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ThinkFun Says Farewell to a Dear Friend...

For years, visitors to ThinkFun have been greeted by a very friendly, very hairy, orangutan named Clyde.  Perched in ThinkFun’s reception area, Clyde has welcomed (and oftentimes frightened) unsuspecting guests for several years!

ThinkFun co-founders Andrea Barthello and Bill Ritchie received the following in the mail today:

Clyde the Orangutan

The ThinkFun Chair

1321 Cameron Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

April 19, [...]

Calling all iPad Junkies... Universal Rush Hour App Now Available!

Press Release: April 9, 2010

Renowned game and puzzle manufacturer, ThinkFun Inc., is proud to announce the release of Rush Hour for the new Apple iPad.  Rush Hour for iPad is the latest addition to the suite of Rush Hour apps available across a wide range of mobile platforms.  The new iPad [...]

The Next Billy Mays...

ThinkFun co-founders Bill Ritchie and Andrea Barthello may be moving into the infomercial-making industry!  Check out this silly ad they created over the weekend!

*Note:  This “infomercial” was created entirely in fun, certainly not the type of hard-sell marketing approach we take with our products!  Sorry, but you won’t see Bill on QVC any time soon [...]

What a Great Gathering!

This past weekend I made my bi-annual trek to the Gathering for Gardner, a four day celebration of recreational intellectualism held in honor of Martin Gardner, who was for many years the Mathematical Games columnist for Scientific American.  Martin is a hero to generations of mathematicians, magicians, metagrobologists (puzzle lovers), skeptics, Lewis Carroll and L. [...]

If You Give a CEO a Camera...

ThinkFun CEO Bill Ritchie in his Super Solver cape!

This is as good a time as any to introduce ThinkFun CEO and co-founder, Bill Ritchie!

Over the last few weeks, Bill has been jetting all over the country, stopping in Berkeley, CA to visit the folks at the Bunge Lab for Cognitive Control and Development who [...]