Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was completely bedazzled when her celeb guest Will Smith solved a Rubik’s Cube puzzle before her very eyes.
Oprah challenged the MIB (Men In Black) actor over the authenticity of his puzzle-solving skills in new movie “The Pursuit Of Happiness”. But instead of getting afraid, an eager Smith willingly offered to turn a muddled Rubik’s Cube into one with six same-color sides in just two minutes.
As Winfrey cut to commercials, Smith had solved the colorful puzzle when the show returned after the break, leaving the host speechless, but impressed. In director Gabriele Muccino’s 2006 flick, [Read More...]
At MetaCafe you can watch a six minutes video explaining how you can solve Rubik’s Cube in 5 steps (or as they call it layers).
There are no clever tricks. When you break the solution into these five layers, it will help you to solve Rubik’s Cube quicker than any other trick. Happy Puzzling!
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Via IZ Reloaded Blog I found a link to an intro cartoon for Rubik’s Cube from the eighties on You Tube. In this 40 seconds Rubik’s Cube cartoon three Latino kids have adventures with a Rubik’s Cube.
You can watch the Rubik’s Cube Commercial via YouTube. Happy Puzzling!
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By the time the Rubik’s Cube had passed critical mass in the early 80s, it had sold a total of 250 million units worldwide. The mania crested nearly two decades ago but the recognizable toy is still being sold and licenses are still being granted for products based on the best-selling puzzle.
Banpresto hooks onto the Rubik franchise and plans two wall clocks which feature Rubik’s Cube designs. The first clock sports yellow, red, blue, and white colors with the Rubik’s Cube logo slightly off-center. The second clock shows a Cube in mid-twist with the logo on the right side [Read More...]
In 1974, Erno Rubik invented the contraption that would eventually become known as the Rubik’s Cube.
The toy consisted of twenty-seven miniature cubes which made up the Cube in a 3x3x3 array. Although few players would ever solve the puzzle with its 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible combination’s, the Rubik’s Cube went on to sell a hundred million units to a worldwide audience in the early 80′s.
In the ensuing decades, the Rubik’s Cube craze faded although it still sells roughly half a million units per annum. To recapture some of that old time magic, Banpresto releases a Rubik’s cushion which measures 30cm [Read More...]
Are you looking for your personalized Rubik’s Cube? Then this special frame can display one photo per each side of the cube, making a total of 6 different photos in one product. Each photo is split into nine separate squares that measure 2 cm each so the photo can become a bit irregular, but that is just a small detail right?
The Photo Rubik’s Cube comes in black and you must provide six digital photos that will afterwards become part of the cube mania. The personalized Rubik’s Cube will cost you US$26 at PersonalizationMall and will [Read More...]
In a previous article I already wrote about Maxton’s Metal Puzzles.
Now at eBay you can bid at a Bronze Metal Cube Puzzle Sculpture from Maxton (also known as Mini-Conundrum). The Metal Cube consist of 17 elements composed of Brass, Copper, Magnesium, Bronze and Aluminum; only exterior faces have beveled edges and brushed finish.
The Mini-Conundrum forms a 2″ metal cube weighing approx 2.5 pounds! This is a limited edition; each sculpture is dated and numbered. A certificate of authenticity is included with each sculpture. The sculpture is shipped fully assembled. Happy Puzzling!
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