The largest puzzle maker of Europe, Ravensburger, has celebrated its 125th anniversary with a remarkable stunt. Almost 15,000 enthusiastic puzzle fans completed a puzzle of 1,141,800 pieces in the German town Ravensburg last Sunday (September 28th 2008).
In just over five hours more than a million puzzle pieces where laid in the right place. The almost six hundred square meters large puzzle will be mentioned in the Guinness Book of World record. Singapore was the previous puzzle record holder since 2002 when the completed a puzzle of 212,000 pieces (600 square meters = 6458 square feet). More info [Read More...]
Last week I found several advertisements on the internet all using puzzles to attract the attention of their potential customers.
Honda Problem Playground Website and a video of The Making of Honda Problem Playground at youtube. From the zero emission FCX Clarity car to the Civic Hybrid and Clean Diesel i-DTEC engine – learn how Honda is creating products with less impact on the environment.
Two Piece Jigsaw Necklace by Plastic Bat is an adorable set of two necklaces that fit together, well, like a jigsaw! Keep one for yourself and give the other to your best friend or significant other person. Each necklace comes on a 46 cm (18 inch) silver plated chain, and the plastic jigsaw pieces are approximately 4 cm wide. Price: £14.00 (US$ 28) and available via Hannah Zakari.
If you like to read more about jigsaw puzzle please read our jigsaw puzzle page. Happy Puzzling!
Gaia Dream Creation Inc. has released a new 3D jigsaw puzzle game. Gaia 3D Jigsaw Puzzle brings an innovation to the way to play jigsaw puzzles on your computer. It allows you to play jigsaw puzzles on your computer by selecting your favorite images and the number of pieces. The 3D view creates a totally immersive playing experience like a real puzzle game.
Gaia 3D Puzzle guaranties you unlimited hours of fun as you can play with almost any images you find on the Internet, that means that you can play with an endless resource of images and even your [Read More...]
This fun jigsaw puzzle by Buffalo Games features thousands of miniature Disney Movie frames combined to make one awesome portrait.
These images were created through an art form known as Photomosaics, a process that relies on the perfect arrangement of thousands of actual screen shots, each taken from the features that Mickey Mouse starred in. Ideal for collectors & Micky fans alike.
Disney Photomosaic: Mickey Mouse is available from Amazon.com. Happy Puzzling
Give a one-of-a-kind gift with this personalized puzzle featuring a custom map. From any starting point, National Geographic will create a 400-piece jigsaw puzzle of a six-by-four-mile area using U.S. Geological Survey maps. A house-shaped piece in the center represents the address you choose.
The map puzzle shows main roads, contour lines, water features, vegetation, and notable buildings. Arrives in a presentation box with space for a personal message. Specify recipient’s full U.S. address, including street number and name, city, state, and zip code. 12 1/4”W x 18 1/2”L completed.
Dutchman and teacher Auke Reijenga (48) opened his own puzzle museum in a small Dutch city called Joure (website is in Dutch only).
Over the years Auke collected over fifty thousand puzzles which were all over his house and in a barn. Part of his puzzle collection (a few thousand) can now be viewed by puzzle lovers. There is also a part in the museum where kids can play with some puzzles. The puzzle museum has all kind of puzzles except for jigsaw puzzles. Auke and his wife solved almost all puzzles of his collection.