Puzzle designer Fleb explains the rules for solving masyu logic puzzles, then solves one, explaining his logic.
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
Before we had access to drones, aerial videography and photography were really left to the professionals, or at least those who could afford the right equipment. But with superior tools, like the Phantom DJI Drone, taking breathtaking shots is completely possible — as long as you know what you're doing, that is. Whether it's content… READ THE REST
If you love drawing and creating characters, today's world is your oyster. That's because animation skills are in high demand in a wide range of industries, including game development, web design, editing, entertainment, and so much more. If working in animation sounds like it could be up your alley but you don't have a portfolio… READ THE REST
Whether you're capturing a memorable trip to the beach or content for your business, a good camera can really take content to the next level. And before you complain that a fancy new camera isn't in your budget these days, there's a must-have model with an even more impressive price tag that definitely deserves your… READ THE REST