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Competitive Jigsaw Puzzling: the Movie

We'd heard rumors that a documentary was being filmed about jigsaw puzzle contests under the code-name WICKER KITTEN, and now we bring you the trailer: https://vimeo.com/69241210   Show your enthusiasm and help get it distributed to more theatres by "liking" it on Facebook:   facebook.com/WickerKittens

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The Future is Here: Robotic Warehouses

A lot of of our puzzles ship out of Amazon warehouses, which are reported to use Kiva robots to get the boxes off the shelves. You can see the Kiva robots in action here.

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Painter Kevin Sloan on "Burden of Formality" and his "Birds of America" Series

 One of our newest puzzles is Kevin Sloan's 21st century painting of a parrot weighed down by tea-cups called Burden of Formality.   To me, this painting is all about British India and colonialism, and we gave it an ornate British-India inspired edge and whimsies.  It's actually part of a series of Kevin Sloan paintings titled "Birds of America" (couple more paintings in this series pictured below) just like the famous John James Audubon study.  We asked him to tell us about it: Kevin Sloan: "I've always been a big fan of Audubon's work but a few years ago...

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Fun documentary on the Renaissance's first Art Historian:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq6Wqe61_v4&list=PLEBE222747D3033BD

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High-Tech Ice Cream in San Francisco (Smitten!)

When I was a kid back in the 80's, I blew a week's allowance on the "high-tech" ice cream of the day: freeze-dried ice-cream (just like the astronaut's eat!) at our local science center. Turns out, freeze-dried ice cream is something you really only need to try once, unless you're trapped in space and don't have a lot of options.  But real, fresh, creamy ice cream... This weeked I was pleased to discover that Smitten in San Francisco is taking a new high-tech approach to their artisinal ice cream. As seen in the picture, they freeze each scoop of creamy...

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