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Tag: Rubiks Cube

When is a Rubik’s Cube Not a Cube? When It’s a Fruit

When is a Rubik’s Cube Not a Cube? When It’s a Fruit
The original Rubik’s Cube is one of the most iconic and popular toys of all time. From its deceptively simple design to its frustrating complexity for noobs, to the amazing way that some people can solve them in seconds, they’re a mechanical masterpiece of puzzle goodness.

Rubik’s Tactile Cube Puzzle Lets Blind People Join in the Frustration

Rubik’s Tactile Cube Puzzle Lets Blind People Join in the Frustration
As much fun as it is to play with a Rubik’s Cube, it can also be quite frustrating if you don’t know the proper algorithms to use to solve it. There are countless videos and reference materials which show you how to solve the puzzle, though they assume that you can actually see the colors.
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You’ll Never Solve This Rubik’s Cube Toilet Paper Dispenser

You’ll Never Solve This Rubik’s Cube Toilet Paper Dispenser
Some people like to use their time on the toilet to read books or surf social media on their phone, while others use it to solve crossword puzzles. But I’ve never heard of someone trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube while sitting on the pot.

This Custom Rubik’s Cube Is Held Together with Magnets

This Custom Rubik’s Cube Is Held Together with Magnets
The Rubik’s Cube has been exciting and entertaining geeks for many years now. But maybe the design is due for an upgrade. That’s why puzzle expert Tom Parker has been working on a Rubik’s-inspired cube with a unique magnetic design.

Finally, a Rubik’s Cube That Solves Itself

Finally, a Rubik’s Cube That Solves Itself
We’ve watched many a nerd solve a Rubik’s Cube in like 4 seconds flat and we’ve also seen our share of robots that can solve it quickly as well. But until now, a Rubik’s Cube has never been able to solve itself.

This Rubik’s Cube Has People’s Faces Instead of Colors

This Rubik’s Cube Has People’s Faces Instead of Colors
Rubik’s Cubes are way too easy for today’s nerds to solve, what with their simple colors on each side and all, so we need to make things harder for them. People (and robots) are solving these puzzles in a couple of seconds now.

2 X 2 Rubik’s Cube Made out of Cheddar Cheese: Solve, Then Eat

2 X 2 Rubik’s Cube Made out of Cheddar Cheese: Solve, Then Eat
When I was a kid, solving a Rubik’s Cube was tough. Only geniuses could do it. The rest of us had to learn cheats just so we could look smart. These days it seems everyone is solving these puzzles with ease.

This Rubik’s Cube Candle Is Only for True Masochists

This Rubik’s Cube Candle Is Only for True Masochists
When I was a kid, solving a Rubik’s Cube was considered an extremely difficult task for most. These days, there are armies of kids who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in seconds. So now they’ve moved on to increasingly more complex cubes to add to the challenge.

Two Guys Solve Five Rubik’s Cubes While Juggling

Two Guys Solve Five Rubik’s Cubes While Juggling
There are nerds and then there are NERDS. These nerds are some kind of super-nerd wizards with amazing powers. They are out-nerding all of the nerdiest nerds. The proof is in the video below, in which Ravi Fernando and Nick Thomas solve five Rubik’s Cubes while juggling.

Rubik’s Candy Cube Comes Pre-Solved

Rubik’s Candy Cube Comes Pre-Solved
Do you like puzzles? Well you won’t have any fun solving this one, because not only does this Rubik’s Cube come solved straight from the factory, it’s not really a puzzle at all. But there is one good thing about this version of the classic ’80s puzzler.

Building a Massive Rubik’s Cube

Building a Massive Rubik’s Cube
When I was a kid, people who could solve a Rubik’s Cube were a rare thing. Nowadays, there are entire leagues dedicated to solving them as quickly as possible, and even guys who can solve them while wakesurfing or juggling.

Guy Solves Rubik’s Cube While Waterskiing, No Big Deal

Guy Solves Rubik’s Cube While Waterskiing, No Big Deal
I have a hard time solving a Rubik’s Cube while sitting on my couch at home, but some brainiacs can not only do it fast, but they can do it while being daredevils. Take, for instance, juggler and magician Joey Fratelli, who recently created a very cool POV video where he successfully solves a Rubik’s Cube while waterskiing across a lake.

You Need Tweezers to Solve the World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube

You Need Tweezers to Solve the World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube
You better get your magnifying glass and some tweezers to solve this Rubik’s Cube. Puzzle maker Tony Fisher had previously built the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube, and now it looks like he’s built the world’s smallest Rubik’s Cube.

The Only Solution to These Rubik’s Cubes Cakes is to Get in My Stomach

The Only Solution to These Rubik’s Cubes Cakes is to Get in My Stomach
Check out these awesome cubic cakes created by French chef Cédric Grolet. This is exactly what a rich person’s Rubik’s Cube looks like when they want to eat one. Grolet was rated the best pastry chef in 2016 by the Relais Desserts Association, so he clearly knows what he’s doing.

Stop-motion Mario Made with Rubik’s Cubes

Stop-motion Mario Made with Rubik’s Cubes
Two of the most frustrating things that I played growing up were Super Mario Bros. and the Rubik’s Cube. As a kid in the ’80s you were guaranteed to get at least one Rubik’s Cube each Christmas or birthday.

Guy Makes ‘Impossible’ 1x5x5 Rubik’s Cube Puzzle

Guy Makes ‘Impossible’ 1x5x5 Rubik’s Cube Puzzle
This Rubik’s Cube style puzzle will blow your mind. Puzzle maker Tony Fisher has created this “impossible” 1x5x5 Rubik’s cube style cuboid puzzle, and it’s so cool. What’s so impossible about it? Well, this single-layer puzzle design would not be functional using a traditional Rubik’s cube mechanism.
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