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com/reviews/cinema/ender-s-game) Total Film summarises the film as "a teen-focused sci-fi that aims to marry The Hunger Games' adrenaline rush with brain-teasing philosophical inquiry.
Another such painter is Zach Harris, a Californian who recently exhibited fifteen pieces in New York under the brain-teasing title "Central Park in a No Vex Cave.
consists of dozens of brief, brain-teasing mysteries - and the solution to each one involves basic knowledge about science
Solving riddles is one of the great traditions of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan but Sherine, with her obvious signs of instability , might not be the first choice of candidate for a brain-teasing game show.
Drinkers are then better at solving brain-teasing quizzes and coming up with imaginative solutions to problems than they are sober.
More touch screens on this room offer light brain-teasing relief as visitors are asked to separate fact from fiction in a true-or-false format.
CRUSHO3D: A Puzzle With Another Dimension is a platform game that gives you the ability to change from 2D to 3D as you try to solve brain-teasing puzzles.
OUR amazing brain-teasing Culture Quiz 2011 appears in tomorrow's edition of The Journal.
A typically forthright yet brain-teasing phrase--torso twisting, tilting, curving, and arching atop decisively lunging legs--might take place against a score of distant traffic or the backdrop of a sunset.
Susan Strickland's office is filled with toys and puzzles, including several Rubik's cubes, the kind of brain-teasing exercises that keep the mind limber.
He added that he is keen to expand his online shop and focus on games, sporting items such as bicycles and skates, and brain-teasing puzzles for kids.
It features pulse-pounding stories about Anakin and Asoka as well as great brain-teasing puzzles with a chance to win super prizes
Uma has to compete against other state winners in the national final of the competition, which included a brain-teasing anatomy exam, doctor-patient diagnosis and a neuroscience quiz.
While "Jumble" has entertained millions with its simple mechanics and brain-teasing anagrams, now with the iPhone players across the globe can compete against one another, and check out live online rankings.
This week, the bar was raised even higher with a brain-teasing mystery testing the investigative powers of Botswana's No1 Lady Detective to the limits.