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The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians

The earthquake detector that existed long before we knew what earthquakes really were.

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Mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery

If you happen to have a box of spaghetti in your pantry, try this experiment: Pull out a single spaghetti stick and hold it at both ends. Now bend it until it breaks. How many fragments did you make? If the answer is three or more, pull out another stick

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People are puzzled over what's inside this mysterious red dot

The latest puzzle to sweep the Internet is the hidden picture inside this single red dot.

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A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World

A group of eagle-eyed puzzlers, using digital tools, has uncovered a pattern of copying in the professional crossword-puzzle world that has led to accusations of plagiarism and false identity. Sinc…

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Missing square puzzle

The missing square puzzle is an optical illusion used in mathematics classes to help students reason about geometrical figures.