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Linked Hearts by The Grabarchuk Family
Linked Hearts  
by The Grabarchuk Family
Two dozen hearts create a tangled picture which hides exactly four pairs of interlinked ones. Can you find these pairs?...
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The Spiral Galaxy Mystery by Serhiy Grabarchuk
The Spiral Galaxy Mystery  
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
The stars that form this unique spiral galaxy are Supernova, Nebula, Red Giant, Protostar, White Dwarf, and Black Dwarf, as shown in the Start position. Stars can move just along the lines of the galaxy. Your star challenge is to move the stars to the Goal position sliding one star at a time, in exactly fifteen single sliding moves...
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Dicey Multiplication by Werner Miller
Dicey Multiplication
by Werner Miller
Here is a novel version of traditional play with numbers. The challenge is to arrange "standard" dice into a pyramidal multiplication with their top faces read out the factors of the multiplication and the front faces read out the correct product...
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Parted Cube by Peter Grabarchuk
Parted Cube
by Peter Grabarchuk
Each of the eight combinations of four unit, 1 x 1 x 1 cubes fits within a transparent, 2 x 2 x 2 cube. Determine which two shapes can make a whole, 2 x 2 x 2 cube when joined together? Keep in mind that unit cubes in each shapes are separate (not joined)...
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Twins by Serhiy Grabarchuk
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Some of the nine shapes make pairs consisting of two exactly identical shapes each. Shapes of each pair are shown from different directions, but never reflected. How many pairs can you recognize? Which shapes make 'em?...
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Hearts & Diamonds by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Hearts & Diamonds
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
A circular plate decorated with hearts and diamonds is made of two parts--a smaller central disk is placed in the middle of a bigger one. There are more hearts than diamonds on the plate. Rotating the central disk counterclockwise, you can make the numbers of the hearts and the diamonds equal. One additional diamond appears! Could you explain this?...
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Holidays Merry-Go-Round by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Holidays Merry-Go-Round
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
Place fifteen balls on the nodes of the star so that they make two words, HAPPY and HOLIDAYS, separated with two asterisks. Sounds easy? Well, there is one rule to be observed: To place a ball, first put it on a vacant node of the star, and then move it to another vacant node along a straight line segment directly connecting them. Happy Puzzling!...
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Halloween Party
Halloween Party
Do you like puzzle nuts which are hard and can tremble you?... Are you ready to give 'em a try?... Click to enter the Party... Like a deep black whirlpool it's absorbing... Trick or Treat?..
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Christmas Circle by Serhiy Grabarchuk, Jr.
Christmas Circle
by Serhiy Grabarchuk, Jr.
The Christmas Circle contains eight different things related to the most peaceful holiday. But a few things were put into wrong places on the Circle. Make the minimum swaps to get the whole holiday composition in the proper order...
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Parted Square by Peter Grabarchuk
Parted Square
by Peter Grabarchuk
A subset of three squares should be chosen from among six holed squares so that they can form a non-transparent square pile. The challenge is trickier than it can look at first glance...
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Double-Cube Snakes by Peter Grabarchuk
Double-Cube Snakes
by Peter Grabarchuk
It's a folding challenge with 3D shapes this time, and you have to determine which of three snake-like folding shapes can form a 1x1x2 block, when folded along the lines...
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Wire Pyramid by Peter Grabarchuk
Wire Pyramid
by Peter Grabarchuk
A skeleton pyramid contains a number of parallelepipeds. Our challenge will test your skill of observation and systematic counting. So your task is to spot and count within this construction all those skeleton parallelepipeds...
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Beads Duo by Peter Grabarchuk
Beads Duo
by Peter Grabarchuk
There are several beads of different sizes placed in one plane. Just two distances between some beads are equal. Your task is to find out these bead pairs. Another test of your visual skill...
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Unfold the Prism by Peter Grabarchuk
Unfold the Prism
by Peter Grabarchuk
This is a visual test of your ability to fold some patterns into a solid without making real models. Eight different patterns are proposed, but just some of them can form a triangular prism when folded along the lines. How many of them can you spot? How long will it take you finding them all?...
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NEWS Guide by Serhiy Grabarchuk, Jr.
NEWS Guide
by Serhiy Grabarchuk, Jr.
Five triangles can be changed into arrows each pointing into one of the eight given directions -- four main and four additional. Your navigational goal is to aim all the five final arrows so that there are the equal numbers of all four main directions...
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Last Updated: February 14, 2013
Posted: February 17, 2011
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