Clustify - document clustering
 Home  |  Newsletter  |  My Articles  |  My Account  |  Help 

Location: Categories / Entertainment & Leisure / Games / Puzzles & Quizzes

Magazine articles on puzzles, brain teasers, and quizzes.
Old Articles: 1-10 Newer>
August 2004
Charles Purdy
Word Menu 2.2 At $35, Word Menu 2.2 is a practical investment if you work with words or if you're a crossword aficionado. The program is part dictionary and part thesaurus. mark for My Articles
Science News
December 13, 2003
Ivars Peterson
Tricky Crossings Brainteasers that involve ferrying people and their belongings across a river under trying circumstances have been around for centuries. mark for My Articles
Science News
November 22, 2003
Ivars Peterson
Pentomino Battleships The goal of pentomino battleships is to locate the four unoccupied squares of an opponent's hidden grid. Each player, in turn, shoots a volley of four shots aimed at hitting the empty squares. The opponent states how many shots hit which pentomino. mark for My Articles
Science News
March 22, 2003
Ivars Peterson
Chomping to Win Even the simplest of games can pose tough mathematical challenges. One such game is Chomp. It was invented in the early 1970s by David Gale of the University of California, Berkeley, who was also responsible for the board game Bridg-it, and it was later dubbed Chomp by Martin Gardner. mark for My Articles
Science News
February 1, 2003
Ivars Peterson
Sliding-Coin Puzzles Geometric arrangements of coins can serve as the basis for all sorts of puzzles. mark for My Articles
Science News
September 7, 2002
Ivars Peterson
Solving an Ancient African Game Technically, awari is a two-person game of perfect information. Like chess, checkers, and other games in which chance is not involved, it has been of particular interest to researchers in the field of artificial intelligence. mark for My Articles
Sports Illustrated
August 27, 2002
Rick Reilly
First Down and 10 Across A very easy crossword puzzle, with more black squares than Gordie Howe's smile. A semicomatose chimp could do this puzzle. Maybe even Jerry Glanville. All the answers-punch lines refer to the NFL. mark for My Articles
June 1, 2002
Jill Hecht Maxwell
Main Street: Putting It Together Longtime customers are hoarding products from small Vermont specialty manufacturer Stave Puzzles, which go for $95 to $15,000. The biggest-ticket item, a 2,700-piece pastoral scene that comes in five parts, has generated 92 orders so far... mark for My Articles
Science News
March 2, 2002
Ivars Peterson
Scrabble's Random Letters Hasbro's Scrabble Express portable puzzle game skews the distribution of letters towards rare consonants -- and therefore is unfair to the player... mark for My Articles
Science News
March 17, 2001
Subtle Logic, Winning Game So-called Ehrenfeucht games have proved particularly useful for tackling certain aspects of mathematical logic. mark for My Articles
1-10 Newer>    Return to current articles.