If you are bored solving your Rubik’s Cube every day again.
Now Cubesmith dot com offers you the Calendar Rubik’s Cube. Now you will have a reason to solve your Rubik’s Cube every day.
You will have to compose each day the month (three letters), day (two syllables) and the date (two figures) at one side of Rubik’s Cube. This is really a nice cube to put at your desk in the office.
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Via speedcubing dot com I found an interesting interview with 23 year old Chris Hardwick in the News Observer.
Now Rubik’s Cube featured prominently in Will Smith’s new movie, “The Pursuit of Happyness.” Chris is excited about the movie’s potential for expanding the puzzles fan base, and so am I.
It is a nice article (Rubik’s takes another turn in spotlight) to read during the Holidays. Update: the article is only available from the NewsObserver.com paid archives, search for “Rubik’s takes another turn [Read More...]
If you are looking for a nice DIY project during the Christmas Holidays than you have to take a look at the instruction on how to build a Magnetic Rubik’s Dice Cube.
The detailed instruction in eight steps, needed equipment and the complete part list are available at the Instructables website.
The non-symetrical nature of some of the die patterns gives the magnetic dice cube an extra element of strategy not present in a regular Rubik’s Cube. This variable of rotation is an aspect of the “sudocube,” but the magnetic dice cube is easier to solve, because each [Read More...]
This Rubik’s cube is a bit less daunting than some of you might have felt about the original one.
Based on the original Rubik’s cube, this side table called Ruby Cube consists of the same color special acrylic plates that change color when viewed from different angles. Colors change from dark green to gray to aubergine. The Ruby Cube design side table is designed by J.P. Meulendijks.
Dimensions are 14.175″ x 14.175″ x 14.175″ [36cm x 36cm x 36cm] and made of “Reflex” color changing acrylic, MDF and will cost you $399.00. You can buy this Rubik’s Cube table at [Read More...]
For all Rubik’s Cube lovers who want to solve Rubik’s Cube using Linux now Rubix 1.0.5 is available at softpedia. Rubix runs under X11.
The program will auto-load the file “rubix.dat” which will be created when you save your current game. This enables you to continue from where you stopped.
You have to save the file in the same directory. You can run rubix -l saved_game.dat to change the default directory. Run “rubix -h” to have the commands during the game.
At this moment Rubix is not able to solve Rubik’s Cube for you. If you know a solution to [Read More...]
For all Rubik Cube lovers who want to learn to solve Rubik’s Cube Blind-folded (or with your eyes wide open) there is a website dedicated on how to do this.
Michael Curtis is working out a method on how to solve Rubik’s Cube blind-folded. You can find some nice tips and tricks on solving Rubik’s Cube. Even if you not want to learn solving Rubik’s Cube blind-folded this site is really helpful to learn some solving methods. Michael gives an overview of how to use memory techniques and all stages of study needed so that you can do the cube [Read More...]
At a Dutch website called Mega Gadgets I found an announcement for a new puzzle.
For everybody who played with Rubik’s Cube when they were young there is a new and more difficult challenge called Im-Puzzle-Ball.
The Im-Puzzle-Ball is as the name suggest almost impossible to solve. The object of this 3D maze puzzle is to move two balls from one side (entrance) to the other side (exit).
Therefor you have to rotate the Im-Puzzle-Ball which consist of 26 rooms. A ball can only move from one room to another room is the colors of both “doors” [Read More...]