Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Friday, July 20th, 2012

  • To get credit for solving National Park Jumbles 2, you needed to unscramble letters in a dozen nonsense words so as to create words found in national park names.

    Here are the solutions:

    MOLDEC = McLeod
    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

    AILNCUP = Capulin
    Capulin Volcano National Monument

    MEULOGEC = Ocmulgee
    Ocmulgee N

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

  • Each of the 12 jumbles listed below can be unscrambled, using exactly the same letters -- no more, no less -- to reveal a word that is in the name of at least one American national park.

    We won’t make you provide the full name of each National Park System unit. Just unscramble the 12 jumbles before midnight today (12:00 p.m.

Monday, July 16th, 2012

  • In Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone, author George Black pulls on three main threads to tell the backstory of the creation of Yellowstone National Park.

    Foremost is America's 19th Century lust for exploring its new lands, a hunger to reach out into every nook and cranny of the frontier and claim the area for the year-old United States.

    This hunger, of course, fo

Friday, July 13th, 2012

  • Mystery photo 53, our first international mystery photo puzzler, challenged you to identify a waterfall and the national parks in which it is located.

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

  • Mystery Photo 53 was taken in a national park, but not in the United States.

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