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Chinese Puzzle Ball

Long before Rubik’s cube, there was the Chinese puzzle ball: a set of intricately carved, concentric spheres usually up to 7 layers deep. The "puzzle" part of the name is both for the fact that it’s [...]

Huge Portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. Made from 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes

It may look like a painting from a distance, but Pete Fecteau’s mosaic is actually more than four thousand carefully arranged Rubik’s Cubes. His appropriately named “Dream Big” project took a year to complete, but it looks like that was time well-spent. Link -via DVICE | Photo: Paul L. Newby II

Man Juggles Two Rubik’s Cubes While Solving a Third

(Video Link) Sure, David Calvo can solve a Rubik’s Cube under these somewhat challenging conditions. But can he do it when, say, the three cubes are on fire? That I would like to see. -via Geekosystem | Calvo’s Website

Rubik’s Companion Cube

Prop maker Chris Myles, the man behind those marvelous lemon grenades, devised several functional Rubik’s Cubes that look like a Weighted Companion Cubes. Lambert Varias of Technabob asks “What’s next Chris? A GLaDOS Speak & Spell?” Yes, please! Link -via Technabob

Rubik’s Cube Cake

 If you are like me you have spent hours trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube with no success. Well now you can have your revenge.. and your cake and eat it to by taking a bite of this Rubik’s Cube Cake. Link

Rubik’s Cube Cake

Sure, you could decorate the exterior of a cubical cake so that it looks like a Rubik’s Cube from the outside, but Vicky McDonald went beyond that goal for her cake in honor of Erno Rubik’s birthday. As you slice her cake, it continues to look like a Rubik’s Cube, with varying interior colors. She [...]

Engineering Students Design Robot Rubik’s Cube Solver

If you were around in the 80’s, you had a Rubik’s Cube puzzle. I hated those things and always resorted to pulling the stickers off to win in frustration. Some students from Swinburne University of Technology created a robot that can solve the puzzle in 10.69 seconds. That under 11-second time includes time for scanning [...]

Sistine Chapel built using Rubik’s Cubes

In a grounbreaking feat 11 people took 400 hours to recreate The Hand of God out of Rubik’s Cubes. Most daunting of all is the fact that each cube had…

Playing Tetris with Rubik’s Cube

What do you get when you combine Tetris with Rubik’s Cube? I can only imagine how long this clever YouTube clip by BananaNeil must’ve taken him to make! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – via Have You Seen This?

Sudoku Rubik’s Cube

How do you multiply the frustration of Sudoku? Just add a little bit of Rubik’s Cube and voilà! Welcome double frustration with this: Sudoku Rubik’s Cube.