Karen from Karen Puzzles needed 28 hours to complete this enormous puzzle with an interesting distinction: rather than a gradient printed as an overlay and then stamped, each piece of these Clemens Habicht puzzles is precision cut and is a solid color. The solid-colored pieces are each slightly different in hue than each neighboring piece. They are so precisely cut that Karen can lift huge completed sections without breaking them.
It took expert puzzle solver Chris Ramsay 4 hours and 45 minutes to solve this $30,000 puzzle by Labsterium. The Paris-based company makes all kinds of handcrafted puzzles, escape rooms, and other delights. The New Yorker had a great profile on Chris a few months ago: Image: YouTube / Chris Ramsay READ THE REST
Here's a fun collab. "Creator of cute" Jerrod Maruyama re-imagined the characters of Pee-wee's Playhouse kawaii style for a new 1000-piece puzzle. It's a limited edition/timed release, created for Comic Con. Pre-order one with a mini print signed by Paul Reubens ($65) or just the puzzle ($25). Sales for both end at 11:59 p.m. on… READ THE REST
NUTCASE is a deceptively simple cast metal puzzle by legendary puzzlemaker Hanayama. If you're not planning to try it yourself, here's how to solve it. READ THE REST
A sharp, reliable knife is one of those tools most folks don't think about carrying around, but there are countless everyday situations where a blade might be useful. You can use it to slice through hard-to-open packages, start fires, clear brush while hiking, cut food during camping trips, and much more. Still, a utility knife can be… READ THE REST
Is there any feeling as satisfying as the one you get after demolishing a tough stain? A clean house is a happy house, but anyone who's only wielded a vacuum cleaner or a broom knows it's surprisingly hard to maintain that aura of cleanliness for more than a moment. All those cleaning supplements can add up; the last element you're… READ THE REST
Everybody likes to add a touch of luxury to their lives, right? The good news is it doesn't have to be expensive to do that. Adding a little luxury to your day can be as easy and affordable as getting amazing bedding for a great price. The Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set offers the same experience as most high-end bedding… READ THE REST