A few months ago I already wrote about Gene Cooperman who received US$ 200.000 to solve Rubik’s Cube. But there is more behind the story.
Researchers are striving to help companies improve efficiency by studying the puzzle of all puzzles: the Rubik’s Cube. By using a lot of computers to solving Rubik’s Cube.
Armed with at least 64 microprocessors and 20 terabytes of space, a professor from Northeastern University in Boston will try to do just that by recording as many states of the Rubik’s Cube as possible.
The project may seem [Read More...]
Sudoku Master for Nintendo DS will be release at October 27th 2006. And the best part is that all Sudoku’s come from Nikoli. The best hand-made Sudoku supplier there is.
Sudoku master has a intuitive touch-screen controls that make solving the puzzles faster and easier than ever. And more than 4000 Sudoku puzzles, all of which were hand-picked by the Sudoku masters at Nikoli.
You can buy Sudoku Master (Nintendo DS) from Amazon.co.uk. Happy Puzzling!
Jeff Hsieh made a very nice documentary about speedcubing, featuring Peggy Hsieh, Jeff Hsieh, Kylee Hall, and Adhish Yajnik.
The documentary is a journey through a speedcubing world. The tell passionate about speedcubing, what got them started, what they plan to do with speedcubing in the future, what others think about speedcubing and much more.
You can watch this speedcubing documentary at Myspace. Happy Puzzling!
Tags: Rubik’s Cube | Documentary
After finding a website where Stephen Lang’s will blog week the Futoshiki puzzle from the newspaper “The Gardian” every week.
I received today a comment from Puzzlemix referring to a website called DoFutoshiki.com where you can solve Futoshiki Puzzles online for free. Downside is that they not yet explain how to solve Futoshiki puzzle and also do not have different levels of Futoshiki puzzles. But this is coming soon.
Buy Futoshiki Puzzle Books from Amazon.com. Happy Puzzling!
ISIS Adventure is possibly the most difficult puzzle in existence and is the brainchild of Dave Thomas and Andrew Reeves.
Isis is an interactive mind game which involves players having to open an alloy ball which is constructed in layers and covered in hieroglyphics. Every ISIS Adventure Puzzle Ball is unique, and handmade in England by precision engineers. There are literally millions of combination’s and the game promises to challenge the most astute and intellectual of minds.
If you crack the combination and you will reveal a special key inside, which has a unique serial number stamped on it. The [Read More...]
Brando adds one more product to the near-infinite variety of USB hubs with its USB Twister Hub, a four-port USB 2.0 expander with Rubik’s Cube-like modules that twist to your bidding. It’s $26.
This is mildly amusing-looking, but not so cute as I could be when it really looked like a Rubik’s Cube. Although now you are able to rotate each USB port you have always enough space for your USB devices. Happy Puzzling!
Tags: Rubik’s Cube | USB
The NAS Sudokuthon is the UK’s biggest ever Sudoku event, challenging people across the UK to complete as many Sudoku grids as they can at work, at school or online – all in aid of The National Autistic Society (NAS).
The are aiming to complete 500,000 Sudoku grids and raise £500,000 for children with autism and their families. That’s one grid for every person affected by autism in the UK.
World Famous Sudoku Solver Carol Vorderman is one of the celebrities who supports the NAS Sudokuthon.