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My two favorite scientists

Who are my two favorite scientists ?
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Written every which way

Looking for the name of a country. This puzzle is part of Recycling old answers.
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Can you open this lock?

This is part of my "guess the 4-digit number" series. If you like, you can see the other puzzles here, here, here and here. On the right you can see a lock, which keeps the door of my hut closed. On ...
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Rebuses with an unknown symbol

Each picture features the same unknown symbol. What does it mean? Where would you place it fit in the final answer?
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Color Logic - Find the rule

Find the rule specified in the image below. Taken from Caterpillar Logic, now the app is gone.
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Mutation of aliens

In the image you can see twelve mutation chambers (A to L). Each alien on the left side of the aliens goes through the three mutation chambers of its right side. The alien on the right side is the ...
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A letter from Mr. Pirate, Mr. Roller, and Mr. Knight

Though I don't think it will help, you may check with the beginning of my story concerning Red Herring Puzzle Club. It seems like it's been a long time since I tried to enter the R.H.P.C. As you may ...
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Jack was not there…Need to find him!

If you don't remember me, I am Aidan. I was in search of Detective Jack a few months back. And after a hard fought battle, I reached where he called me. But, unfortunately, when I reached the ...
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Headbanging Emojis

Maybe you remember my emoji loving friend. To make it short, he heard about the current music challenge and sent me this (click for bigger version): (Emoji art supplied by Emoji One.)
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Sweet! Dream! Another hyper-modern art piece

This puzzle belongs to the puzzle series: hyper-modern art After cracking the door code of the last room, the two friends in the gallery of hyper-modern art are moving on to the next room. "Oh, look ...
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Chromatic Tones

An artist recently painted this odd looking mural in my hometown. He called it 'Chromatic Tones'. Most people just walk by it, but I suspect it has a deeper meaning. I have looked at it, increasingly ...
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Flying pigs arrive

You’ve built pens for flying pigs. Being, well, flying pigs, they pick their own accommodation in full accordance to their preferences. Can you figure out what creature joined them? Pigs only occupy ...
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Time to Hit the Bricks!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #24: Grid-Deduction... It's 2am. The phone rings. You answer it and are immediately met with an onslaught of franticness from your (in?)famous uncle—a ...
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Middle out: A puzzle that won't behave

Ah, jeez. You'd think making puzzles was easy. What kind of fool thinks he can turn up and instantly turn in a working puzzle on his first try? I've been checking my pocket calculator and rolling die ...
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Why did it have to be snakes?

Hey, it's me, your favourite non-copyright infringing adventurer, Nindynana Nones! (No jokes please, my last film Kingdom of The Crystal Nana was enough of one to last us a while). I'm on an wild ...
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Which household object drew this pattern?

In my home is a common household object. I securely attached a marking pen to some point on the household object, and I placed a sheet of graph paper next to the pen, so the paper would not move. I ...
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Difficult IQ test question: What is the box suggesting?

I found a Very Difficult IQ Test on web. One of its questions is: What is the box suggesting? I have seen the answer but there was no clues for the logic behind that. 123456789 ...
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Find me in the pictures

You can't find me here: But here is part of me: And here is another: What am I?
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This is more than just a dream

My name is Buck Edwards. I'm in a dream. The dream. It's happening again. I've had it so many times now I can remember every detail of it, the swinging oxygen masks, the flashing control panel, the ...
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Time to ring in the new year with an enchanting puzzle

--This text is 30 characters--
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Identify the Missing Symbols

The symbols below appear to be some sort of nautical symbols: waves, sails, lighthouse markers, waterfall markers, directional markers, etc. The spots are labeled with red letters, but the red ...
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Spot the Differebus

This is an entry to the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #26: rebus. There are discrepancies between the two images below. When combined, those differences make a rebus for you to solve. Image 1: ...
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Reading the Stars

As the human explorers ventured into an uncharted system, they got the feeling that their presence was expected. In fact, the stars themselves greeted them. What was the greeting?
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Origin of Civilization

"You won't believe this!" my colleague said, shaking with excitement. He dragged me into his office. "Before I show you this discovery," he said, "let me fill you in on Saharan mythology." Oh, boy. ...
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What sentence is hidden here?

The title says it all, try and find it! Not sure about the tags, don't really want to spoil it too much... I will add hints if required :) P.S. Gray is just a frame
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Where is it? - The Google Earth Challenge Ep. 4

Yeh I still can't give out the first hint... Bring it on! :D This puzzle will provide a screenshot in somewhere on Google Earth, please try your best to identify where the location is. The reasons to ...
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A-maze-ing Navigation

This is an entry to the 12th fortnightly challenge ...
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Quoting a four-letter word

What word is quoted in the middle of this 7- word line of 4-letter words?     _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ &...
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I need to clear my table… again!

Note: This puzzle is fairly easy. While I can't stop more seasoned or high-rep users from answering, I would appreciate it if it were left to newer members of the Puzzling community. Thank you! Note 2:...
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A puzzle-loving lady's phone number

After a long day, you head to your local bar for a couple of drinks. Halfway through your second beer, a pretty girl walks up to you and points to the empty chair next to you. "Is this seat taken?" ...
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Rotationpuzzle in hex - The journey beyond the tomb

This is the 3rd themed puzzle of the tomb. (See puzzle 1 and puzzle 2) It is fully independent of the other two and just linked by the common story. After you set the colour-puzzle dials to the right ...
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A big cat roams through the middle of this Google Earth hunt

This puzzle is based on Where is it? - The Google Earth Challenge series started by Conifers, :D Note - this puzzle is mostly, if not all, about solving the riddle. I suppose the puzzle could exist ...
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Race to the Past: A Historical Scavenger Hunt

This was intended to be for History Fortnight, but I didn't quite get it finished up in time. (I now have a history of just missing these cutoffs.) Here's the puzzle, though you'll definitely need ...
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The Collapse of Memory

(This puzzle is a sequel to The Persistence Of Memory.) You find yourself on the floor, slowly waking up and unable to remember how you got here. As you slowly come to your senses, you realize that ...
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A sheet of graph paper and a code

IMPORTANT EDIT: If you looked at this before 00:30 UTC 26 May 2019, please reread - the puzzle has been changed Samantha sat down at the fifth computer in her university's computer lab, hoping to ...
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The Lazy Laser Physicist

You have a setup like in the image above. But it seems like detector A does some weird things. You should better check it with detector B. What is the minimum number of mirrors you have to move (...
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Can you find a trophy on this page?

There's a trophy on this page. Can you find it?
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What letter should replace the '?'

A question was asked in a mental ability test (which ended on Saturday). What letter should replace the question mark '?' Can you solve it?
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Which way is the bus going?

If I'm not mistaken, this is a children's puzzle, but it got me thinking for a while. The bus is driving on the autobahn. Relative to you, which way is the bus going? Left or Right?
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What is hidden on this image?

Here's the image: What is hidden on it and how was it made?
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What's the missing pattern? 3x3 grid, dot pattern

What is the missing piece to this pattern? Got it as a quiz at work - no one here knows what it is!
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Two many rainbows?

Wish I’d had a camera at the time but a cartoon will have to suffice, representing two actual incomplete rainbows that stop in midair where they meet, lit only by a setting sun. This seemed so ...
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Strange Refrigerator Problem

I found this old mini fridge at the dump. It still had old sticky-notes attached to most of the oddly-shaped drawers. Any idea what was kept in the bottom drawer?
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Can anyone help me out with this?

Can someone help me out with this? I tried a-lot of combinations to see which one it would logically be, but I'm stuck as of this moment.
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Gladys goes shopping

This puzzle is part 22 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Bookshelf Arrangement Dilemma

I bought a new bookshelf yesterday, but now I have a dilemma. I've got all these books and I'm trying to figure out the most aesthetically pleasing and, of course, efficient arrangement, but I need ...
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The next movie in this series is..?

Here is a series of movies that have something in common other than being thoroughly entertaining. Find the next movie in this series.
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Virus Detected - Please execute anti-virus code

Virus Detected!!! Your computer, which is represented by the grid pictured, has been infected. The bugs are clearly marked. It's your job to inject your awesome anti-virus code in the proper computer ...
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Clockwork orange?

This puzzle belongs to the puzzle series: hyper-modern art Some other place in the gallery... "You know, I really like this piece of art." "Yes, it's colourful and blinking and stuff. Finally, ...
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Carl Sagan—A Blast from the Past

We all (hopefully) know that Carl Sagan was an accomplished astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and an all-around deep thinker: But he couldn't possibly have just sat around all day cogitating ...