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Brain Workshop: Summer 2014 Sneak Preview – Part 1

At Marbles®, enriching and strengthening your brain is core to our beliefs. So when we decide to create an exclusive Marbles® product, we’re not looking to make “just another activity to keep you busy,” we’re out to create something that Read More >

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Rubik’s Cube Turns 40!

What could be more brainy than the one and only Rubik’s Cube?  This puzzle is the ultimate challenge of visual/spacial skills, critical thinking, and coordination combined.  And aside from it being one of the most defining toys from the 80′s, Read More >

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Marbles Kendama Jam

Re-Blogged From: http://kendamausa.com/2014/05/06/marbles-kendama-jam/ Read More >

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Marbles Original Products Fall 2013

The Brainworkshop is the division of Marbles where branded products are born. Inspired by feedback from our brilliant customers and Brain Coaches, Marbles’ original toys and games strive to bring some real fun to your mental workout.  Meet some of Read More >

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Independence Day Trivia

How much do you really know about Independence Day?  Some of the things I thought I knew were actually incorrect.  There seems to be some confusion about the chronology of events even among the signers themselves about when things actually Read More >

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Isis Puzzle Adventurist Wins Pyramid Challenge Prize

Isis Puzzle Adventurist, Luns Tee solved the Pyramid Challenge riddle for the golden coin. He was presented with the coin at our San Francisco Centre store. He will also receive a $500 prize for solving the riddle successfully. Luns Tee Read More >

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2013 Simultaneous Chess Tournament

On Sunday, March 10th , Marbles: The Brain Store in Lincoln Square (Chicago) hosted 2012 Illinois Chess Tour champion Sam Schmakel as he took on 12 opponents in a simultaneous exhibition. The Tournament was scheduled for 3 hours, but Sam swiftly Read More >

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Game Design Contest Winner

Congratulations to our Game Design Contest winner Dan Bavernik (& family) for the game Marble Groove. The Bavernik family received $2000, and will get to see their game produced by us to sell in our stores and online. The Barvernik Read More >

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Marbles Fifth Annual Crossword Tournament

This past weekend we hosted our Fifth Annual Crossword Tournament. We had a bunch of enthusiastic and fun participants. Thanks to everyone who joined us! Congratulations to all of our winner! Chicago, IL 1st) Peter Gwinn (he placed 33rd at Read More >

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Happy Birthday Leonardo

Today is Leonardo DaVinci’s Birthday. Born on April 15th, 1452, DaVinci was known as an inventor, scientist and a painter. His paintings of the Last Supper and The Mona Lisa are two of the most recognizable paintings in the world. Read More >

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