Knowledge - Brain Games

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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    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 a lot less likely to destroy your home.

    How Many Squares Do You See in This Puzzle?

    How many squares do you see? Hint: There are way more than meets the eye!


    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.


    Can You Spot the Difference in These 10 Pictures?

    Get your eyes ready—these are pretty tricky.


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    Diesel vs. Gasoline: What’s the Difference?

    Increase your IQ at the pump—and make sure you're choosing the right fuel for your car.


    One Snowflake Is Not Like the Others—Can You Spot It?

    Attention, puzzle pros: You've met your match!


    Can You Spot the Wizard in This Wintry Scene?

    Warning: You might need a bit of magic to solve this one.


    Can You Solve the Brain Teaser Elon Musk Asked in Job Interviews?

    We admit, this question definitely stumped us.


    13 Words That Will Help You Solve Almost Any Crossword Puzzle

    Brush up on your crosswordese—those three- to five-letter, vowel-heavy words that frequently fill your puzzle grid.

    14 Tricky Crossword Puzzle Clues That’ll Leave You Stumped

    Ready for a challenge? These prime examples of wordplay and crossword lingo will give your brain a workout.


    Can You Tell What’s Wrong with These Pictures? More Than 1 in 3 People Can’t

    You might be suspicious of a model with zero wrinkles, but you're probably less likely to spot when a dog...


    Fewer Than 1 Percent of People Can Pass This Color Test. Can You?

    Naming the colors in the rainbow is easy, but can you differentiate between the different shades of yellow?


    13 Secrets to Acing Crossword Puzzles

    Here are the tips and tricks to make you an ace crossword puzzle solver. Sit back, put on your thinking...


    The World’s Hardest Maze Only Geniuses Can Solve

    Lose yourself in the most challenging maze: If you can find a way to solve it, you can consider yourself...


    12 Ways You Can Get Smarter in Your Spare Time

    Getting smarter doesn't require a PhD—but it does take time. And since time is at a premium, here are sneaky...



    Can You Pass the World’s Shortest IQ Test? Less Than 20 Percent of People Can.

    These questions even stumped students at Yale and Harvard.

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    Finally! We’ve Uncovered What H&M Really Stands For

    Put your fast fashion IQ to the test.


    How to Turn Old Puzzle Pieces into the Sweetest Valentine’s Day Wreath

    An old, colorful puzzle transforms into the prettiest craft in just three easy steps.


    The Second-Grade Math Problem No One Can Figure Out

    Time to dust off those math textbooks!



    This “Simple” Math Puzzle for Children Has Stumped the Internet. Can You Solve It?

    This math puzzle is not for the faint at heart—or mind.


    Can You Solve the World’s First Crossword Puzzle?

    Up for a challenge? Take a stab at completing the first crossword puzzle ever published.