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Compass in a Watch
Compass in a Watch
after Martin Gardner
Have you ever known that your watch can be used as quite a good and reliable compass? There is an easy way how to convert your working indicator of time into a working indicator of direction.
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Cover the Red Circle
Cover the Red Circle
Cover a big circle entirely with the five smaller circles. But keep in mind: when a smaller circle is placed on the big one you aren't allowed to move it anymore.
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The Dovetailed Block
The Dovetailed Block
by Henry E. Dudeney
Sometimes when two solids are perfectly dovetailed together it looks impossible to take them apart. It makes the question: is there still any backward way or not?
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Thumbtacks
Thumbtacks
by Serhiy Grabarchuk
A paper toy being classic for many years, but this time adapted for a thumbtack theme. Of course, it's not a new standard for the thumbtacks - just a new dimension.
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Mirror Drawing
Mirror Drawing
after Martin Gardner
Do you wanna feel like a little child for a moment? Then try to draw a line, but only in a slightly different..."mirror" way.
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Doggy Mosaic
Doggy Mosaic
by Serhiy Grabarchuk, Jr.
Find your own way how to complete some mosaic with the figures of these smart dogs. Can you explain how it can be?
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Falling Box
Falling Box
after Martin Gardner
How to make a box of matches fall on one end and stand. Does it really need some portion of thinking "out of the box"?!
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Catch or Pass
Catch or Pass
after Martin Gardner
Do you want to see if your friend can catch the postcard when you let it fall down?
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Try to Tear
Try to Tear
Can you tear a paper strip into three separate pieces. Sounds easy? Let's try...
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Bottle Toy
Bottle Toy
Look through a glass bottle filled with the water at pairs of words written on the paper. Which words remain the same and which change?
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News Folder
News Folder
Guess how many times you will be able to fold a newspaper sheet of big size folding it every time across in half.
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