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Mastering Yourself...
Mastering Yourself...
by Shelly Hazard
Buddha, a wise man and philosopher, points out the benefits of mastering yourself in this month's puzzle.
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Why Men Grow Old...
Why Men Grow Old...
by Shelly Hazard
This month, we have another quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., an American Jurist on the Surpreme Court of the United States during the early 1900s. He retired from the Supreme Court when he was 90 years old, making him the oldest Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. This month, he points out what makes men old.
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Daring to Be Different...
Daring to Be Different...
by Shelly Hazard
Johnny Depp, a well-known American Actor, observes the message that he feels his work makes with this month's puzzle.
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When You've Experienced...
When You've Experienced...
by Shelly Hazard
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was an American Jurist on the Surpreme Court of the United States during the early 1900s. He retired from the Supreme Court when he was 90 years old, making him the oldest Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. This month, he points out the dangers of expanding your experiences.
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When You Laugh With Me...
When You Laugh With Me...
by Shelly Hazard
John Cleese, a popular British actor and comedian, discusses why he feels making people laugh is important in this month's puzzle.
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A Man's Oath
A Man's Oath
by Shelly Hazard
Aeschylus, an ancient Greek playwright, observes the value of a man's oath in this month's puzzle.
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We Think Our Deeds
We Think Our Deeds
by Shelly Hazard
This month's puzzle is taken from the philosophy of Buddhism. It considers the question of how best to live your life and the affect your actions have upon it.
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A Friend Is...
A Friend Is...
by Shelly Hazard
Elbert Hubbard, a 19th century American writer, publisher, and philosopher, identifies the true meaning of a friend in this month's puzzle.
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Cross Fingers
Cross Fingers
by Mobigame
You will need to exercise your brain, imagination and - unique for a puzzle game - your reflexes and dexterity to complete all 720 levels! One of the best puzzle games for your iPhone and iPad.
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KenKen Classic
KenKen Classic
by KenKen Puzzle
The original KenKen® for your iPhone and iPad - the exciting and addictive logic and math puzzle. The goal is to fill a grid with digits so that no digit appears more than once in any row or any column. Invented in 2004 by Japanese math teacher Tetsuya Miyamoto.
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Pictorial
Pictorial
by CloudGears UG
How quickly you can guess what pictures are hidden from you in the night sky full of stars? Can you discover the story behind the dance of snowflakes in the arctic blizzard? Will you be the first to solve the mystery of the pirate's map? This fun and simple iPhone app will help to develop the spatial reasoning skills.
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Logic
Logic
by PopAppFactory
A great educational and teaching aid for your young child. It makes the basic learning of colors and shapes easy on iPad, and it helps them find similar shapes and colors in a challenging yet fun format. As they grow and develop, your child can have fun with pictures, letters and numbers.
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Plexus Puzzles
Plexus Puzzles
by Synaptic Blue LLC
Play this unique picture puzzles on your iPad - with carefully illustrated scenes you'll get a real challenges. The object is to use the various clues to put the pieces together and get a nice mosaic.
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The Impossible is Always Possible
The Impossible is Always Possible
by Shelly Hazard
Robert Heinlein, a well-known author of science fiction novels, makes a statement about the impossibility of everything and how everything is theoretically possible in this month's puzzle. This quotation was taken from his novel "Between Planets", published in 1951.
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What Makes a Successful Person
What Makes a Successful Person
by Shelly Hazard
Vincent Lombardi, an American football coach who helped coach the New York Giants to a league championship in 1956 and later was head coach of the Green Bay Packers, discusses what qualities he believes separate a successful person from those who do not achieve success in this month's puzzle.
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How We Look At Time
How We Look At Time
by Shelly Hazard
The wisdom for this month's puzzle comes from an unusual source - a fictional character. Captain Jean Luc Picard, from Star Trek: The Next Generation, is an experienced starship captain and is presented as an educated scholar and student of history. During a discussion with his first Officer Riker, whom he often calls Number One, Captain Picard discusses his view of time and how we should live our lives.
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Teaching History
Teaching History
by Shelly Hazard
In this month's puzzle, Rudyard Kipling suggests a new way of learning history...and remembering it. Rudyard Kipling was a British author and poet best known for his works of fiction, including "The Jungle Book".
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The Power of Laughter
The Power of Laughter
by Shelly Hazard
Bob Hope, an American actor and comedian, makes an observation about the power of laughter with this month's puzzle.
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Cleaning Up
Cleaning Up
by Shelly Hazard
Cecil Baxter, a former college professor, points out a true perspective of what cleaning up really means in this month's puzzle.
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Activity or Achievement?
Activity or Achievement?
by Shelly Hazard
Mabel Newcomber, a professor of economics, points out the difference between activities and achievements in this month's puzzle.
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The Results of Fear
The Results of Fear
by Shelly Hazard
Lloyd Douglas, an American minister and author, had an interesting way to look at what happens when you're fearful. The New Year tends to make us introspective as we look back at what happened during the past year and turn our eyes towards a new year with new opportunities. So this month's puzzles reflect that introspective feeling.
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The Results of an Unforgiving Nature
The Results of an Unforgiving Nature
by Shelly Hazard
Sarah Miles, a British actress, shares with us her view for how an unforgiving nature can affect our health. The New Year tends to make us introspective as we look back at what happened during the past year and turn our eyes towards a new year with new opportunities. So this month's puzzles reflect that introspective feeling.
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Executive Decisions
Executive Decisions
by Shelly Hazard
What does it take to be an executive? What kind of ability does an executive need to succeed? Author J.G. Pollard expresses his answer to these questions with this month's puzzle.
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What is a Home
What is a Home
by Shelly Hazard
Margaret Fuller, a 19th century journalist and women's rights activist, remarks about what it take to make your house a home in this month's puzzle.
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A Mother's Advice
A Mother's Advice
by Shelly Hazard
Erma Bombeck was an American humorist and newspaper columnist who described suburban homelife, and the role of a housewife, with witty and eloquent strokes. In our bonus anniversary puzzle this month, she observes a truism that every child learns about receiving advice from mother.
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Measuring the Day
Measuring the Day
by Shelly Hazard
How do you measure the worth of a day's work? Robert Louis Stevenson, the Scottish novelist who wrote the still-popular novel "Treasure Island", provides one way of looking at this question with this month's puzzle.
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Answering Machines
Answering Machines
by Shelly Hazard
Steven Wright is an American comedian known for his lethargic, deadpan delivery of his off-the-wall humor. In this month's puzzle, Mr. Wright makes a comment about the role of answering machines in our day-to-day life.
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How to Live
How to Live
by Shelly Hazard
Perspective and the basic ideas that we believe in are the foundations for how we live our lives. This month, Albert Einstein shares insight into how he viewed life and how a person should live.
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How Trivial
How Trivial
by Shelly Hazard
Trivia is described as the collection of little known facts that are of dubious usefulness. Ron Darian, a Hollywood writer and producer, pokes a bit of fun at trivia with this month's puzzle.
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Worry or Work?
Worry or Work?
by Shelly Hazard
A turn-of-the-century New England poet, Robert Frost lived in a time of great changes for American life. While his work is renowned for his depictions of rural New England life, he still had a sense of humor. That humor comes to the fore with this month’s puzzle in his observation about how people worry and work.
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What People Say
What People Say
by Shelly Hazard
Talking is our primary tool for communicating with our fellow people. However it is remarkable sometimes what people decide is worth communicating to their fellow man. Robert Frost, a well-known and respected American poet, makes his observation on what people say with this month's puzzle.
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Nature's Habits
Nature's Habits
by Shelly Hazard
Whether you live in the middle of an undeveloped wilderness or in the heart of the city, the natural world of this earth is all around you. Emily Dickenson, a 19th century American poet, observes one of nature's habits in this month's puzzle.
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Animation
Animation
by Shelly Hazard
Everyone knows who Walt Disney is but he's not just a creator of giant theme parks. He also revolutionized animation and the animated feature. In this month's puzzle, Walt Disney shares with us a bit of how he sees animation.
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I'm So Old...
I'm So Old...
by Shelly Hazard
Age only matters when you make it matter, although it is an adult tradition to make fun of growing old. Tom Lehrer, a popular American satirist, song-writer, and mathematician, shares his thoughts on growing old with this month's puzzle.
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Thankfulness and Complaints
Thankfulness and Complaints
by Shelly Hazard
Baha'u'llah, an Arabic religious leader who founded the Bahai Faith, shares with us his views on the difference between the acts of the thankful and those who love to complain.
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Satire is...
Satire is...
by Shelly Hazard
The formal definition for the literary form of satire is the use of irony, sarcasm, or ridicule to expose or denounce human folly and vice. Philip Roth, an American novelist, provides his definition of satire in this month's puzzle.
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Aspiration
Aspiration
by Shelly Hazard
At some point in our lives, we've all had aspirations - a great longing or ambition to do something more or to attain a greater treasure. Zora Neale Hurston, an American folklorist, reflects on the aspirations of her mother and her mother's attempts to get her children to aspire to something more as well.
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Solving Problems
Solving Problems
by Shelly Hazard
Albert Einstein held this view on solving problems.
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Teresa’s Words
Teresa’s Words
by Shelly Hazard
Mother Teresa was a woman of wisdom. Can you determine what she once said about kindness?
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Cats versus Dogs
Cats versus Dogs
by Shelly Hazard
Attitude is a defining trait in not only humans but animals. In this month's puzzle, Mary Bly accurately sums up the main difference in attitude between cats and dogs.
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What Does the Future Hold?
What Does the Future Hold?
by Shelly Hazard
The future is our legacy, our destiny; the future even holds our fate. So it's no surprise that many have sought to see the future. This month's puzzle reveals the thoughts of Eleanor Roosevelt on this subject.
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Be Positive!
Be Positive!
by Shelly Hazard
Today's puzzle gives us Oprah Winfrey's take being positive each day.
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Happiness Is...
Happiness Is...
by Shelly Hazard
Mahatma Gandhi was considered a wise man by many people. Today's puzzle brings a pearl of his wisdom regarding what happiness is...
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What is a Cynic?
What is a Cynic?
by Shelly Hazard
Cynism is an old tradition among some people. This month's puzzle presents Oscar Wilde's view on the subject of cynics.
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A Father's Advice
A Father's Advice
by Shelly Hazard
Every father tries to impart his experience and wisdom to his son. Sometimes the son listens... sometimes he doesn't. Charles Wadsworth expresses this relationship very well in this month's quote.
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A Kind Heart
A Kind Heart
by Shelly Hazard
In this month's puzzle, Washington Irving describes the difference a kind heart can make.
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What Does the Future Hold?
What Does the Future Hold?
by Shelly Hazard
The future is our legacy, our destiny; the future even holds our fate. So it's no surprise that many have sought to see the future. This month's puzzle reveals the thoughts of Eleanor Roosevelt on this subject.
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What Life Has to Offer...
What Life Has to Offer...
by Shelly Hazard
Last month's quote was from Eleanor Roosevelt, this month we have a quote from Theodore Roosevelt. Our past president has a bit of wisdom to share, regarding the best things that life has to offer us.
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The Power of the Press
The Power of the Press
by Shelly Hazard
When one thinks of Napoleon, images of vast armies at war are brought quickly to mind. But Napoleon was more than just a general, he was an intelligent man. This month's puzzle shows his more reflective side through the mundane - here are his words in regards to newspapers.
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Advertising is...
Advertising is...
by Shelly Hazard
In this month's puzzle, Stephen Leacock describes what advertising really means.
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When Laughter Comes
When Laughter Comes
by Shelly Hazard
Laughter is good for the soul. Laughter is healthy to both the body and the spirit. Laughter makes everyone smile just for the joy of it. Everyone loves laughter, right? Here's Stephen King's take on laughter.
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Changing the World
Changing the World
by Shelly Hazard
How does one go about changing the world? Margaret Meade provides one thoughtful solution in this month's puzzle.
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Thoughts of October
Thoughts of October
by Shelly Hazard
October ~ the month of fall harvest, All Hallows Eve, the harvest moon, and the herald of colder days soon to come. Our quote this month reflects Carol Bishop Hipps' feelings with regards to this autumnal month.
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Life and Love
Life and Love
by Shelly Hazard
Life is crazy, love is daft. In this month’s puzzle, the Irish poet, Oscar Wilde, observes how life and love can get rather loony.
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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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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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Where Are You Going?
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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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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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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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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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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The Benefit of a Positive Attitude
The Benefit of a Positive Attitude
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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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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Rank Hath Privilege
Rank Hath Privilege
by Shelly Hazard
Rank Hath Privilege, or so goes the saying. But is that really what rank means? Peter Drucker, an American businessman and journalist, suggests that perhaps rank means something else.
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How Will You Live?
How Will You Live?
by Shelly Hazard
Joan Baez, an American folk singer and songwriter, shares her view of life and death with us in this month's puzzle.
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