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brain-teaser

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-teaser—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?

brain-teaser

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Pub quiz answers How many of our daily pub quiz brainteasers did you manage to get right?
The country's top codebreakers have created a new set of brainteasers to mark the intelligence agency's centenary year in 2019, with proceeds from sales of the PS12.99 book going to the Heads Together mental health campaign spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Duke of Sussex.
Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google, said: "On the hiring side, we found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time.
Some classic brainteasers are afoot his yeti buddy for iOS.
"It's set on a tile board featuring different rooms and you have to navigate your character through each one by solving clever brainteasers.
By completing word sorting games, anagrams and maths brainteasers players explore the island to find and return the crystals Dantor has stolen from the island's inhabitants.
In another section named; "Brainteasers and Mindstumpers," Brown has pulled together various types of humorous conundrums.
They begin the game in Inventor's Training Camp where they sharpen their skills by solving 100 puzzles or brainteasers. In part 2, called "New from the Lab," students are confronted with another 100 more challenging and mind-bending puzzles to solve.
In this book, he seeks to expand his audience geographically and professionally by presenting 57 physics-themed brainteasers to a general readership.
Find out by trying to solve the brainteasers on this Web site in both positions: www.eduplace.com/math/brain/
Psychology for Kids also includes cartoons, brainteasers, experiments, fascinating facts, and fill-in-the-blanks.
For one thing, it's the author's on collection of challenging brainteasers designed to help readers train different areas of thinking, from special-vision to logic and convergent thinking, word power and math.
BRAINTEASERS: A very bad week for Fred Someone of Somewhere, who was not, of course, the winner of last issue's Brain Teaser prize book.
The so-called brainteaser interview uses brainteasers, puzzles and riddles, presented in verbal form, for the candidate to solve.
Professionals as interested in words as numbers can click around Merriam-Webster Online and find brainteasers in the word-game-of-the-day section.