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Everyone knows that muscles grow when they are trained. So it is with thinking. If the brain is not allowed to relax, in old age there will be no problems either with memory or with consideration. The best brain training tool is puzzles.

Puzzles, tags, labyrinths should be in the arsenal of everyone who wants to shine with intelligence and maintain clarity of mind for many years. We present to your attention 10 interesting facts about puzzles that few know about!

By the way! The very first serious puzzle is considered to be a jigsaw puzzle. The invention goes back to the time of BC, but the modern implementation belongs to a simple teacher who simply cut the geographical map of Europe by country and invited students to collect it, consolidating their knowledge.

Interesting facts about puzzles

The most popular puzzle game our grandmothers and parents played is tag. They were replaced by the famous Rubik\'s Cube, a online Sudoku puzzle that is relevant to this day. The architecture teacher came up with the cube.
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Beloved by all checkers, chess, backgammon - the heritage of the Eastern peoples. Today they are referred to as board games, but in ancient times it was a kind of mind trainer, with the help of which people prepared for battles and battles.

Erne Rubik is still a dreamer. In addition to the cube and the snake, he also invented the Rubik\'s ball, which he presented to the world in 2009. And also Rubik\'s watches are produced under his name. True, Erne did not participate in the invention of the puzzle, but bought the patent and became the sole copyright holder. The watch consists of 18 dials. The essence of the puzzle is to simultaneously move the hands on all dials to 12 o\'clock.

The author of the largest and smallest Rubik\'s cube is Tony Fisher. The Briton made a model of a cube with a side length of 157 cm and a miniature puzzle with a side of only 5.4 mm.
Jerry Slocum is a true puzzle fanatic who has devoted almost his entire life to exploring the benefits of fun and collecting. In his house, a separate extension is set aside for the collection. The collection contains more than 25 thousand different types of puzzles, from ancient to ultramodern.
Neokub is a modern competitor to the Rubik\'s Cube. The cube contains 216 magnetic balls, from which you can assemble various geometric shapes.
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The goal of any puzzle is a solution, a solution. But not all puzzles have been solved to this day.
In 1908, the Phaistos disc was discovered, which belonged to one of the civilizations that once lived on about. Crete. The hieroglyphs are inscribed on both sides of the disc, but what is written there is still unknown.

The cipher of the sculpture "Kryptos" is a puzzle that haunts millions of scientists. The relic is kept in the courtyard of the CIA building in the States. The author of the puzzle is sculptor Jim Senborn. A kind of metal scroll contains 4 different fragments of text, but no one managed to find the answer, which ones.

Poor orientation in space is a real problem for many people, reaching serious proportions. If some do not orientate themselves at all in a forest or an unfamiliar place, then others will fornicate even in cities. It has been proven that regular exercises with pyramids, mazes and Rubik\'s cube help develop spatial thinking and orientation.

Stress awaits us everywhere - in transport, at work and at home. The best way to stay cool and get rid of negative emotions is to keep yourself occupied with solving the puzzle. A person himself will not notice how quickly thoughts will return to normal, the mood will improve and the nerves will calm down.

The last interesting fact is our personal experience. You know how we love everything unusual and gladly add interesting puzzles to the catalog. Over the past year, we have noted positive statistics for the growth of sales of puzzles. Metal, wooden puzzles, free Sudoku easy, labyrinths are bought for children, as a gift for people of different ages, purchased for themselves. There are also collectors among our clients, whom we are among the first to notify about new products.

If you are racking your brains to give something to your family or friends, buy a puzzle and let him break your head! But seriously, this is one of those products that does not get bored, does not go out of fashion and helps out in moments of boredom, having the most positive effect on the intellect!
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