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Think of a movie title in 4 letters. Change one letter and anagram it to get the title of another movie that came out 20 years later. Then, change another letter in that title, and anagram, to get a third movie that came out 29 years after that. All are very well-known movies. Which movies are these?

Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn
Lost at Sea, 1803

This gorgeous monochrome logic puzzle game where you have to unravel the secrets of an ill-fated sea voyage was an obsession for our whole family for a few weeks. Utterly deserving of its #12 spot on Polygon’s Top 100 Games of the Decade.

The New Yorker’s Cryptic Crossword is coming back!

Reintroducing The New Yorker’s Cryptic Crossword
Our delightfully devious cryptic is back. Here’s how to solve it.

The new ones start in December, but this announcement article links to their archive from the ‘90s. There are also a slew of tips if you’re new to cryptics, including some common terms and practice clues to help you get your brain working in a different way.

Unraveling the Mystery of "Visit Eroda," The Tourism Campaign For An Island That Doesn't Exist

Unraveling the Mystery of “Visit Eroda,” The Tourism Campaign For An Island That Doesn’t Exist – Waxy.org
Unraveling the mystery of @visiteroda, the strangely well-funded tourism campaign for an island that does not exist.

An internet mystery that led in just One Direction…

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