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I Actually Have a Chance of Solving This Motion-Sensing Rubik’s Cube Handheld That Gives You Hints

Did the Rubik’s Cube, one of the world’s most deceptively simple puzzle games, need to be turned into a handheld gaming device? I initially thought Super Impulse’s new Rubik’s Tilt game was a gadget the world didn’t need, but it turns out there’s one feature a cube-solving amateur like myself is happy to finally have: hints. Read More >>

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Imagine What This One-Handed, Rubik’s Cube-Solving Robot Could Do With a Deck of Cards

Rubik’s Cube-solving robots are far from a new idea. In fact, while the human record holder can solve a cube in just 4.22 seconds, the fastest cube-solving robot does it in a little over half a second. This robot isn’t quite as fast, but its ability to quickly solve a Rubik’s Cube using just one three-fingered hand is an astonishing feat of artificial agility. Read More >>

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This Robotic Rubik’s Cube Can Solve Itself

It’s not going to set any world records, but this robotic Rubik’s Cube that’s filled with electronics and tiny electric motors is actually more impressive than watching someone race through the puzzle in a few seconds because it can solve itself without any assistance – aside from a human messing it up in the first place. Read More >>

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Watch This Machine Solve a Rubik’s Cube Faster Than My Jaw Can Drop

About a year ago last march, a robot called the Sub1 solved a Rubik’s Cube in 0.637-seconds, earning it the Guinness World Record for being the fastest cube-solving bot. That honour now appears to be in jeopardy, however, as a pair of engineers have demonstrated a new robot that can solve a Rubik’s Cube in almost half that time: a mere 0.38 seconds. Read More >>

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Robot Wins World Record For Solving Rubik’s Cube Faster Than You Can Do One Twist

The relentless efforts of robots to make us feel inferior at absolutely everything continues with the news that a robot was awarded a Guinness World Record over the weekend for solving a Rubik's cube faster than most humans can make one twist. Read More >>

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Win Friends and Influence People With This Rubik’s Cube-Solving Program

Do you remember that Will Smith movie where he got the big Wall Street job by solving a Rubik’s Cube in front of the company’s CEO? With a little deception, that could be you, by using this Rubik’s Cube-solving application. Read More >>

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Watch a Rubik’s Cube Master Race the Fastest Man on Earth

Speed cubing champion Anthony Brooks is used to racing the clock when he’s solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle, but since we’re in the middle of the 2016 Olympics, he decided to challenge the world’s fastest man, running the 100 metres, to a head-to-head race. Read More >>

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Learn to Solve a Rubik’s Cube in Less Than Two Minutes

Did you know there are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 ways to scramble the 54 coloured squares on a Rubik’s Cube? So how do those record-holding geniuses manage to solve them so quickly? As Mike Boyd discovered, there are some clever tricks you can use that take less than a day to learn. Read More >>

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You Can Stash an Insane Amount of Data in a Rubik’s Cube

Remember that part in the new Snowden trailer, where Ed sneaks data out of the NSA by hiding a memory card in a Rubik’s cube? Has to be bullshit, right? Read More >>

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How the Rubik’s Cube Juggler Tricked the Internet

Last week the internet watched in amazement as Leo Weston solved three Rubik’s cubes while juggling them. Now he’s back to show us how he faked the entire thing, and its just as impressive. Read More >>

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In Just 0.887 Seconds Another Machine Has Already Shattered the Rubik’s Cube World Record

In the early part of this month, Jay Flatland and Paul Rose’s Rubik’s Cube-solving machine set a new world record with an astonishing time of just 0.9 seconds. But just two days before that happened, a new contender, Adam Beer’s Sub1, managed to solve a cube in just 0.887 seconds. Read More >>

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This Homemade Robot Can Solve A Rubik’s Cube In One Second

So a LEGO robot might be able to monster a Rubik’s cube in a little over three seconds, but put together a dedicated machine from a more flexible part list and well, the popular multi-coloured puzzle gets dominated. Try 1.019 seconds on for size. Read More >>

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You Probably Won’t Live Long Enough to Solve the World’s Largest 22×22 Rubik’s Cube

The last time the folks at Coren Puzzle tried to solve their ludicrous 22x22 custom Rubik’s Cube, the whole thing exploded in their hands. But that was just a minor setback it seems, because they finally having a version that works perfectly — if you have the patience. Read More >>

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Putting This Rubik’s Cube R2-D2 Back Together Is Harder Than Fixing a Real Droid

Does the shape of a Rubik’s Cube affect how hard it is to solve? At first glance you’d assume the irregularly-shaped pieces of this R2-D2 rotating puzzle would make it easy to put back together, but before you know it, you could have a real mess of droid parts on your hands. Read More >>

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Solving a 7×7 Rubik’s Cube in Just Over Two Minutes is Miraculous

On Tuesday, Australia’s Feliks Zemdegs managed to break the world record for solving a 7x7 Rubik’s Cube in just over two minutes and twenty-three seconds. For those of us who still have trouble just zipping up a jacket, watching him spin and unscramble this cube is incomprehensible. Read More >>