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Tag: Rubiks Cube

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.

Rubik’s Cube Pixel Art: the Ultimate Geek Art Form

Rubik’s Cube Pixel Art: the Ultimate Geek Art Form
What do you get when you’ve got a crapload of Rubik’s cubes lying around the house, and some serious artistic talent? You make some major pixel art, that’s what. These Rubik’s pixel portraits by Irish artist John Quigley are truly mind-boggling.

Touchscreen Rubik’s Cube: Surprisingly More Backasswards Than the Plain Version

Touchscreen Rubik’s Cube: Surprisingly More Backasswards Than the Plain Version
Minor modifications aside, today’s Rubik’s Cube is very similar to the one that Ernő Rubik introduced to the world more than 30 years ago. But it was only a matter of time before the geeky puzzle cube got touched by technology.

Pac-Man Rubik’s Cube Goes Nom Nom Nom When Solved (Not Really)

Pac-Man Rubik’s Cube Goes Nom Nom Nom When Solved (Not Really)
You know, I was just thinking the other day how I’d like a Rubik’s cube for my desk. And while I’m partial to the Mega Man Rubik’s Cube (which, I presume, goes “pew pew pew”) the classicist in me is more partial to this Pac-Man Rubik’s Cube (which, naturally, goes “nom nom nom”).

Mega Man Boss Battle Rubik’s Cube: Still Easier to Finish Than the Video Game

Mega Man Boss Battle Rubik’s Cube: Still Easier to Finish Than the Video Game
I’ve never been able to solve a Rubik’s cube; the most I can do is “solve” one of the faces. I’m also not good at platformers, nor do I enjoy playing them (but I am really interested in playing Ratchet & Clank).

Conjoined Rubik’s Cubes Make My Head Spin

Conjoined Rubik’s Cubes Make My Head Spin
Puzzlemasters – if you’ve already figured out how to solve Rubik’s cube in under 9 seconds flat, you’re probably in need of a new challenge. Well here something that should keep you busy for at least 30 seconds.

Better Than Bento? the Rubik’s Cubewich

Better Than Bento? the Rubik’s Cubewich
We’ve seen some pretty badass bento around here, but nothing quite like the Rubik’s Cubewich, a puzzling and meaty creation that’s almost too clever to be eaten. Almost. Salami, kielbasa, cheese, bread–there’s all sorts of goodness in this cubewich!

3 X 3 X 1 Rubik’S Cube is Just a Wee Bit Too Easy to Solve

3 X 3 X 1 Rubik’S Cube is Just a Wee Bit Too Easy to Solve
If you thought that 7 x 7 x 7 Rubik’s Cube was a little too difficult for your tiny brain, what with its 1.95 * (10^160) permutations, have I got a deal for you. This 3 x 3 x 1 Rubik’s Cube (aka the “Floppy Cube”) is so simple that your cat should be able to solve it – with one paw tied behind its back.

Rubik’s Cube Lamp: Puzzling That Nobody has Made These Yet

Rubik’s Cube Lamp: Puzzling That Nobody has Made These Yet
The Rubik’s Cube started out its humble life as a simple little plastic puzzle. But over the years it’s found its way into everything from alarm clocks, to the technabob mascot to crazy viral videos. But this could be my favorite use for a Rubik’s Cube yet.

V-Cube 5x5x5, 6x6x6, 7x7x7: Like Rubik’s Cubes on Crank

V-Cube 5x5x5, 6x6x6, 7x7x7: Like Rubik’s Cubes on Crank
I had enough problems trying to solve the original Rubik’s Cube. Heck, I was often tempted to just peel all the colored stickers off and place them on the proper sides of the cube whenever I got frustrated with the damned thing.

Rubiks Mirror Blocks Puzzle Bumps Out of the Cube

Rubiks Mirror Blocks Puzzle Bumps Out of the Cube
Ready for a challenging puzzle? Check out this new variant on the classic Rubik’s Cube which isn’t comfortable just being perfectly square. The new Rubik’s Mirror Blocks puzzle makes things a bit more complicated than the original by making each and every one of its blocks a slightly different size.

Rubik’S Cube Disco Light: Your Party Just Got 200% Nerdier

Rubik’S Cube Disco Light: Your Party Just Got 200% Nerdier
The Retro Cube Stereo Speaker and Mood Light, in theory, brings the latest in LED and rhyhmic technology to an old familiar shape. In reality, however, it’s more like an unholy marriage between a Rubik’s Cube and the Saturday Night Fever dance floor.

Space Invader + Rubik’s Cube = Pac-Man

Space Invader + Rubik’s Cube = Pac-Man
I know, it doesn’t sound like the math would work, but somehow that equation actually holds up in this case. Stay with me while I elaborate. You see, this art installation is the latest from the famous French street artist who goes by the moniker Space Invader.

Technabob Mascot Immortalized in Rubik’s Cubes

Technabob Mascot Immortalized in Rubik’s Cubes
See that little robot guy in the upper right corner of the Technabob site header? He’s the original mascot of our humble little website, inspired by the classic arcade game Berserk. So I was oh so thrilled when I heard a world-renown urban artist has immortalized the same robo-dude using a bunch of Rubik’s Cubes.

Rubik’s Revolution: the Cube Goes Techno

Rubik’s Revolution: the Cube Goes Techno
I’ve been wondering why the old Rubik’s Cube has been making appearances all over the place lately, with a significant amount of screen time dedicated to it in Will Smith’s craptacular The Pursuit of Happyness. Now we know it was all product placement geared towards the upcoming release of the new Rubik’s Revolution, a modern update to the classic brainteaser.