Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Moritz the puzzling pig!

An incredibly smart pig named Moritz was recorded completing a jigsaw all by himself in less than a minute. He received no help from his human (besides the occasional motivational treat).  Certainly makes you realise just how intelligent pigs are.  I wonder if the pig shaped puzzle has anything to do with it!
read about him and see the video here

Monday, March 16, 2015

A jigsaw collector extraordinaire!

Many of we keen puzzlers keep our puzzles - either glued up on the wall or broken up and back in the box, but John Hyde of Surrey is a true jigsaw collector.
He and his wife have a collection of hundreds of jigsaws, some of which date back to the 1800s and have been completed by game enthusiasts including Lord Mountbatten and Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark. 
Stashed away in a wardrobe, a bookcase and a sideboard, the couple have around 600 jigsaws in their home.  He also makes replacement pieces for jigsaws.
To read the full article, click here.