From tangrams to cryptograms, exercise your mind with clever puzzles and brainteasers. What new puzzles would you like to try?
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Many puzzles can stump even the smartest players. But which head-scratcher is the hardest in the world?
How Escape Rooms Work
Bring your friends and team up with total strangers to solve your way out of a room full of puzzles. Learn all about escape rooms at HowStuffWorks. See more »
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube
How do you solve a Rubik's Cube? Learn the steps to solve a Rubik's Cube in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »
How Towers of Hanoi Works
Towers of Hanoi is made up of posts and discs that form a pyramid. Learn about the difficult puzzle game Towers of Hanoi. See more »
How 8 Queens Works
The 8 Queens problem will test your puzzle-solving mettle. Learn about the 8 Queens puzzle in this article. See more »
5 Addicting Puzzle Games
Some puzzle games can be addicting. Learn about 5 of the most addicting puzzle games out there. See more »
Solving a Futoshiki Puzzle
All it takes to solve a futoshiki puzzle is a little logic. Find out how to solve a futoshiki puzzle with this quick tutorial. See more »
How 3-D Puzzles Work
3-D puzzles result in three-dimensional, structural objects when solved. Learn how 3-D puzzles work at HowStuffWorks. See more »
How Acrostic Puzzles Work
Acrostic puzzles are word games in which the solutions to different clues reveal a coded message. Learn how acrostic puzzles work at HowStuffWorks. See more »
How Chess Puzzles Work
Chess puzzles are good practice for chess enthusiasts as they solve checkmate scenarios. Learn how Chess puzzles work at HowStuffWorks. See more »
How Cryptograms Work
Cryptograms are puzzles in which the goal is to decode hidden messages. Learn how cryptograms work at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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