Panic attacks affect many people,  and can be extremely debilitating for your brain health.  However, we have some good news.  Research has discovered that the humble puzzle can be helpful in keeping them at bay. An article published on Science Today at the University of California says that the best way to combat panic attacks is to work on “brain-sharpening Read more…

Just as some people can’t function without their coffee in the morning, there are some people who wouldn’t think to start their day without doing the crossword puzzle. For some it’s habit, for some it’s a challenge, and for all of them, it’s one possible step toward warding off dementia. For many years, doctors believed that Alzheimer’s and dementia were Read more…

Business today is fast paced, as we all know.  It is centred around computer screens, telephones and electronic communication.  Workers need good brain health  so they can keep up with everything.  Numbers, passwords, names, locations, log in details and much more all jostle for room in our poor brains. For many of us it can be difficult to keep up.  Read more…

We all know how important it is to keep our minds active at all ages, but it becomes increasingly important after 50 years of age.  Age, combined with all those life habits which aren’t so good for you, start to show up in slowed brain function. Playing and solving puzzles is an excellent way to help keep your brain active.  Read more…

As puzzling as it may appear, proofreaders are an essential part of the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency. This particularly pertinent role not only ensures the best quality puzzles and products for our puzzlers, but also enables us to publish as many puzzles as we can possibly produce. Therefore we are looking for puzzlers to pre-test and test-solve puzzles before they’re Read more…

Puzzling is generally a pretty solitary activity, but sometimes you just want to share what you love doing with family and friends.  Perhaps you might enjoy a little bit of conversation or human contact as your brain spins over the clues.   Solving puzzles as a group activity is not only great for your mind, opening it up to other Read more…

Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend travelling for work, whether it is commuting by train, or perhaps even on a domestic or long haul flight.  It really is worth filling those hours with something useful and enjoyable. Solving online puzzles fits the bill perfectly  One of the main advantages of solving puzzles while travelling is the convenience Read more…

  Sudoku may not be a puzzle game for everyone but for hardened Sudoku fans, once you start you just can’t get enough. So what is the secret to solving Sudoku?  Patience is definitely a good place to start.  At first glance a Sudoku puzzle may look complicated but it is easier than you may initially think.  In fact, you Read more…

Once of our very popular quizzes is the general knowledge trivia quiz.  Trivia questions are great for the brain, boosting memory recall and mental agility.  We offer two types of trivia quiz; one has single answers and the other has multiple choice. Which is best? The debate rages over the answer to that questions but in all reality it comes Read more…

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