7 U.S. Cities Attacked by Giant Monsters, Ranked

Watson Adventures Monster MoviesWho’s a hundred feet tall and can scale tall buildings in a single film? It’s King Kong! With the Eighth Wonder of the World tearing it up in Kong: Skull Island, giant monsters are back—as if they ever left.

You’re not likely to run into Kong or Godzilla in any of the seven cities that feature Watson Adventures scavenger hunts for the public, but they’ve all had their share of run-ins larger-than-life monsters. Here’s a ranking of those seven cities, and times they were menaced by massive (and sometimes not-so-massive) movie monsters.

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Things to Do in Boston: 11 Great Places to See, Eat & Have Fun

Watson Adventures Things to Do in Boston
Visiting Boston and looking for places to see, things to do, and spots to eat and drink? Discovering the ins and outs of cities around the country to build fun, challenging scavenger hunts means we know a lot about those cities. And you know what they say: Sharing is caring.

Read on for 11 great things to do in Boston, from historic sites to epic bites.

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Mini Game: Try Out the Women of the Met Scavenger Hunt

Watson Adventures Women of the Met Museum Scavenger HuntOn our newest scavenger hunt, you’ll grab your smartphone and meet the women of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: art of women, art by women, and the stories behind them.

Designed especially for Women’s History Month, the Women of the Met Scavenger Hunt takes you on an hour-long, self-guided, do-it-yourself tour of women in art. It’s completely free (except for museum admission), and you can play any time you want during the month of March.

Can’t make it to the Met? Read on to play a mini-game, with six questions you could find on the Women of the Met Scavenger Hunt.  

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Holy Teamwork! 4 Ways Lego Batman Is Terrible at Team Building

Watson Adventures Lego Batman Movie Team Building“Everything is awesome! Everything is cool when you’re part of a team!” So said the hyperactive theme song to the Lego Movie, the animated hit based on little plastic bricks. In the movie, a group of Lego characters band together to save their city in some of the most literal team building you’ll ever see.

Fast forward to the Lego Batman Movie, and the hero of Gotham City really did not get the message. For all its bright colors, crazy energy, and constant jokes, the Lego Batman Movie has a lot to say about how not to treat your teammates and co-workers. 

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Finding Frederick Douglass: 7 Black History Month Stops on Scavenger Hunts

Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunts Black History MonthDid you know Frederick Douglass is getting recognized more and more lately?  Can’t blame the guy, he’s done an amazing job. Tremendous.

Black History Month is about celebrating the, ahem, amazing jobs of countless people, from famous statesmen to unknown artists, as well as remembering their struggles. Our scavenger hunts, both for the public and for corporate team building, touch on many such notable figures—including Mr. Douglass himself, who makes an appearance on our Secrets of Fell’s Point Scavenger Hunt in Baltimore. Here are a few more of our favorites.

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Who the Heck Is This? 7 Burning Questions About Who’s on Your Money

Watson Adventures Burning Questions About MoneyYou see their faces all the time. You manhandle them, you treat them like property, you shove them in your pants, and you only think about them when you want something.

In honor of Presidents’ Day, think about those men (yep, still almost entirely men) who live in your wallet and make the world go ’round. Who are these clowns, and what are they doing on your money? Here are the answers to seven brain-tickling questions about the faces gracing American money. 

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Your V-Day Guide to the Met: 7 Must-See Nude Artworks

Watson Adventures Met Museum NudesObviously your best possible New York Valentine’s plan would include a Naked at the Met Scavenger Hunt. It’s a fun, flirty tour of sultry sirens, a literally bronzed Adonis, a medieval codpiece, an incontinent Cupid, and more of the Met’s vast collection of clothing-challenged art.

Even if you don’t join a hunt, exploring the Met with someone special is a great way to spend the most romantic day of the year (as certified by greeting-card companies and chocolate makers). If you go, be sure to scope out these seven pieces of nude art: Whether beautiful or weird, they’re some of our favorite pieces in the Met.

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Sex Dwarves & Sea Monsters: 8 of the Most Bizarre Nude Artworks in History

Watson Adventures Bizarre Nude ArtFebruary is here, and with it the sweet song of true love and chocolate-flavored happiness that is Valentine’s Day. Shyeah, right. 

Kick Cupid to the curb and take your friends, or that special someone, for an actual good time on one of our Naked at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunts. They take you on fun, maybe a tiny bit dirty tours of classic and sometimes funny nude artwork. 

To get in the mood, check out this round-up of…frankly weird, freaky, and bizarre nude art. You won’t always know what’s going on, but you definitely can’t unsee this stuff.

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“Steve Jobs” Was Wrong: The Genius of Listening to Customers

Watson Adventures Team Building Scavenger HuntsWith all due respect, Steve Jobs was wrong. Well, not the real Steve Jobs, but the mythical Steve Jobs. He’s the one who supposedly said, “People don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” What he actually said was, “A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.”

We find the inverse to be true: A lot of times your customers know exactly what they want. And sometimes your customers know your business better than you do.
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MoPOP, SAM & Pike Place: 3 Amazing Scavenger Hunts in Seattle

Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunts SeattleAh, Seattle. Home of Starbucks, grunge, and an overwhelming dedication to the number 12. More importantly for fun scavenger hunts and team building events, the Emerald City boasts a rich vein of cultural and culinary gems.

You can now join a totally new scavenger hunt at MoPOP, Seattle’s newest museum; enjoy an exciting update to our Seattle Art Museum hunt, available for the first time in years; and savor a refreshed romp through the restaurants and shops of the famed Pike Place Market. Read on for highlights from each of our favorite spots! Read More