Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Radio Cube 3: Go Home, Rubik, You’re Drunk.

 |  |  |  |  October 18, 2013


I know there are people out there who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in seconds, but I’m not one of them. I eventually could work my way through the puzzle, but it takes me 10 or 15 minutes on a good day. This puzzle, on the other hand, I’m NEVER solving.

radio_cube_3

What you’re looking at is a fully scrambled version of the Radio Cube 3, a torturous puzzle based on icosahedral geometry. It starts out innocently enough, looking like a Rubik’s Cube with a personality disorder:

radio_cube_3_2

But a few twists and turns later, and it’s a brain-scrambling disaster.

This evil puzzle was created by Shapeways contributor Eitan, and is a cubic transformation of a puzzle called Radiolarian 3 by Jason Smith. Radio Cube 3 looks infinitely more difficult to solve in my opinion, but I’m sure somebody out there will figure out a way to solve it quickly. You’ll notice how Eitan only shows how to scramble the cube in the video, and there’s no indication that he knows how to solve it.

If you’d like to bend your mind, you can grab the main parts needed for it for $150(USD) over on Shapeways. Then you’ll need to pick up 20 flat-head M3 screws at least 12mm long, and a set of stickers. And a sledgehammer. And a trash can.



CENT.LDN Boombox Candle

CENT.LDN Boombox Candle

The Colors of Guillermo del Toro

The Colors of Guillermo del Toro

Crushing Things Underwater

Crushing Things Underwater

Toyota Tundra Capstone Gets All Gussied Up for 2022

Toyota Tundra Capstone Gets All Gussied Up for 2022

Tesla Is Increasing the Price on its Full Self Driving Package Again

Tesla Is Increasing the Price on its Full Self Driving Package Again

Listen to the Hennessey Venom F5 Taxi for Takeoff

Listen to the Hennessey Venom F5 Taxi for Takeoff

Advertisement