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This 1,000-piece color gradient puzzle is super challenging — and currently on sale


Let's face it: Puzzles get a bad rap for being "boring" or "lame." It doesn't matter if it's 100 pieces or 1,000, puzzles are typically reserved for boring nights in and obligatory hangouts with your grandparents, right? Truth is, puzzles are kind of cool. Research suggests that regularly dabbling in puzzles can help improve your mood, lower stress, and even increase your IQ -- really. SEE ALSO: 'Stranger Things' is getting its own'Dungeons & Dragons' game Today, they come in all shapes, sizes, themes, and difficulties, but if you already consider yourself a jigsaw wiz, you're probably craving a puzzle that will truly put you to the test.

This giant puzzle of a CMYK gradient may be the hardest we've ever seen


Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. For some, jigsaw puzzles are a slow, relaxing pastime that exercise the creative and logic centers of the mind. If you're one of the former, it's time you experienced Clemens Habicht's 1,000 Colours. This is no ordinary jigsaw puzzle -- because of the subtle changes in color, it's a true test of patience, process, and attention to detail that's not for the faint of heart (or the faint of sight). You won't have the luxury of a real-world image to focus on while you try to match the picture on the box to the jumble of pieces in front of you.

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This lenticular puzzle changes depending on how you look at it. Then, suddenly, the image shifts to endless meetings during which the camera must stay on at ALL TIMES. At only three hundred and sixty-five pieces, this puzzle should be doable, but, without the ability to sort by color, shape, or life goals, you'll be unsure where to start. Connect a piece to immediately receive an I.C.Y.M.I. prompt that the puzzle isn't finished--as well as five hundred new pieces. Hope you don't have anything else going on, because this puzzle will take over your life.

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This is a super cute felt igloo puzzle perfect for little ones! All of our puzzles are double sided meaning one color felt is on one side and there is colored foam on the the opposite side. This will help make it easier for little ones to put it together and make it more fun as they can do whichever side/color they like. The foam also makes the puzzles snap together nicely. Looking for a special puzzle that you dont see listed?

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