D20 stopping puzzle Roll a d20, and collect the value value shown, or pay to roll again?
Rotagrams, anagrams made by rotating letters.
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QR Codes How do QR codes work?
Sock Puzzle Revisited What is the probability of pulling out matching pairs of socks from a drawer in darkness?
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Golf Balls How much does the addition of dimples adjust the Volume and Surface Area of golf balls?
NSA Easter Egg Puzzle A puzzle to determine the better strategy to hunt for Easter Eggs in sealed boxes.
June 2015 Space Needle Climb I'm climbing the Seattle Space Needle to raise money for cancer research.