Rube Goldberg Overload!

A Rube Goldberg machine, for the uninitiated, is a device designed to accomplish a simple task in as many unnecessary, ludicrous steps as possible. The name comes, appropriately enough, from Rube Goldberg, a cartoonist and inventor most famous for his … Continue reading

It’s Follow-Up Friday: Rube Slowberg Edition!

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. And in today’s post, I’m returning to … Continue reading

Zip your zipper the Rube Goldberg way!

A Rube Goldberg machine, for the uninitiated, is a device designed to accomplish a simple task in as many unnecessary, ludicrous steps as possible. The name comes, appropriately enough, from Rube Goldberg, a cartoonist and inventor most famous for his … Continue reading

A Shift in Puzzly Perspective

I’ve had 3-D puzzling on the brain for a few days now, after a conversation about video games with a well-informed friend of mine. What do I mean when I say 3-D puzzling? Well, I don’t just mean a puzzle … Continue reading

Step Right Up and Test Your Puzzly Skills! It’s Carnival Time!

[Image courtesy of Wikipedia.] The local carnival has already come and gone in my town, but there are many more county fairs, state fairs, and amusement park visits in the immediate future. After all, summer is almost here. With carnivals … Continue reading