Mechanical Puzzles Blog

Sequential Puzzles: Turning the Mundane into the Mysterious
When you think of mechanics, science, and mathematics, do you think of excitement, beauty, and nature? More likely, you think back to some boring, ...

Subscribe to the Kubiya Mechanical Puzzle for the Summer - Find a Hobby for a Lifetime!
Mechanical puzzles are a splendid way for adults and children with diverse brains to test their problem-solving skills and have a great time while ...

The People Behind the Product: A Closer Look at Jürgen Reiche
In today’s day and age, many people buy products without fully realizing the extent of what goes on behind the scenes. Who designed that puzzle? Wh...

Mechanical Puzzle Rankings – Step Up Your Game!
How hard is this puzzle? One of our most frequently asked questions about mechanical puzzles is also one of the most nuanced to answer. The human b...

Father’s Day Puzzles for the Original Essential Worker
Puzzles have been passed down from Grandfathers and Fathers for hundreds of years; this Father's Day, we hope to help you start a fun tradition at ...

The Splendid Source of Puzzles: Creative Masterminds Behind the Curtain
Have you ever wondered, while working on a particularly great mechanical puzzle: who comes up with this stuff!? You’re not alone. Copious amounts o...

Cracking the Code to Remarkable Puzzle Ideas for Curious Kids of the Digital Era
Puzzles are for everyone; even the teeniest, tiniest toddlers among us can find something to love about a mechanical puzzle selected for their age ...

Disentangling the Illusive IPP
What’s the most exclusive party you’ve ever been to? Chances are, it wasn’t puzzle-themed, but that’s exactly what the subject of today’s blog post...

Join the Puzzle Party: 5 Puzzle Bloggers Worth Following
For this next entry in the Kubiya Blog universe, we’ll talk a bit more about what it means to write about puzzles: different styles, voices, techni...

Kubiya’s Beginner Guide to Puzzling and Codebreaking
What do you do when faced with a problem? Tackle it head on? Mull things over first and develop a plan of attack? We can’t solve your problems for ...

Mechanical Puzzle Boxes and their SECRET
Boxes are beautiful. Simple, streamlined, versatile compartments full of mystery and history that have lasting, universal appeal. There is somethin...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Subscription Puzzle Boxes but Were Afraid to Ask!
Faced with the power and freedom of extra time at home, I’m always pursuing new ways to keep my brain and body active. Naturally, I seek refuge in ...