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Riddles & Brainteasers

Scientists get to solve puzzles every day, because science and research involve finding solutions from the clues that we are given. Just like with brainteasers (or brain teasers) and riddles, the answers to science mysteries are not always easy to see at first. With time and effort, they eventually become clear.

But before solving the hundreds of brainteasers and riddles below, why not learn more about your brain by viewing the parts of the brain and what they do. And then have some fun with all our brainteasers and riddles below. We give you the answers for every one so you can check to see how well you did. Challenge your parents and friends too.

A palindrome is a word, phrase, verse, or sentence that reads the same backward or forward. Try out our palindrome riddles!

Not So Hard Riddles  
Warm up with some easy riddles.

Tuff Stuff Riddles  
Some of these riddles are difficult

Rebus Puzzles  
Word picture puzzles

Frog Leap Brainteaser 
Help six little frogs get across their pond.

Puzzling Proverbs  
New twists on old sayings

Puzzling Numbers  
Numbers games

Double-Speak Proverbs  
These old sayings have been rewritten using big words. Can you guess which old saying?

Numbers & Initials  
Each question contains a number and some initials for a commonly recognized phrase.

Winter Holiday Fun
Enjoy some holiday songs and then try our Holiday Brainteasters