To play off Gertrude Stein's famous quote, a rose is a rose is a magic paper cube. And with this paper folder's guide, you'll learn how to make your very own magic rose cube from paper using the Japanese art of origami. This design by Valerie Vann, and folded by YouTuber Germa ...more

Learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Quartet metal puzzle. Hanayama cast iron puzzles are the perfect solution to being bored. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve this mind boggling Cast Quartet puzzle, which is rated a 6 out of 6 in difficulty by Hanayama. ...more

Erno Rubik's Magic Cube is a puzzle that's been frustrating people since its release in the early seventies. Erno's mystifying three-dimensional puzzle cube consists of 6 faces, 26 cubes and 54 stickers of solid colors (traditionally white, red, blue, orange, green, and yellow ...more

Want to impress your friends by solving a puzzle? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Enigma metal puzzle. This Cast Enigma puzzle from Hanayama provides a difficult solution, and has a 6 out of 6 difficulty rating. Directly from Hanayama: Patent ...more

Learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Vortex metal puzzle. Hanayama cast iron puzzles are the perfect solution to being bored. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve this mind boggling Cast Vortex puzzle, which is rated a 5 out of 6 in difficulty by Hanayama. H ...more

This little brain game is all about engineering a lower center of gravity. The idea has been around forever, but most people still don't know how to do it. Trying to stack nails above the balance point will raise the CG and make the structure unstable. Here's how you can lower ...more

OK, you've beaten everything from the 2X2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6X6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's cube Mirror Blocks cube. It's tricky at first but follow the video and figure it out! Don't forget to check out ...more

It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination. This ...more

Watch this video tutorial from Mike the How-To Guy to learn how to solve a wooden star puzzle brainteaser. Solving one of these wood star puzzles is pretty easy and takes but a second, so watch and learn. It's no Rubik's Cube, but it's worth check out if you're a puzzle lover.

It's time to disassemble your Rubik's puzzle, so how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these puzzles to be solved, but every once in a while it is necessary to take them apart, either for cleaning, lubricating or for replacing game parts. This video tutorial will teach you ho ...more

Learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Devil metal puzzle. Hanayama cast iron puzzles are the perfect solution to being bored. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve this mind boggling Cast Devil puzzle, which is rated a 4 out of 6 in difficulty by Hanayama. Han ...more

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

No need to figure out the 20th puzzle, entitled "The Origin of the Species", in Assassin's Creed 2. Here's the answers! Puzzle wheel: Start by turning the fifth ring right ten times, then turn the fourth ring left twice. Then rotate the third (and first) rings right twice, the ...more

Check out this nifty and fun puzzle using lines, or matchsticks, to change the direction of the swimming fish by moving just three lines or matches. With a bass, or a pike, or trout, or any other fish, you need start out with eight lines or matches. Then ask yourself, "how ca ...more

If you love brain teasers and own the wooden ball puzzle, but haven't been able to solve it, this video is for you. The wooden ball puzzle can be a real challenge, but this how-to walks you through the process, slow and easy to make sure you get it. In addition, this video sho ...more

The Megaminx is a dodecahedron-shaped puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube. It has a total of 50 movable pieces to rearrange, compared to the 20 of the Rubik's cube. This two-part video tutorial will show you how to solve just the last layer of the Megaminx mechanical, colored ...more

This is a solution to the Snake Cube, a puzzle made up of 27 cubes connected on a string through alternating holes in the blocks. There's no sound, so you'll just have to watch, or maybe play some music in the background. Oh, and there's no talking, either.

It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination. This ...more

This is a video puzzle tutorial on how to solve the Right Brain Teaser made by Channel Craft, which some people would call the game device of cruel torture. Channel Craft's Brain Teaser puzzles are crafted from cherry wood, and the ropes, beads and posts create obstacles to k ...more

See how to solve this Snake Cube puzzle from somebody at WorqSmart. Watch slowly, keep your eyes glued to the screen, then blink, and solve it yourself.

Rubik's Cubes are classically frustrating on their own, but what if you want to go that extra mile and make your puzzle impossible to solve? Put it in a jar. Not only will your Rubik's Cube looker cooler, but it will finally stymie your know-it-all friends that come over and ...more

You love the video game Tetris and you love the puzzle Rubik's Cube, then what's stopping you from attacking the Tetris Cube? This video tutorial will help you learn how to solve the Tetris Cube puzzle, from Imagination. The object is to take apart and reassemble the twelve u ...more

OK, you've beaten everything from the 2X2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6X6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's cube Mirror Blocks cube. It's tricky at first but follow the video and figure it out!

The 18th puzzle is called "Synapses". See how to solve it in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Your first clue is to line up 5 with a single tree-looking symbol. The key here is the weird-looking equation on the left, which offers a hint as to the progression of the symbo ...more

Check out this video to learn how to solve the 20-ball pyramid puzzle. There is no sound in this video.

Get all of the info on the 15th puzzle, entitled "Guardians", in Assassin's Creed 2. Puzzle wheel: Seemingly every other ring is linked here, so we’ll cut straight to the chase: Turn the third (and fourth) rings right twice, the fifth (and first) right four times, the fourth ( ...more

Brainteasers can be a lot more than a tease, they can be downright frustrating! If you own the mind bending wooden ball puzzle and are about to toss it in the trash, don't despair, this how-to video takes you step by step through the process to help you put the ball back toget ...more

This is a Runescape Monkey Madness & Treasure Trails super puzzle guide! If you want to learn how to solve the Monkey Madness puzzle, you need to watch this video tutorial. You will also learn how to solve the Treasure Trails puzzle, since the puzzles are identical. After com ...more

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 242nd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create ...more

Learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Loop metal puzzle. Hanayama cast iron puzzles are the perfect solution to being bored. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve this mind boggling Cast Loop puzzle, which is rated a 1 out of 6 in difficulty by Hanayama. Hanay ...more

It's time to disassemble your Rubik's puzzle, so how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these puzzles to be solved, but every once in a while it is necessary to take them apart, either for cleaning, lubricating or for replacing game parts. This video tutorial will teach you ho ...more

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a crossword puzzle grid in the Inkscape software. Perfect if you want to start creating your own crosswords!

Watch and learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Chain metal puzzle in this video tutorial. The Hanayama Cast Chain is a 6 out of 6 for difficulty. Listen to what Hanayama says: There's a whole world of wisdom wrapped up in this Oskar masterpiece. The three pieces can be separa ...more

So, you can solve the Rubik's Cube, good for you, but what about the Square One? Erno Rubik is nothing compared to Karel Hršel and Vojtech Kopský, who invented the Square One puzzle, also called by its full title, "Back to Square One", or its shorter name of "Cube 21". It's sh ...more

Watch this video tutorial to see how to solve the acid cube Square One puzzle. There's a few things you should know before even trying to solve the Square-1 puzzle, which is knowing how to solve the Rubik's Cube. Then you need to know the notation for rotating the Square One, ...more

It's time to disassemble your Rubik's puzzle, so how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these puzzles to be solved, but every once in a while it is necessary to take them apart, either for cleaning, lubricating or for replacing game parts. This video tutorial will teach you ho ...more

This tutorial video will show you how to solve the last two centers on the V-cube 7, the Rubik's Cube style puzzle. These 7x7 V-cubes are difficult to solve, but like most puzzles, become easier to handle with practice. Good luck, V-cubers! Just don't expect to solve this puzz ...more

Have you got wooden balls? That you can't solve? This clear and helpful how-to shows how to solve the classic, brain teaser, wooden ball puzzle once and for all! This puzzle can really be a challenge, which you likely realized moments after you disassembled it and the pieces s ...more

This is the PC video game tutorial walkthrough of the greatest game ever: World of Goo. World of Goo is a physics based puzzle / construction game. The millions of Goo Balls who live in the beautiful World of Goo don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely ...more

Figure out the 10th puzzle, Apollo, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Highlight the lunar lander just down and to the left of the moon. Puzzle wheel: Another linked-ring rotation puzzle. Your job here is to align all the channels; do this by moving the fifth ring to the left six ...more

Figure out the 17th puzzle, entitled "The Bunker", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Here’s a tricky one; your clues are “<” and “2,” and the only advice you’ll get from your handlers is that maybe there’s “something we can count” on the strange symbols. In this case t ...more

The Megaminx is a dodecahedron-shaped puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube. It has a total of 50 movable pieces to rearrange, compared to the 20 of the Rubik's cube. This six-part video tutorial will teach you how to solve the mighty Megaminx puzzle. In order to solve the Megam ...more

Toss aside that Sudoku. Take a stab at the new craze to hit the Times: KenKen. New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz introduces KenKen and gives a brief play-by-play demonstration of this new puzzle craze. In this video, Will Shortz speaks about how he found out about and ...more

Watch and learn how to solve this metal mind puzzle. These metal puzzles never seem to go away. This one is 2 horshoe shaped rings with a connector in the center. Watch as you gently fold the horse shoes to free the ring within.

This is the 12th puzzle, entitled "Titans of Industry", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle 1: The key here is in the “4=1” on the blueprint at the left of the screen. Line up the red 4 over the gray 1 and input the following code: 917240. Image 1: This one’s the opposite ...more

Here is a step by step tutorial video on how to solve the Celtic knot ring puzzle. Put your Celtic knot ring puzzle back together!

Watch this video learn how to solve the heart and handle wire puzzle.

Bored with crosswords and sudoku puzzles? Well, try your hands at a new type of puzzle: KenKen logic puzzles. Invented by Japanese math teacher Tetsuya Miyamoto, KENKEN allows you to test your puzzle acumen and improve your math skills at the same time. KEN-KEN (kenken), KenD ...more

The V-Cube 7 is the grandaddy of all Rubik's Cube style puzzles, and it's on of the hardest puzzles to solve, with its 7x7 sides. If you're having a hard time getting started with the puzzle beast, specifically the 5x5 center, then this video tutorial should help you out. See ...more

See the key to the sixth puzzle "Brothers" in Assassin's Creed 2. This is where things start to get tricky; while the first batch of ring puzzles were simple, these link some of their rings together, so that you can’t move one without moving another. For more info, watch the w ...more

A short demonstration on how to solve the mystery of the baffling wire horseshoe puzzle.

You've solve the 4x4 and 5x5 Rubik's Cube already, now you've gotten a V-Cube 6 puzzle. No problem, if you can solve those Rubiks Cubes, you can solve this 6x6 V-Cube. If you haven't solved any of those puzzles, maybe you need a video tutorial, eh? Well, you're in luck, this f ...more

Bored with crosswords and sudoku puzzles? Well, try your hands at a new type of puzzle: KenKen logic puzzles. Invented by Japanese math teacher Tetsuya Miyamoto, KENKEN allows you to test your puzzle acumen and improve your math skills at the same time. KEN-KEN (kenken), KenD ...more

Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into pieces that can be rearranged into a square? If you think you can, you may have mastered the Pythagorean theorem. Can you figure out how to draw a straight line without a reference edge? If so, you might just be the pioneer of the ...more

Craft projects are a great way to recycle household items and clothes. Learn how to make three recycled crafts, a beach bag, a puzzle and a hat, in this free arts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a recycled beach bag,puzzle & hat. Make a recycled beach bag,puzzle & hat ...more

Find out how to solve the Cast Heart metal puzzle from Hanayama. The Hanayama Cast Heart is the perfect puzzle for your Valentine, and the perfect solution to boredom. Sharpen your mind with this mind boggling puzzle, which rates a 4 out of 8 in difficulty. Hanayama says: Thi ...more

Learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast W-U metal puzzle. Hanayama cast iron puzzles are the perfect solution to being bored. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve this mind boggling Cast W-U puzzle, which is rated a 3 out of 6 in difficulty by Hanayama. Hanayam ...more

When you reach the Fade in Dragon Age 2, you'll happen upon a pair of collections of barrells, each of which is a puzzle you can solve for attribute points. This video will show you the solution for each, earning you 3 shiny new attribute points for their completion and making ...more

Solve sudoku puzzle using the cross hatching, either/or, and pairs technique. If you can use a magic marker, and feel competent enough, then why not try it out? Written explanation at http://www.sailingtexas.com/Sudoku/sudoku.html

If the Rubik's Cube isn't enough of a challenge for you, then take the Pyraminx out for a spin! This two-part video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve the Pyraminx puzzle. This tetrahedron puzzle was made famous by puzzle-maker Uwe Meffert. Learn the algorithms needed ...more