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An endless supply of handsome princes to Little Briar Rose's rescue

The original version of Sleeping Beauty by the Brothers Grimm, meaning the non-Disney take or even the more recent stab via Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent, tackles such hot topics like adultery, bigamy, murder, rape, suicide, and even cannibalism. 700 more words



There are 8 people, who need to cross a river inĀ  single boat. People are 1 Cop, 1 Thief, 1 Man and his 2 Daughters, 1 Women and her 2 sons. 393 more words


Egg Drop

Assume that we have m eggs, and n drops are allowed. Let us represent the height of the tallest building by g (m, n), for which we can find a solution with these constraints. 352 more words


It's Follow-Up Friday: That Dress edition

Welcome to Follow-Up Friday!

By this time, you know the drill. Follow-Up Friday is a chance for us to revisit the subjects of previous posts and bring the PuzzleNation audience up to speed on all things puzzly. 412 more words


Ravensburger: Jigsaws for all the family

As my regular readers will know, I am a big fan of Ravensburger jigsaws with their fine attention to detail in the art work and quality premium puzzle pieces. 386 more words



Shikaku puzzles are puzzles which can be found in some magazines. They were invented by Nikoli, a Japanese puzzle firm. Allthough they can be drawn in black and white, the colored versions seem to be more popular. 135 more words


39: Thou Shalt Not Covet

For a moment, you thought you had the game all wrapped up. It’s the second game of your draft match against Helen, and you finally managed to scrape up enough mana to turn your… 387 more words