 10000 + 1 + 1110 + 1 + 1101 + 1
J. Mongolia = 1101 + 1111 + 1110 + 111 + 1111 + 1100 + 1001 + 1

Our Favourite Illusions

 Shadow Illusion Are the squares A and B the same colour? Spinning Dancer Which way is the dancer spinning? Impossible Waterfall? Is the water flowing uphill in this impossible waterfall? The Butterfly A colourful butterfly?
 Duck Or Rabbit? Is this a duck or a rabbit? Hidden Faces Can you find his three daughters as well? Blind Spot An amazing demonstration of your blind spot. Impossible Prongs? Impossible prongs?
 What Am I? Can you tell what this is a picture of? Who Turned To? Who is missing? Same Eyes? Are her eyes the same colour? Parallel Cafe Wall Lines? Are the horizontal lines parallel?