Creating Order Out of Chaos: Why Puzzles are Making a Comeback!

Why do people turn to jigsaw puzzles? Entertainment? Excitement? Quality time with loved ones? There’s a lot to love about these scattered pictures, but when we look back at their history, and the influence they are having right now, all the pieces fall into place!

Bill Gates makes sure he brings one along on his vacations, parents put them out to keep their kids entertained, friends gather around for quality time, and the stressed young adult brain finds a bit of calm in their pieces. But what is it about jigsaw puzzles that make us love them so much? And where did they even come from?!

By Sam Burns

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