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This Smart Rubik's Cube Is Teaching Me How to Solve One After 40 Years of Failure

A robot built out of Lego can solve a Rubik’s Cube in about 3.2 seconds, but some 40 years after I first picked up the iconic puzzle, I’ve yet to solve it on my own. I assumed that successfully unscrambling a cube would forever remain on my bucket list, but a smart Rubik’s Cube is finally teaching me the strategies to…Read more...
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11 of the Coolest Builds By Bored People With a Lot of Lego Bricks

There are a lot of reasons why Lego remains one of the world’s most popular toys, over 3,700, in fact: the number of unique Lego pieces that have been created over the decades. It allows everything from Batmobiles, to excavators, to Kessel running space ships to be built from plastic bricks, but Lego can be used to…Read more...
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The Best Apps for Solving a Rubik's Cube

A Rubik’s Cube or “magic cube” can be configured over 43 quintillion ways, and every configuration can technically be solved in 20 moves or less. In practice, the most expert human cube solvers usually need more than 40 moves. But these mobile apps can solve it faster—or they can teach you how to solve like an expert.…Read more...
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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:…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 it’s ability to quickly solve a Rubik’s Cube using just one three-fingered hand…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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Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube in Just 44 Hours

Meet DeepCube, an artificially intelligent system that’s as good at playing the Rubik’s Cube as the best human master solvers. Incredibly, the system learned to dominate the classic 3D puzzle in just 44 hours and without any human intervention.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 honor 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…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Puzzles, Robots, World Records, Rubiks Cube, Ben Katz, Rubiks Contraption, Jared Di Carlo

This robot can solve a Rubik’s Cube in .38 seconds

 When future generations look back on 2018 what will they remember? Not much, I suspect, except for this amazing robot that can solve a Rubik’s cube in .38 seconds. The video, above, shows the cube in an unsolved position and then the actuators jump into action, slamming squares into place like some kind of crazed version of Will Smith’s character in The Pursuit of Happyness. Created… Read More
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Steampunk Rubiks Cube

In this instructable I am going to show you how to modify a Rubiks Cube to give it an aged look. You can of course use any type of Rubiks Cube to do this mod, but I decided to go with a gear cube.I am obsessed with Rubik Cubes and since the original wooden one is ridiculously expensive, I decided to...By: brichtlContinue Reading » [Author: brichtl]
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Solving the Rubiks Cube | You CAN Do the Rubiks Cube

Introduction. There are many different methods for solving the Rubik's cube. They can be divided into two broad categories: layer methods and corners first methods
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A Lego Contraption That Solves Giant 9x9x9 Rubik's Cubes Is Smarter Than You

If you feel inadequate about your inability to solve even a standard-sized 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube, then don’t watch this video of the MultiCuber 999: a towering Lego Mindstorms contraption that can solve giant 9x9x9 Rubik’s Cubes.Read more...
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Watch a robot solve a Rubiks Cube in 0.637 seconds

Today, classic puzzles. Tomorrow, deep-dreamed enemies of freedom!
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Blink and You'll Miss the World's Fastest Rubik's Cube Solve [Update]

Speedsolvers, your new time to beat is 4.74 seconds.
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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 high-powered 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 meters, 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 colored 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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Augmented Reality Will Now Help You Solve a Rubik's Cube

There are many ways to solve the standard 3x3 Rubik’s cube, each with its own advantages. Faster methods usually requiring more practice and algorithmic knowledge. But now, thanks to undergrad Martin Španěl and augmented reality, no memorization is required to master the cube in 20 moves or less.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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Rubiks Cube Juggling Guy Has the Internet Fooled

As Shakespeare once said ... "Bullshit." We call bullshit. There's no way this Rubiks Cube juggling guy is doing what the video... The post Rubiks Cube Juggling Guy Has the Internet Fooled appeared first on Regretful Morning - Funny, Awesome, Sexy and Weird.
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This Guy Can Solve 3 Different Rubik's Cube While Juggling Them at the Same Time

While most people in this world struggle to juggle and other people in this world don’t like the brain pruning effect of a Rubik’s Cube, Rubocubo is totally different: he can juggle three different Rubik’s Cubes while solving all of them in less than 15 seconds. It’s an awesome trick that combines two of the funnest (and silliest) skills.Read more...
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Puzzlemaster Tony Fisher builds the world’s largest working Rubik’s Cube

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The World's Largest Rubik's Cube Is 10,000X More Frustrating

Because apparently a regular-sized Rubik’s Cube wasn’t already enough of a challenge, Tony Fisher built himself a version that’s over five feet long on each side. Even just bringing it out to play looks like a monumental struggle, let alone the back-breaking challenge that is trying to solve it.Read more...
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In Just 0.887 Seconds Another Machine Has Already Shattered the Rubik's Cube World Record

In early February, 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 Robot Can Solve a Rubik's Cube in One Second

Given a long plane ride and enough booze, I can just about solve a Rubik’s cube. The most talented humans can manage it in about five seconds ; for a homemade robot, it takes 1.019 seconds. Read more...
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You Probably Won't Live Long Enough to Solve the World's Largest 22x22 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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