Two fun puzzle news items for today:- A video of a three year old Chinesse girl solving Rubik’s Cube in 114 seconds.- A story with a video about a parrot who can solve chain puzzles faster than visitors at a Tokyo botanical garden [via nzherald].
Two paper DIY puzzle entries on Su.doku.es reminded me of a video of a Japanese Paper Tumbler a reader sent me a few months ago.
After some searching on the internet I found the Japanese Tumbler an online version on MetaCafe. Although it’s more a trick than a puzzle it will for sure keep people puzzling, just like the two entries at Su.doku.es.
Andrew Fentem is a cutting-edge electronics engineer in research and interface development. The primary aim of his research work has been the creation of intellectual property relating to the design of electronic entertainment devices. Of particular technical significance are the pioneering research-based advances in the fields of multi-touch touch screens, multi-object-tracking, kinetic surfaces, and RFID hardware.
A by-product of these activities has been the creation of a sizable collection of innovative high-specification prototype systems, and what might be called ‘machine art’.
One of the prototypes is Fentix Cube. But this time the Rubik’s Cube is not mechanic but electronic with [Read More...]
Via the Rubik’s Revolution website you can not only read more about the six different puzzles you can solve with the latest Rubik’s Cube called Rubik’s Revolution but also play two of the six puzzles online. The two puzzles you can play online are Code Cracker and Light speed.
The object of Code Cracker is rotate the cube (with the arrow keys) and light all six colors in the correct order. To find the first color in the code, rotate the cube and press the space bar – try any color. If you are right [Read More...]
At Disney’s Website there is an announcement for a Rubik’s Cube Demonstration for the 1st of December 2007. This event will take place in World of Disney California. And it’s not just a normal Rubik’s Cube Demonstration but a demonstration with as they call it – Disney Theme Park Edition Character Rubik’s Cube.
This special Rubik’s Cube has Disney Characters on five side (Donald Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Stitch) and a picture of Sleeping Beauty Castle.
At the first of December 2007 between 1 and 4 pm you can witness an exciting exhibition of speed and skill [Read More...]
The objective of the Grid Rotate Puzzle is to return a grid of numbers to its original form by rotating individual 2 x 2 square bocks by 90 degrees. Hard to explain but give it a go, you’ll work it out quickly.
The grid starts out straight. You can scramble it yourself or hit the ‘Spin’ button and have it done for [Read More...]
Next to 3D Logic there is now also 3D Logic 2, a new edition of the first version of 3D Logic.
Object is still the same, link every pair of the same colored markers. You can only use the gray squares to create a link, the black squares are blocked. Difference between the first and the second release of this Flash Puzzle Game is that there is a story included. Every level tells you a part of the story (this function can be switched off). Happy puzzling!