Find a picture you like and tear it up. Afterwards, mix the remains and then try to piece the picture back together. You have just created a jigsaw puzzle. Archimedes, a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer, has mentioned the oldest known puzzle as far back as 250 BC. Its description was simply a […]

Puzzles are one of the oldest forms of mental activation and relaxation, dating as far back as 250 BC with the first dissection of a square by Archimedes. With all of the positive effects of brain activity, including that provided by puzzles, there is much to gain from this combination of physical and mental activity. […]