Monthly Archives: July 2011

Derren Brown’s Impressive Memory Feat In A Chess Simultaneous Exhibition

This YouTube video shows an impressive memory trick by Derren Brown. The Amazing Kreskin has previously pulled off something similar, with a simultaneous match against Viktor Korchnoi and Robert Byrne; the trick there was that Kreskin was also blindfolded! But … Continue reading

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Round Trip On A Treadmill; Updated With Solution

Well, it’s been a while, but here at last is the promised solution to the treadmill puzzle posted here. I saw a version of the puzzle here (in the midst of a great discussion of extreme examples and counterexamples) at … Continue reading

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