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?
“Just because you keep trying to do the right thing, doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed a happy ending.” – Junko Kaname
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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“Steep learning curve.”
Used to mean something is hard to learn, as in climbing a steep hill.
“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new” – The Dalai Lama
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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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 […]