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So you think you’re a whiz kid? Test your genius skills with these fun (and challenging) brain games. Your mind will thank you.

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35 People with Higher IQs Than Einstein

We're going to need another name to be synonymous with "genius."

15 Strategy Board Games You’ll Love (and Where to Get Them)

Play these games to determine if your decisions will lead to victory or vanquishment.



Can You Find the Sleeping Dog in This Video Call Scene?

Cute pets make all video calls better.


99 Brain Games Guaranteed to Boost Your Brain Power

Every month, Reader's Digest publishes a few brain games in the magazine to help you become a genius. See how...

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15 Printable Sudoku Puzzles to Test Your Smarts

These printable sudoku puzzles are three different levels of difficulty. You want to start with the easy ones, but if...


56 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you...

Can You Find Seven Santas Hiding in This Christmas Scene?

In this image, nine festive people are throwing a virtual holiday party. But they have some unexpected companions—several miniature Santa...


Can You Find the One Man Without a Mustache?

That's a whole lot of facial hair.


33 of the Best Tongue Twisters for Kids

Help your kids with language development while having fantastic frolicking finger-licking fun with these tongue twisters.


Can You Spot the Witch Hat Among the Cats?

Ready for a spooky game of hide and seek?

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20 Rebus Puzzles That Are Almost Impossible to Solve

You're going to need a lot of patience and a good eye to solve these tricky rebus puzzles. How fast...


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15 Word Puzzles That Will Leave You Stumped

Only the smartest will get all of these right!


If You Can Answer These Mensa Quiz Questions, You’re Probably a Genius

Here's a fun way to put your IQ through its paces. Try these sample questions!


Can You Find the One Scone That’s Different from the Others?

One of these scones has its fillings arranged in a different order from the others. Finding it might seem easy—but...


Can You Spot the Ring Hiding in the Garden?

This field of carrots and hungry bunnies is no place for a valuable diamond ring!


30 Printable Crossword Puzzles to Test Your Smarts

We've collected a number of the crossword puzzles that Reader's Digest runs in their large print edition every month for...


Can You Find the Cat Hidden in This Photo of Bats?

This puzzle is tricky—the cat looks just like the bats except for one main thing: it doesn't have wings!


Can You Find the Ghost Hidden in This Tricky Photo?

The tiny ghost blends in really well with all of the skeleton skulls. Are your eyes good enough to spot...


Can You Find the One Teddy Bear Without a Bow Tie?

There's one underdressed teddy hiding in this picture. See how long it takes you to spot him!


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How Many States Can You Identify on a Completely Blank Map?

Think you know where most of the U.S. states are located? See if you can still pick them out when...



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The 20 Best Puzzle Toys for Bored Dogs

Banish boredom from your dog's life with these clever puzzle toys. Your pooch will be mentally stimulated, physically active, and...

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14 Brain Games That Will Help You Get Smarter During Self-Quarantine

There's no excuse to let your mind atrophy while self-isolating with these no-brainer exercises.


10 Sudoku Tips That’ll Help You Win

Whether you are ready to learn how to play Sudoku or consider yourself a puzzle master, here are Sudoku tips,...


Jigsaw Champions Reveal How to Solve a Jigsaw Puzzle Fast

Whether you sit down for a 300 or a 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, these strategies will help you complete it quickly.


This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Do a Puzzle

Puzzles can help boost your brainpower—see how your sudoku or crossword puzzle passion helps sharpen your wits.


20 Brainteasing Puzzles for National Puzzle Day 2021

Ready to flex a little brain power? Test your problem-solving capability with these tricky brainteasers for kids and adults.


What Is Practical Intelligence and Can It Be Improved?

If you think IQ is the only measure of intelligence, think again.