The object of the Eureka puzzle is to remove the brass ring. As usual with Fleb's videos, there's a pause in the video if you don't want to see the solution.
Here's a fun party trick. Hand your guests six long steel nails. Then show them a wooden dowel, about the same in length and diameter as the nails, which is standing securely on a base. (Obviously you'll have to prepare that ahead of time.) Now ask your guests if they can balance all six nails… READ THE REST
Some times ago I posted about Perplex City, an all-but-forgotten treasure-hunt/puzzle game and the mysterious man in a photograph who still haunted the last obsessive players, stuck on the game long after its creators moved on. Will Coldwell narrates how it all came to a close: A mystery cube, a secret identity, and a puzzle… READ THE REST
Rubik's Connected Cube [Amazon] is a Rubik's cube with the internet in it, so that it may connect to an app on your phone which provides tips, "lessons", and the solution. Gizmodo's Andrew Liszewski reviewed it. He's OK with it, but not the $60 price tag. It takes about an hour to work through all… READ THE REST
We're currently at the forefront of a gaming console revolution. Video games are becoming more advanced, more interactive, more lifelike, and more community-based than ever before. Additionally, the consoles themselves are becoming so much more than just for games. They're designed to be your all-in-one home entertainment unit. Leading the charge into the new generation… READ THE REST
Whether you love to sketch figures now and then or can't do much more than "paint by numbers," there's no denying the therapeutic effect drawing and creating art has on your mind and soul. But if you're looking to take your drawing skills up a few pegs, whether it's for fun or to strengthen your… READ THE REST
Why do some people experience incredible sleep while others suffer? The Allergy Institute has answers, noting that allergies are triggered by nasal congestion. It's harder to breathe when you're congested, which is why many people either wake up frequently or feel as if they aren't fully rested. Eliminating those nasty allergens is an easy way… READ THE REST