Mechanical Puzzles

These puzzles are comprised of mechanically interlinked pieces that must be manipulated in a certain way in order for them to be assembled, disassembled, and otherwise solved. The oldest known example, from the 3rd century BCE, consists of a square divided into 14 parts that fit together to form other shapes. Mechanical puzzles have since taken on myriad forms, including dexterity and disentanglement puzzles, trick vessels, and impossible objects. What is the most well-known impossible object?
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July 5, 2019 – NATIONAL BIKINI DAY – NATIONAL HAWAII DAY – NATIONAL APPLE TURNOVER DAY – NATIONAL GRAHAM CRACKER DAY – NATIONAL WORKAHOLICS DAY

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scathing

scathing – (adjective) – Bitterly denunciatory; harshly critical.
Synonyms: vituperative.

Usage: This scathing remark caused the Prince to hide his face for shame, and Steve to erect his head in the proud consciousness that this shot was not meant for him.

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Sonder

n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of …

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July 1, 2019 – NATIONAL CREATIVE ICE CREAM FLAVORS DAY – NATIONAL POSTAL WORKER DAY – NATIONAL U.S. POSTAGE STAMP DAY – NATIONAL GINGERSNAP DAY

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June 28, 2019 – NATIONAL LOGISTICS DAY – NATIONAL INSURANCE AWARENESS DAY – NATIONAL PAUL BUNYAN DAY – NATIONAL ALASKA DAY

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NEW MONTH PROCLAMATION | NATIONAL CONTRACT SEWING MONTH – July

NATIONAL CONTRACT SEWING MONTH National Contract Sewing Month is in July and is a month long-observance recognizing and celebrating all things manufactured with a needle and thread. Being able to purchase goods which require so much intricacy and skill to produce is something most people take for granted. That’s why a national holiday that recognizes […]

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June 27, 2019 – NATIONAL ONION DAY – NATIONAL BOMB POP DAY – NATIONAL HANDSHAKE DAY – NATIONAL PTSD AWARENESS DAY – NATIONAL SUNGLASSES DAY – NATIONAL ICE CREAM CAKE DAY – NATIONAL ORANGE BLOSSOM DAY

NEW DAY PROCLAMATION | NATIONAL LOGISTICS DAY – June 28

NATIONAL LOGISTICS DAY National Logistics Day™ is observed annually on June 28th in appreciation for the importance that the logistics industry plays in both our national and global economies! The logistics industry first started to take form when Marco Polo traveled to China on the Silk Road and kept a detailed written record paving the […]