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5 Cool Things About Puzzles

Although Puzzle Day is a bit of  a ways off (January 29th to be exact) every day is puzzle day for some of us. We all know of a family member or friend who is hooked on some sort of puzzle whether it’s crossword, word search or even jigsaw puzzles. So, I thought today’s post would be a cool time to learn some fun facts about puzzles. Here goes!

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For some cool jigsaw puzzles, be sure to check out http://www.jspuzzles.com/

 

  • The world’s first crossword puzzle was published on December 21, 1913 in the New York Times.
  • Jigsaw puzzles were invented by the English mapmaker and geographer John Spilsbury in 1760.
  • The world record for solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle is 5.5 seconds.
Home of the web's best digital solitaire-http://www.digsolitaire.com/

Old school solitaire is cool but the Home of the web’s best digital solitaire can be found at http://www.digsolitaire.com/

  • There are 6,670,903,752,021,072,936,960 possible solutions to sudoku puzzles.
  • Solving puzzles is actually good for you. Recent studies show that solving puzzles and practicing a second language every day can reduce the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, improve cognitive function, and ward off memory loss. Mahjong puzzles rated highest here.

If you’ve been looking for some “supercool” and “wayawesome” puzzles, I suggest you check out the following sites:

JSPUZZLES

DIGSOLITAIRE

LIVE SODOKU

MAHJONG DRAGON

 

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