Puzzles, Humour & Trivia Books
An in-depth history of quiz and game formats, describing how mass communications transformed the old parlor guessing games into enormously popular features on radio and television, and examining their impact on American society and the consumer marketplace.
Discusses how to design "good" geometric puzzles: two-dimensional dissection puzzles, polyhedral dissections, and burrs. This book outlines major categories of geometric puzzles and provides examples. It also presents challenges and questions, as well as practical designing and woodworking tips, to encourage the reader to build his own puzzles.
Population Explosion and Other Mathematical Puzzles is a wonderful addition to Dr Dick Hess's previous successful books
The author presents a bombshell puzzle so startling that it seems incredible that there could be any solution at all!