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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Free Printable Crossword Puzzles Online


Research shows that working crossword puzzles on a regular basis can have a powerful effect on how the brain ages. The puzzles are even used to help people recovering from a stroke. Here are five websites for people who like doing crosswords. – New Printable Crossword Puzzle Daily provides a variety of free daily crossword puzzles in both American and British English. This website also provides online crossword puzzles that one can use to compete against other die hard crossword puzzlers. /crosswords – Archive with Thousands of Crossword Puzzles

This website provides a new crossword puzzle every day. In addition, they have links to their previous crossword puzzles, dating back to 2000. They also provide free printable word searches. – Free Printable Crossword Puzzles and a Printable Crossword Puzzle Maker

Once the standard crossword puzzles are made, why not make a few new ones from scratch? Create clues, fill in the answers, and give the puzzle a title. The website will print out a one-of-a-kind puzzle. The crossword puzzle maker is truly a unique crossword puzzle experience. Writing one’s own crossword puzzle offers a unique perspective and an added mental fitness component that simply working a crossword puzzle does not offer. - Free Printable Crossword Puzzles and a Printable Crossword Puzzle Maker is another great site that allows one to work a ready-made crossword puzzles (click on the “user puzzle” or “collection” option on the left). For the extremely creative crossword puzzle enthusiast, they also have a free printable crossword puzzle maker.
If a new puzzle is created, the creator has the ability to name their puzzle, write a description of the puzzle, set the size of the puzzle, choose the language, and several other detailed options. – Nearly 9,000 Free Printable Crossword Puzzles

This website provides seven new free printable crossword puzzles every day. In January 2010, the website boasted of nearly 9,000 puzzles in their database, with new ones being added daily. There are nearly 107,000 words in their database that are included in their many free printable crossword puzzles. The website also states they are in the process of translating their puzzles into French and Spanish.

When has something so fun been so beneficial to the brain? Crossword puzzles bring entertainment for hours and are readily available online. In addition, one can get creative and create a unique puzzle with a crossword puzzle maker.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Which Chest Is Which

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merlin and arthur riddle

One day Arthur came to Merlin and asked him, "Show me how to be a wise and good king." Merlin replied, "If you can pass a series of mental tests, I will teach you".

Merlin then showed Arthur three chests, one was labelled GOLD COINS, the second was labelled SILVER COINS, and the last, GOLD OR SILVER COINS. He stated that all the three labels were all on the wrong chests. Given that one chest contained gold, one silver, and one bronze.

How many chests must Arthur open to deduce which label goes on which chest?

Which Chest Is Which Puzzle Solution

Arthur does not need to open any chests.

Since all labels are on the wrong chests, the chest labelled GOLD OR SILVER COINS cannot contain either gold nor silver, so must contain bronze. Thus the chest labelled GOLD COINS must contain silver coins, and SILVER COINS must contain gold.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Kim Keever Aquarium Art

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Artist Kim Keever creates amazingly real landscapes within a 200-gallon aquarium filled with water. To do this, he uses plastic parts, colorful lights and insoluble pigments. Due to the movement of these pigments in the water, Kim has only a split second to make high-quality photos.