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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 »
Futoshiki Puzzle Quiz
How much do you know about Futoshiki puzzles? Put on your thinking caps and work your way through our Futoshiki puzzle quiz. 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 »
The Ultimate Eye Puzzles Quiz
Eye puzzles were very popular in the 1990s, but they have a surprisingly long history. Test your knowledge of eye puzzles with this quiz. See more »
Quiz: Kakuro Puzzles
Kakuro puzzles are a fun alternative to sudoku and crossword puzzles. Test your knowledge with this kakuro puzzles quiz. See more »
The Ultimate Brain-Knocking Acrostic Puzzle Quiz
Acrostic puzzles are a challenging alternative to crossword puzzles. Test your knowledge with the acrostic puzzles quiz. See more »
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