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The Science of Imagination
The Science of Imagination
by Shelly Hazard
Renowned scientist Carl Sagan explains the role of imagination, and how important it is to our success with this month's puzzle.
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Singing in the Shower
Singing in the Shower
by Shelly Hazard
Everyone sings in the shower, right? For this month's puzzle, Josh Groban, a popular singer, gives us his take on singing in the shower.
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What Did He Say?
What Did He Say?
by Shelly Hazard
Robert McCloskey is a popular American author and illustrator of children's books, best known for his book, "Make Way for Ducklings". In this month's puzzle, he's proven that the English language can be quite a puzzle all by itself...
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The Benefit of a Positive Attitude
The Benefit of a Positive Attitude (Bonus)
by Shelly Hazard
For our anniversary puzzle this year, Herm Albright shares the benefit of a positive attitude, as he was quoted in Reader's Digest, June 1995.
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Retirement
Retirement
by Shelly Hazard
The wisdom of Confucius has survived for generations because no matter how the world changes, Confucius' words still carry their wisdom. In this month's puzzle, Confucius gives us his sage advice for our success.
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Retirement Activities
Retirement Activities
by Shelly Hazard
Tom Stoppard, the British playwright, shares his thoughts on his skill and imagination with this month's puzzle.
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How to Succeed
How to Succeed
by Shelly Hazard
The wisdom of Confucius has survived for generations because no matter how the world changes, Confucius' words still carry their wisdom. In this month's puzzle, Confucius gives us his sage advice for our success.
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Skill or Imagination
Skill or Imagination
by Shelly Hazard
Tom Stoppard, the British playwright, shares his thoughts on his skill and imagination with this month's puzzle.
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A Baseball Game
A Baseball Game
by Shelly Hazard
So what is a baseball game, really? Earl Wilson, a major league baseball player, provides one possible answer with this month's puzzle.
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Catching a Knuckleball
Catching a Knuckleball
by Shelly Hazard
Fast ball, slow ball, curve ball, knuckleball...there's many different types of pitches a good baseball player can make. Bob Uecker, a major league baseball player, gives us a suggestion for how to best catch a knuckleball with this month's puzzle.
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Add a Little
Add a Little
by Shelly Hazard
The Greek poet, Hesiod, provides a little bit of wisdom in this month's puzzle.
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The Nature of Nature
The Nature of Nature
by Shelly Hazard
English poet and painter of the 18th century, William Blake's work was both expressive and philosophical. This month's puzzle plays tribute to this duality with Blake's words regarding the natural world around us.
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Where Are You Going?
Where Are You Going?
by Shelly Hazard
In Alice in Wonderland, the calico cat gave Alice advice on how to get where she was going, when she reached a fork in the road. Solve this month’s puzzle to learn what advice he gave her.
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Be Yourself!
Be Yourself!
by Shelly Hazard
Lewis Carroll, the beloved author of Alice in Wonderland, has a character tell Alice, “Be what you would seem to be", which of course is very good advice. However, seeing as Alice was in the land of Wonderland, such advice could not be put just so. The character goes on to put such advice much more simply, as you will see when you solve this month’s puzzle. Isn’t that much simpler?
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Defining a Language
Defining a Language
by Shelly Hazard
Language comes in many forms and can be as simple as a few hand signals and sounds. So what defines a language? Here's Carl Sandberg's take on the definition of slang.
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Why We Fail
Why We Fail
by Shelly Hazard
Some fail, some succeed. What is the difference between those failures and successes? Theodore Roosevelt, a past American president, tries to answer this question with this month's quote.
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The Problem with Misfortune
The Problem with Misfortune
by Shelly Hazard
William Shakespeare's works have survived through the generations for the genius of his wit, the wonder of his words, and the power of his observations penned in verse. This month's puzzle shares a bit of his observation regarding the trend of misfortune.
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The Fate of Tattles
The Fate of Tattles
by Shelly Hazard
In this month's puzzle, F. Scott Fitgerald tells us the true place of a tattle-tale.
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Why We Should Be Tolerant
Why We Should Be Tolerant
by Shelly Hazard
While the dictionary definition of tolerance explains what it means to BE tolerant, it does not explain why you might want to exercise your tolerance of others. That explanation is covered quite simply by John Cogley, in this month's puzzle.
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A Legacy of Hope
A Legacy of Hope
by Shelly Hazard
Hope has been with us since the dawn of mankind. In ancient Greek mythology, there is a story about Pandora, who was entrusted with a box containing all of the world's ills. But she is overcome with curiosity and opens it, releasing those ills into the world. However, she closed the box again before hope could escape, thereby ensuring that mankind would always have hope. Ronald Reagan, a past US President, observes how mankind has used hope throughout the generations in this month's puzzle.
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