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The Odds of Winning Super Bowl Squares
By BrainCoach Hallie
2/5/2016 4:16:00 PM  
SportsIllustrated.com, along with caseyshead.com, is answering the question Brainiacs everywhere want to know: ‘Will I take home all of the Smarties this year?’ It’s that time of year again…  you’re scrambling to find a Super Bowl party, fill out your Super Bowl squares, and find a comfortable seat that is equidistant between the snacks and the television to watch the half-time show. For those of you unfamiliar with how Super Bowl Squares work, I’m ref Read More

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New Year, New Brain Part II
By BrainCoach Derik
1/15/2016 1:51:00 PM  
New Year, New Brain Part II You didn't think we were done yet, did you? There's still a multitude of easily sustainable resolutions to keep your brain (and body) healthy this year. Here are five more tips to keep your brain in shape! 1.) Go Outside A study in Am J Public Health showed that there appeared to be a connection between spending time outside in "green" environments and reduced ADHD symptoms. Plus, the outdoors provide more energy than a cup of coffee after just 20 minutes. G Read More

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Top 5 Games for Autistic Children
By BrainCoach Derik
12/14/2015 1:11:00 PM  
Five Games for Autism It's tough to find the perfect family activity when shopping for children with Autism. No matter what level of functionality the child may be at, there's no easy way to find a toy or game that they can enjoy with family and friends. Luckily, as brain health is our specialty, we have a wide variety of brainy activities that will bring even those with special needs closer with those they love most. Here are our Top 5 games for Autistic children: 1.) Q-Ba Maze Ultimate Stu Read More

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Top 10 for Teens and Tweens
By BrainCoach Derik
12/2/2015 3:12:00 PM  
Top 10 Gift Ideas for Teens & Tweens Millennials; the hardest generation to shop for during the Holidays. They seem to have everything and all the things that you would've loved when you were their age seem lackluster and dull. We spend extra time curating gift ideas for those that seem impossible to shop for so we're happy to present to you our Top 10 Gift Ideas for Teens and Tweens! Nefarious In Nefarious, you are a mad scientist attempting to destroy the world. To do so, you must b Read More

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How Flingons Improve your Day
By BrainCoach Derik
12/2/2015 12:26:00 PM  
Flingons and the Brain Our favorite little magnetic helpers sure have proven to be an excellent tool in the office, home, and classroom. With endless ways to play and tons of brainy benefits, Flingons are a true Supertoy; a magnetic fidget set that does wonders for your brain, hands, attention, focus, coordination, and creativity. Fidgeting is Good! New studies have found that having something to fidget with improves attention and focus. Our brain operates on multiple processing lev Read More

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BB-8 + Marbles = Complete Joy
By BrainCoach Derik
11/20/2015 10:27:00 AM  
BB-8 + Marbles = Complete Joy   One of our most favorite vendors, Sphero (The makers of BB-8) released an adorable video of a curious BB-8 inspecting a marble, only to be...well, we don't want to ruin it. Just check it out! Read More

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Marbles' Gray Matter & the Brain
By BrainCoach Derik
11/13/2015 4:12:00 PM  
Marbles' Gray Matter and the Brain We've had the honor of introducing countless brainy games, puzzles, and activities for over 7 years as a company. One of our most favorite and versatile bestsellers from our very own Brain Workshop is Gray Matter. This non-newtonian fluid is half liquid, half solid so it takes a shape, and sticks to itself without being sticky. Here's why it's good for your brain: 1.) Gray Matter exercises your fine motor skills Running your hands through the sand is a sen Read More

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How "Buffalo" Rewires your Brain and Teaches Tolerance
By BrainCoach Derik
11/4/2015 11:32:00 AM  
How "Buffalo" Rewires your Brain and Teaches Tolerance   It's not very often a party game comes around that's undeniably fun, fantastically hilarious, perfectly brainy, and changes your brain to think beyond gender and racial stereotypes. We're proud to say Buffalo is that game. The rules are simple; draw one noun card and one adjective card. Be the first player to shout out an example of a real or fictional person that fits those attributes and you keep those cards as points. T Read More

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You HAVE to play our Top 5 Family Game Night Favorites!
By BrainCoach Derik
10/29/2015 1:34:00 PM  
Family Game Night! - Games for all Types of Families We know how hard it is to shop for the whole family, especially for brainy activities that provide fun challenges for all ages. Luckily for you, we at Marbles specialize in curating a library of games, puzzles, and gadgets that bring the whole family together, promoting an undeniably fun bonding experience that even your 8th grader will enjoy! Take a peek at some of our favorite family game night must-haves! Oh Snap! - For Younger Families Read More

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Genius Halloween Costumes
By BrainCoach Derik
10/28/2015 3:56:00 PM  
GENIUS Halloween Costumes! With Halloween right around the corner, take a look at some of our favorite Halloween costumes of important, brainy people in History! Marie Curie What you need: 1.) Black Victorian dress 2.) Hair tied up3.) Beaker Albert Einstein What you need: 1.) Crazy gray haired wig 2.) Oxford collar button-up under a neutral sweater 3.) Face paint for eyebrows and 'stache 4.) A classy pipe Error 404 What you need: 1.) White shirt 2.) Sharpie Sigmund Freud What yo Read More

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