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FischerTechnic Rubik’s Cube Solver Robot

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A few days ago I posted a Rubik’s Cube solver build with FischerTechnik.

This Rubik’s Cube solver is not build with the help of any toys, but just pure engineering at the University of Michigan. Watch the FischerTechnic Rubik’s Cube solver video at YouTube.com. Happy Puzzling!

Check out other Rubik’s Cube Robots solving Rubik’s Cube: - CubeStormer The Worlds Fastest Lego Mindstorms Speedcubing Robot - [Read More...]

 
 
 

Rubik’s Cube in Flash

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At Eviltron’s website you can find a very nice Flash version of Rubik’s Cube.

You can solve Rubik’s Cube online, you can see how to create special shapes with Rubik’s Cube and it has also a very funny song you can listen to (just click on the brain with the questionmarks – this is some kind of Easter egg).

Enjoy this very nice version of online Rubik’s Cube. Happy Puzzling!

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Bedlam Cube

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Usually, when you mention cube puzzles, everyone thinks of Rubik’s Cube. This time we are talking about Bedlam’s Cube. T

he word Bedlam means chaos. Like all great puzzles, the concept is simple. Take a cube and, with the use of a high tech saw, slice it into thirteen cunning 3 dimensional geometric shapes. Take it apart, and then put it back together.

Well yes, it would be except there are 19,186 different ways of put the Bedlam Cube together. The Bedlam Cube is so easy to start, but so difficult to master. There are various versions of the Bedlam [Read More...]

 
 
 

FischerTechnik Rubik’s Cube Solver

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Almost half a year ago I already posted an item about a Rubik’s cube solver build and programmed with Lego’s Mindstorm.

Well more toys can be used to solve Rubik’s cube. FischerTechnik can also be used to solve Rubik’s Cube. Professor Artur Fischer invented FischerTechnik in 1964 and it was supposed to only be a Christmas gift for customers and business partners.

The system is based on a basic building block, which can be built out or built on on all six sides, just as you wish with angle blocks, static parts, numerous electronic components [Read More...]

 
 
 

$200,000 To Solve Rubik’s Cube

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Ever wondered how many different states of Rubik’s Cube are possible? Well you need a computer to record that. And you know what, you can get money for that.

A computer institute has been awarded $200,000 in order to solve the legendary eighties puzzle, the Rubik’s Cube. Director of the Institute for Complex Scientific Software at Northeastern University in Boston, Gene Cooperman, is studying Rubik’s Cubes as a way of setting up machines to study combinatorial problems in science and operations research.

He wants to record as many different states of the Rubik’s Cube as possible, which he says will [Read More...]

 
 
 

Wooden Sudoku Board

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This Wooden Sudoku Board I found via Sensory Edge. The Table Top Wood Sudoku Board doesn’t require pencil or paper.

This all wooden version of the addictive logical puzzle game allows you to solve it yourself or get help from others with two sided large tiles and a gaggle of small tiles for your possibility matrix. The game features: - 81 Double Sided Two Color Counters - 81 Mini Counters for multiple choices - A Sudoku book with 100 puzzles - 4 self adhesive board buffers - 1 Velvet counter bag

I think for children this is a much better and nicer [Read More...]

 
 
 

New Record at Rubik’s Cube Marathon

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During an official WCA cube marathon Zbigniew Zborowski broke the official WCA cube marathon record by solving 3,390 Rubik’s cubes within 24 hours.

The old record was 3,141 cubes, set in February 2006 by Brent Morgan. Also a group of six Polish cubers (Lukasz Cialon 3355, Adam Wojtyla 2540, Zbigniew Zborowski 3390, Artur Justynski 2162, Adrian Banas 2481 and Tadeusz Tomala 2011) solved the grand total of 15,939 cubes in 24 hours.

The full results of the Cube Marathon are available via speedcubing.com. Happy Puzzling!

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