A ‘design classic’ is defined as an industrially manufactured object with timeless aesthetic value. It serves as a standard of its kind and, despite the year in which it was designed, is still up to date.
The ‘design classics’ collection presented in three volumes with in total 3300 pages has been put together by a group of experts following the above criteria.
Buy Phaidon Design Classics (3 Volume Set) (Pts. 1, 2 & 3) at Amazon.com. Happy Puzzling!
It takes an average of 48 to 100 tries to solve a Rubik’s Cube puzzle.
If done perfectly, any Rubik’s Cube combination can be solved in 17 turns.. UPDATE: According to Ron from Speedcubing.com there are thousands of Rubik’s Cube positions proven to be solvable in 20 moves but no position has yet been found that take 21 moves. Happy Puzzling!
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If your are only reading Passions for puzzles’ weblog than please take also a look at other pages of Passion for Puzzles.
At our Online Puzzle page you can find more than ten online puzzle games you can play online for free like, Simon Says, Self programmed TopSpin, Samegame, Pannerotto, Rubik’s Cube and much more logic puzzle games. Happy Puzzling!
If you are looking for a nice USB hub to connect your Sudoku Clip Flash Drive, than this is the USB hub for you (USB 2.0 and four ports which can be slide accordingly to access the ports easily).
This is the puzzle alarm clock that is guaranteed to wake you up! Nobody sleeps through this! It wakes you up by firing four puzzle pieces up in the air, and then it is your task to get the pieces and put them back in the alarm clock – it won’t turn off until then.
Sleep well and wake up puzzling!
Puzzle enthusiast and author Jerry Slocum has donated his immense puzzle collection to IU’s Lilly Library. The collection includes more than 30,000 mechanical puzzles and nearly 4,000 puzzle-related books.
Beginning Wednesday, 400 pieces from the donated puzzle collection, including hands-on examples, will be on display in a newly refurbished area of the Lilly Library that will be named the Jerry Slocum Puzzle Room, said Jillian Hinchliffe, Lilly Library curatorial assistant.
Visitors to the Lilly Library will be able to test their wits by trying to reassemble or disentangle replicas of puzzles that have entertained for centuries, according to a press [Read More...]
Each side of the puzzle has as usual a different color (I just wondered why ?) and a different shape ; squares, circles, lines, dots, plus signs and triangles. Happy Puzzling!
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