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Adding on dice brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 21 January 2021 | 0 comments

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Difficulty: Fun How well do you know your dice? A standard dice is a cube with six sides. Each side is numbered with a different number from 1–6. Most six-sided dice also have a special trick in the way they are numbered. If you add the number on the top and the number on the…

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Odd dice Brainteaser

by David, 11 December 2019 | 0 comments

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Difficulty: Taxing I have a collection of strange dice.

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A crowd of dice Activity

by David, 21 February 2017 | 0 comments

some die with ticks and crosses drawn on them.

Time to test your intuition. What’s better: one expert, or the wisdom of the crowds? Let’s let the dice decide.

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Fold an ancient Chinese dice Activity

by David, 8 June 2016 | 2 comments

The completed dice shape - with hexagon and square faces.

Thousands of years ago, ancient Chinese people played a game with strange dice – and now you can make your own!

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Dodgy dice Activity

by David, 14 September 2015 | 0 comments

Two dice made of paper.

Here’s a surprising pair of dice that you can make yourself!

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Liar’s Dice Activity

by David, 20 May 2014 | 0 comments

four groups of 5 dice each.

Here’s a fun game that will reward you when you don’t tell the truth. Have a go at liar’s dice!

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Push your luck! Activity

by David, 28 January 2014 | 0 comments

We’ve got a game for you to try. Grab a couple of dice, pens, paper and a friend: let’s go!

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Faking random Activity

by David, 31 December 2013 | 0 comments

A 5 by5 grid, with die results on the rows and columns. Someon has coloured the rows blue and the coulmns red and is rolling a red and a blue die.

Can you spot the difference between something that is truly random, and something faked by a human? Find out the difference in this activity.

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Race in space Game

by Jasmine, 25 May 2013 | 0 comments

Banner with text: Race in Space, Illustrated by Patrice Marsaudon, for 2-4 players

Here’s a board game from a past Double Helix magazine. Although it was published a few years ago in 2009, I think it’s still beautiful. Plus, it might be a fun way to pass time this weekend. I hope you enjoy it!

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