A few of the many places online to find answers to riddles are Game Solver, Riddles Brain Teasers and Thinks.com. Offline, Joseph Rosenblum and Joyce Behr's 1976 book, "Biggest Riddle Book in the World," is available from Barnes & Noble and other booksellers.Know More
According to The Organic Mind, riddles are very good for the brain. Answering riddles without help improves the speed, problem solving, memory, attention and flexibility features of the brain. The Organic Mind recommends 10 minutes of brain training a day using riddles or brain teasers. The brain is compared to a muscle that must be worked to gain strength. The Organic Mind also recommends Lumosity, which offers brain training programs featuring scientifically designed games and exercises.
The Organic Mind hosts a riddle directory and offers users the opportunity to submit their own favorite riddles for the directory. Game Solver offers riddles and answers at more than 140 levels of difficulty, as well as other riddle games. Riddles also can be found in books, newspapers and magazines.
One example of a riddle is, "How do you keep a rhinoceros from charging? Take away his credit cards," from "Biggest Riddle Book in the World." A more difficult riddle is, "Apples for leather, leather for silk, silk for tobacco, all to get milk." The answer, revealed on Riddles Brain Teasers, is "bartering."Learn more about Brainteasers
Some riddles about love include: "What makes grown men cry, but humanity would go extinct without it?" and "What causes a sudden increase in heart rate, a loss of memory and overall brain function, but is not a drug?" The answer to both is "love".Full Answer >
Zen riddles are neither easy nor hard, because they are intended as philosophical questions that promote an individual's spirituality. For instance, one riddle asks what sound is made by a single hand clapping. The riddle is a thought-provoking exercise for a student of Zen and has no definitive answer.Full Answer >
One example of a Cebuano riddle is, "Gipalit ko bisan ug mahal, apan magpulos lamang ug magbitay." Translated, this means, "I bought it, and it's costly. However, I use it for hanging only." The answer to this riddle is earrings.Full Answer >
Printable brain teaser worksheets can be found at Teachnology, Super Teacher Worksheets, and BrainDen.com. Teachnology provides 18 different printable brain teaser worksheets with answer keys. Super Teacher Worksheets and BrainDen.com both categorize their worksheets under headers such as Rebus Puzzles, Word Challenges and Logic Puzzles.Full Answer >