This time-lapse video of a man assembling a 33,600-piece puzzle is absolutely incredible

Our brains are buzzing after watching this incredible time-lapse video of a man assembling a 33,600-piece puzzle. Completed with no assistance (and a ton of patience, obvs), this ambitious individual managed to put together “Wildlife,” one of the world’s largest jigsaw puzzles without completely losing his mind. As Gizmodo reports, this …

Read More »

Rewards systems for kids are effective, if you use them correctly.

A few months ago, my husband and I met a psychologist who advised us to start using rewards with our 6-year-old. Our son is happy, but he struggles at times with his behavior and emotions. (What kid doesn’t?) We wanted to help him become more self-sufficient, more proactive—to get dressed …

Read More »

This brain teaser drove our staff nuts – can you solve it?

Fifteen straws are laid out to make the mathematical expression: I + II + III = 4 By moving only one straw, how do you make that expression mathematically correct? You can’t add or remove any straws – you can only move one. Give up? You’ll be kicking yourself once …

Read More »

Top 25 Educational Toys for Preschoolers

When choosing the best toys for your classroom or for your child at home, remember that simple is best. Children will learn better in an environment that is not cluttered with toys, but instead in a space that is clean, simple, and with room for their imaginations. Here are our …

Read More »

50 Secrets Your Brain Wishes You Knew

50 Surprising Things About Your Brain We Bet You Didn’t Know 1. You use way more than 10 percent of your brain 2. No one is either “left-brained” or “right-brained” 3. Men and women don’t learn differently 4. Size doesn’t matter—or does it? 5. The size of our brains cause …

Read More »

Riddle of the Week #34: Two Wizards Ride a Bus

This week we take a look at a notoriously tricky math puzzle, one originally penned by English mathematician John Conway back in the 1960s. Apparently he was riding the bus home one evening when he encountered a pair of wizards. Last night I sat behind two wizards on a bus …

Read More »