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Tag: Puzzle

Jigazo Puzzles: Put Together a Different Picture Every Time

Jigazo Puzzles: Put Together a Different Picture Every Time
I’m not a very big fan when it comes to putting puzzles together. I find the task extremely time-consuming and pretty hard to figure out, especially those 1000-piece puzzle sets where you have to piece a picture of Mona Lisa or some random view together.

Robot Solves Rubik’s Cube in 10 Seconds

Robot Solves Rubik’s Cube in 10 Seconds
Any child of the 80’s has owned a Rubik’s Cube at some point. The puzzle was all the rage back in the day and I can still recall when the kid that could solve it really fast ended up on the show That’s Incredible.

Rubik’s Coasters Solve Drinksweat

Rubik’s Coasters Solve Drinksweat
There’s nothing quite as reminiscent of the 1980s as the iconic Rubik’s Cube. If you’re a fan of these classic puzzles (or just of the Eighties), here’s something fun to set on your coffee table.

Rubik’s Brain Cube is Abby Normal

Rubik’s Brain Cube is Abby Normal
Artist Jason Freeny knows his anatomy. Now he’s taken his biological skills and applied them to the creation of the single greatest Rubik’s Cube ever. The Brain Cube.

17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube: *Head Asplodes*

17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube: *Head Asplodes*
Ok, I thought those 5×5, 6×6 and 7×7 Rubik’s Cubes looked difficult, but this (unofficial) World Record 17x17x17 version has truly made my head spin.

Russian Makes, Then Solves the World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube

Russian Makes, Then Solves the World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube
This incredibly teeny tiny Rubik’s Cube was created by Evgeniy Grigoriev and it’s tiny. How tiny? How about 0.39 inches (10mm)! Now that’s extremely small and despite its diminutive size, Evgeniy solves the damn thing pretty fast.

30-Year Quest to Find Least Number of Moves to Solve Rubik’s Cube Ends

30-Year Quest to Find Least Number of Moves to Solve Rubik’s Cube Ends
Being six when the Rubik’s Cube was hot back in the 80’s meant that each Christmas for a few years there you were guaranteed someone would get you one of the damned puzzles. For me the only thing worse than opening up a box Christmas Day and finding a Rubik’s Cube was opening that box and finding underwear.

Diablo Tetris Brings Back Nightmares

Diablo Tetris Brings Back Nightmares
In the world of Sanctuary, after every battle, whether it be against lowly Fallen or the Lord of Terror himself, you will find that warriors will pause, they will just stand there in the middle of the bloodbath.

Nixie Sudoku: Fun With Gas-Filled Tubes

Nixie Sudoku: Fun With Gas-Filled Tubes
This has got to by my favorite Nixie tube creation in a very long time – a fully-playable Soduku board. Trashbear Labs built this Nixie Soduku board using 81 individual tubes, arranged into a grid, and controlled by a couple of dials and a keypad.

LEGO Robot Runs Android OS, Solves Rubik’s Cubes

LEGO Robot Runs Android OS, Solves Rubik’s Cubes
I probably couldn’t solve a Rubik’s cube in 25 minutes, let alone under a minute. However, this cool ‘bot can solve it in less than 25 seconds! Now how neat is that? Oh, by the way, it’s made out of LEGOs.

Hamilton Time Player Watch: Weird Inspiration, Shallow Implementation

Hamilton Time Player Watch: Weird Inspiration, Shallow Implementation
Hamilton claims that the Time Player watch was inspired by the fact that man used to believe that the earth was flat. So Hamilton made… a flat watch. A flat watch that displays the time in four different zones, and doubles as a pseudo-puzzle.

Superplexus Vortex Puzzle Makes My Head Spin

Superplexus Vortex Puzzle Makes My Head Spin
As its name implies, the Superplexus Vortex is a super-sized version of the Perplexus, a plastic spherical maze. The Superplexus Vortex not only has a catchy name, the mere sight of it is probably enough to make a drunk man vomit.

Soul: Indie Horror Puzzler for Xbox 360

Soul: Indie Horror Puzzler for Xbox 360
Made by Kydos Studio, Soul is an Xbox Live Indie game with a simple premise: guide a dead man’s soul to heaven. Actually it’s not that simple, not with things like this blocking your way: Yeah, that helpless-looking blue thing is the soul.

Tetris + Super Mario Bros. = Tuper Tario Tros. Wtf?

Tetris + Super Mario Bros. = Tuper Tario Tros. Wtf?
From the warped minds at Swing Swing Submarine comes this insanely frustrating Flash game that gets its inspiration by combining the worlds of Tetris and Super Mario Bros. The gameplay of Tuper Tario Tros. starts out just like SMB, but as you start to proceed across the platforms, you quickly find out that the Mushroom Kingdom is largely impassable due to the configuration of blocks in your way.

A True Gentleman Tucks His Nintendo Ds Into Classy Accesories

A True Gentleman Tucks His Nintendo Ds Into Classy Accesories
The Professor Layton series may not be quite as big in the western world as it is in Japan, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate a good puzzle–or a cracking good Nintendo DS case. This booklike case not only offers protection for your handheld… it intellectualizes it, too!

Cube Works Rubik’s Cube Portraits: Geeky and Classy

Cube Works Rubik’s Cube Portraits: Geeky and Classy
Before I go on, let’s get it out of the way. Yes, Rubik’s Cube art is nothing new, and in all likelihood Nick Hall and the rest of the Cube Works team are following on the footsteps of earlier Rubik’s Cubists.