31 January, 2018
Our Puzzles Page has been updated. All monthly puzzles from 2016 and 2017 have been placed in a new PUZZLES ARCHIVE 7
Our Puzzles Archives go back to 2010
New for February are:
- a new set of Picture Puzzles
- Mixed Bag Questions (Twenty Trivia / General Knowledge questions)
- A Skeptical Crossword, this month’s theme being Astrology
- More Logic & Maths Puzzles.
30 November, 2017
This month’s Picture Puzzles go to the top of the Puzzles Page as usual;
However the Skeptical Crossword, the Logic & Maths Puzzles and the “Mixed Bag” Questions are all supplied as .pdf files., here and on the Puzzles Page.
As we’re heading into the holiday season, there is a set of bonus puzzles; (mainly word puzzles)
December 2017 Skeptical Crossword (Frauds, Scams and Hoaxes)
88 Dec 2017 Crossword Frauds, Scams & Hoaxes
December 2017 Logic & Maths Puzzles # 65
Logic and Maths Puzzles 65 December 2017
December 2017 “Mixed Bag” Questions (Trivia / General Knowledge)
12 December 2017 Mixed bag questions
December 2017 BONUS PUZZLES
Vic Skeptics Website December 2017 Bonus Puzzles
And don’t forget, our Puzzles Archives go back to 2010
23 November, 2017
Here’s a look back at Vic Skeptics’ flirtation with the Bed of Nails.
Some enterprising Victorian Skeptics made a Bed of Nails and documented the process in the late 1990s. (See Ye Bed of Nails .pdf below)
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20 November, 2017
Followers of this site will be well aware that Australian Skeptics are proud long-term sponsors of the Science Teachers Association of Victoria’s annual Science Talent Search.
Here are the statistics for 2017:
2017 was the 66th year of the STS.
3,369 Victorian students entered; the largest level of participation for several years.
704 Cash bursaries were awarded.
There were 42 sponsors, ranging from multinational companies to private individuals.
The Australian Skeptics were a major sponsor: 90 students received bursaries funded by the Australian Skeptics.
Science Talent Search: Bursary Winners sponsored by The Australian Skeptics
We congratulate Janice Teng and her team of volunteers for a great event. If you are interested in STS and would like to know more, go to http://www.sciencevictoria.com.au/sts/
31 October, 2017
November’s puzzles include:
– seven new Picture Puzzles
– twenty “Mixed Bag“ trivia / general knowledge questions
– a Skeptical Crossword about General Skeptical Issues
– set 64 of our Logic & Maths Puzzles.
For the first time, the Mixed Bag Questions, the Crossword and the Logic & Maths Puzzles are all supplied as .pdf files for easy access
All monthly puzzles are accessible from the Puzzles Page.
31 August, 2017
This months batch of puzzles includes:
- Seven new Picture Puzzles and twenty “Mixed Bag” questions at the top of the Puzzles Page
31 March, 2017
Our Crossword this month has Paranormal Pastimes as its theme, and we return to a choice of standard or cryptic clues.
April 2017 Skeptical Crossword Puzzle (HTML format)
80 April 2017 Crossword Paranormal Pastimes (.pdf format).
There are ten new April 2017 Logic & Maths Problems (HTML format)
57 Logic and Maths Puzzles April 2017 for pdf (.pdf format);
and a new set of seven Picture Puzzles and twenty “Mixed Bag” questions at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE