Your cart is empty
What is the origin of the word ‘bluetooth’? Which UK football ground is flanked by Bloemfontein & South Africa roads? When walking round Rondebosch Common, why is it wise not to go widdershins?
These are a few of the questions put to John Maytham by 567 CapeTalk listeners in the Rapid Fire insert on the late drive-time show. Join him on a tour of the oddest, arcane and most surprising questions – and be tickled by the weird and wonderful answers.
Puzzles from the Nether re-creates the retro world of Hawkins, where Eleven, Mike, Will, Dustin, Lucas, Max and their ever-frazzled parents navigate the Upside Down, fight off herds of demodogs and eat far too many Eggo's. To help the team, you must guide Hopper through the demogorgon tunnels, reveal the codes to help Bob escape Hawkins Lab and solve eerie riddles to earn your place in the gang. There are more than 100 puzzles and riddles based on the world of Stranger Things with both fantastically frightening and whimsically retro artworks throughout the book to illustrate every brainteaser.
Futterwacken your way through this frabjous selection of 300 specially commissioned puzzles as you discover a host of vexing riddles, all related to the characters, language and locations uncovered in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and it's sequel Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. A saganistute is "a wise person of poetry and vision", and you'll need to be both to get the best of Alice in Puzzleland. So, grab a bottle of pishsalver and take a trip down the rabbit hole into a wondrous world of riddles and enigmas.
All the fun of Portico's bestselling Strangest series, now in quiz form! Test your football knowledge with this handy book, packed with fun and challenging quiz questions based around the weirdest events from more than a century of football history. Quiz categories include: Outlandish scorelines Freaky weather Unfeasible goals Animals on pitches Cup madness Streakers Football's great eccentrics International antics Whether you're testing your friends, practising for pub quizzes or just reading it in an armchair, this book will take your football knowledge to a whole new level. Word count: 30,000 words.
A series of puzzles designed by some of Mensa's leading puzzle-setters with the aim of testing - and training - all aspects of the problem-solving areas of your brain. With over 200 formidable puzzles to get your brain into gear.
All the fun of Portico's bestselling Strangest series, now in quiz form! Test your cricket knowledge with this handy book, packed with fun and challenging quiz questions based around the weirdest events from more than a century of cricketing history. Quiz categories include: Freak weather conditions Bad ball behaviour Streakers Time for tea The Ashes Cricket's great eccentrics Village green shenanigans Cricket quotations Whether you're testing your friends, practising for pub quizzes or just reading it in an armchair, this book will take your cricket knowledge to a whole new level.
The ultimate mapping challenge from the world famous map makers. More fiendish mapping puzzles from Gareth Moore, author of best-selling Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book. Do you have the knowledge required to unlock the secrets of Britain's streets? 50 maps with a puzzle for each from iconic locations throughout the country including Tower of London, Warwick Castle, Old Trafford, Murrayfield Stadium and Stonehenge. Puzzle categories included are history, sport, entertainment, transport and nature. A mixture of word games, riddles, code-crackers, anagrams, trivia questions and mathematical conundrums to keep your mind working for hours.
Master Your Mind aims to help you exercise your mind using a combination of tests and self-assessments, combined with the practical exercises on reading, number, increasing creativity, decision-making and communication, there is information on how the brain works. information on how the brain works in order to get the most from it, and practical advice with exercises for improving on each skill.
Tetris is the ultimate addictive puzzle game played by millions of people around the world. For the first time, all of the enjoyment of Tetris comes to the page with 100 customized, colourful puzzles created using the classic Tetris pieces. Since its first release in 1984, Tetris has delighted puzzle and games fans around the world, with hundreds of millions of copies sold - and it is regularly recognised as among the best games ever made. Tetris Puzzles allows Tetris fans to test their problem-solving skills even further, and with a variety of difficulty levels, the book will provide hours of fun for all puzzle-lovers!
A series of logic puzzles designed by some of Mensa's leading puzzle-setters which will help boost brain activity and improve concentration and memory - while providing hours of puzzling entertainment. With over 200 logical challenges to test your aptitude for deduction and to get your brain in gear.
The Mensa All-New Puzzle Book has something to offer all types of puzzle solver. It will appeal to casual fans who would like to try something a little more challenging, as well as experienced solvers, who will be sure to discover something new. All the puzzles have been created by the intelligence experts at Mensa.
This is the perfect book for trivia and quiz night enthusiasts all over South Africa! Although there are other internationally published pub quiz books on the market, this is the only quiz book published in South Africa. The book is filled with both international and South African-specific quiz questions. Find instructions on how to host your own quiz night with friends, or just have some great family fun during load shedding. Put your brain to the test in speed quizzes and anagram rounds, general trivia and wipeout rounds. Attempt to correctly guess the who am I? questions, and as a bonus there’s an entire quiz dedicated to sport.
"Jumble(R) BrainBusters Junior" proves that learning doesn't have to be a chore Parents can get their kids excited about geography, history, science, and math with these fun, educational puzzles. Just like traditional Jumbles(R), "BrainBuster" puzzles feature a series of mixed up words that have to be unscrambled to reveal a secret answer. But with each "BrainBusters," each step towards solving the puzzle is educational as well as fun.
All the fun of Portico's bestselling Strangest series, now in quiz form! Test your London knowledge with this fascinating book, packed with fun and challenging quiz questions based around the weirdest events from the illustrious history of this wonderful city. Quiz categories include: Ancient traditions London eccentrics Getting about Ghosts and ghouls Corridors of power Monumental monuments Quirky buildings Just plain weird Whether you're testing your friends, practising for pub quizzes or just reading it in an armchair, this book will take your London knowledge to a whole new level. Word count: 30,000 words.
ET VOILA! A COMPENDIUM OF BREXIT QUOTES AND PERNICIOUS BULLSHITTERY. A BIG* FUN BOOK OF LIES. (*it's not that big a book. The lies were big) HERE ARE THE ARCHITECTS AND CHEERLEADERS OF BREXIT IN WORDS (their own), PICTURES (of them), PERTINENT INFOGRAPHICS AND DOT-TO-DOT CHILD'S PLAY. We've written out all the dotty, honestly-they-really-said-that things right next to their dotty faces, just so it's really f***king clear when you are trying to connect the dots and make sense of the bigger picture here. You want to know how this happened? JOIN THE F***ING DOTS
How to Excel at IQ Tests is a complete practical course in how to boost your IQ score. It starts by explaining exactly what IQ is and how it is measured. Then moves through some of the most common types of IQ questions and how they work. You will be trained to increase not only your accuracy but also, vitally, your speed (which is the key factor in attaining a high score). It also gives you valuable tips on test strategy (there are plenty of people who get poor scores just because they panic and don't know the basic rules for taking an IQ test). Written by people who have unique experience of the highly intelligent; it could help you to join them.
NOW IN A BIGGER FORMAT! Impress all your friends at the next pub quiz by perfecting your knowledge of everything from history to sport, science and popular entertainment. This fantastic new collection of puzzles provides the perfect solitary entertainment for every quiet moment while allowing you to build a fantastic range of facts on the tip of your tongue. Covering a wide range of topics, these varied and challenging puzzles from Britain's best-selling quality newspaper will provide hours of amusement for general knowledge and crossword enthusiasts alike.
Het jy geweet dat daar ten minste 1.5 miljoen miere vir elke persoon op aarde is? Of dat bokke en skape reghoeke pupille het? En dat olifante links- of regstandig kan wees? Om van kleins af 'n voorliefde vir lees by 'n kind te kweek, hou vanself-sprekend voordele in. En watter beter manier om lees aan te moedig as met kort, happiegrootte, fassinerende en prettige feite. Hierdie boeke is vol eienaardige, dog interessante feite oor enigeiets en alles - diere, goggas, die liggaam, kos, die heelal, boeke en meer. En dit is nie net vir kinders nie. Elkeen kan iets leer uit hierdie skatkis van kennis, of jy nou 5 of 50 jaar oud is. En met geen lang en uitgerekte verduide-likings nie, is dit vinnig en maklik om te lees - net reg om 'n paar minute ekstra tyd te vul of om ure se insiggewende pret te he. Beindruk mense met jou wye kennis oor verskeie onderwerpe en inligting wat jy kan gebruik, of nie.
What a weird and wonderful world we live in. Countries banning letters of the alphabet, the accidental teabag, and have you ever wondered how many horsepower a horse actually has? Well, you'll be amazed and amused by the revelations and illustrations inside this book of fascinating facts - I shit you not.
Doodle Dogs and Other Mixed Breeds 500 Piece Puzzle features illustrations of 22 mixed breed dogs including the Goldendoodle, Pugapoo, and Snorkie. Mudpuppy puzzles are packaged in matte-finish sturdy boxes, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage. -500 pieces -Complete puzzle: 20 x 20" -Box: 8 x 8 x 2" -Puzzle greyboard contains 90% recycled paper. Packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with nontoxic inks. -Ages 8-99
Rainforest Animals 500 Piece Family Puzzle from Mudpuppy features a colorful assortment of animals from the rainforest including a gorilla, toucan, and a sloth. Mudpuppy puzzles are packaged in matte-finish sturdy boxes, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage. -500 pieces -Complete puzzle: 20 x 20" -Box: 8 x 8 x 2" -Puzzle greyboard contains 90% recycled paper. Packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with nontoxic inks. -Ages 8-99
Tree-dwelling Slowpokes 500 Piece Family Puzzle from Mudpuppy features 11 beautifully illustrated slow-moving animals including a sloth, slow loris, and a giant panda. Mudpuppy puzzles are packaged in matte-finish sturdy boxes, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage. -500 pieces -Complete puzzle: 20 x 20" -Box: 8 x 8 x 2" -Puzzle greyboard contains 90% recycled paper. Packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with nontoxic inks. -Ages 8-99
Songbirds 500 Piece Family Puzzle from Mudpuppy features 18 colorfully illustrated birds. Mudpuppy puzzles are packaged in matte-finish sturdy boxes, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage. -500 pieces -Complete puzzle: 20 x 20" -Box: 8 x 8 x 2" -Puzzle greyboard contains 90% recycled paper. Packaging contains 70% recycled paper. Printed with nontoxic inks. -Ages 8-99
Packed with 100 games, this is a how-to for turning time together into quality time together. Playing games can be so enjoyable but don't you often find yourself playing the same old games time and time again? Well why not let Ivan Brett inspire you with over 99 games to entertain any gathering of friends or family. In The Floor is Lava there are games to start a party, ideas to trigger conversation, story-telling setups and fiendish puzzles, plus physical challenges, activities to soothe a weary brain and plenty more. In short, you'll find games for every occasion: * beating boredom in the car * hosting a party * cooling off in the summer holidays * sitting around the dinner table * digesting your Christmas turkey * being trapped indoors on a rainy day Now, jump up and get started - the floor is lava! You can listen to Ivan's 'The Floor is Lava' weekly podcast on iTunes and Entale.
You may like...
Fast Facts - For Inquisitive Minds
Helen Lewis Paperback R219 Discovery Miles 2 190
Area Maze Puzzles
Graham Jones Hardcover (1)
The Sensational Houdini's Puzzle Safe
Tim Dedopulos Hardcover (1)
Sudoku - Over 100 Puzzles to Solve
Hinkler Books Hinkler Books Leather / fine binding
The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Collection
Tim Dedopulos Hardcover
Big Book of Su Doku book 1 - 300 Su Doku…
How to Survive the School Holidays - 101…
Verity Davidson Paperback
Crossword - Over 100 Puzzles to Solve
Hinkler Books Hinkler Books Leather / fine binding
The GCHQ Puzzle Book II
Gchq Paperback (1)
The Astronaut Selection Test Book - Do…
Tim Peake, The European Space Agency Paperback (1)