Endless Landscape puzzles were popular in the 19th century, but they haven’t lost their appeal: The little objects are near-perfect amusements, and we’ve found a company that sells one online for $11.79.
The puzzle—or “myriorama”—comes in a deck of 24 cards. Each card is illustrated, and all of the cards and illustrations line up with one another no matter how you arrange them. There are 1,686,553,615,927,922,354,187,720 possible combinations, every one of which tells a slightly different story. There’s no “solution” per se—the puzzle’s reward is the sense of possibility it engenders.
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