GENIUS IS PATIENCE – ISAAC NEWTON

Ancient Greece. The cradle of Western civilization. The birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy and literature, fundamental scientific and mathematical principles, the world’s oldest known analog computer, the Olympic Games, and feta cheese. For millennia, Greece has served as the inspiration for brilliant minds such as Archimedes, Aristotle, Euclid, Hipparchus, Ptolemy, Plato, Pythagoras, and Socrates.

The ancient Greeks used bottles called ampulla olearia to hold precious liquids such as perfumed oils. The True Genius Grecian Bottle holds something a little more exquisite – a test of ingenuity and dexterity. Can you remove the wooden ball and the associated pieces (wooden dowel, metal pin, nut, and bolt), and successfully reassemble everything inside the bottle?

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Tea Dragon Society Card Game

Tea Dragon Society is an award-winning, all-ages comic by Katie O’Neill, about a young girl that becomes involved with the world of tea dragons. Tea Dragons are small dragons that grow tea leaves from their horns or antlers, depending on the type of dragon. Greta falls in love with the dragons and the people that care for them. It was an excellent comic that started on the web and was then published by Portland-based Oni Press.

Mistborn: House War Boardgame

Become the head of a Great House of Luthadel in this game of negotiation and betrayal set in the world of Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn novels.

Mickey The True Original Chess Set

For a mouse who’s 90 years old, Mickey is still pretty spry. He just goes on whistling as he drives his steamboat down the river without a care in the world. He just want to spread that special joy and nostalgia that only he can bring to the table. The kind of joy that makes you want to crush your opponent at chess.