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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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Rubik’s Cube World Record Now Stands at 5.253 Seconds

World-record Rubik’s cube solving happens obscenely quickly, but you can barely even count the moves in Collin Burns’s record-setting 5.253-second run. Read More >>

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A Robot Love Story Built of a Thousand Rubik’s Cubes

If you’ve ever managed to finish a Rubik’s cube, you might be a little proud of the fact (I certainly would be.) That is, at least, before you saw this stop motion robot love story video, the result of someone solving 1,300 Rubik’s cubes nearly a thousand times each. Read More >>

Make Music By Solving or Scrambling This Sequencer’s Rubik’s Cubes

With a little custom software, a camera, and some musical know-how, you can turn sixteen customised Rubik's Cubes into a unique interface for a music sequencer. However, unless you're one of those crazy savants who can solve them in seconds, this probably isn't the best instrument for live performances. Read More >>