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10mm of Perplexity: World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube

I don’t care how big or small the thing is, I still won’t be able to solve the damn thing. Evgeniy Grigoriev beat his own previous record of 12mm by creating this homemade fully-functioning 10mm-across Rubik’s Cube, which comfortably earns the honor of smallest Rubik’s Cube in the world. Perhaps even cooler, a 3D-printing company named Shapeways lets you buy ...

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Rubik’s Cube for the Blind, Part Deux: The Ugly One

Alright, let’s just be honest here. This Rubik’s Cube isn’t going to be winning any beauty pageants in some alternative universe where Rubik’s Cubes actually have intelligence and hold their own contests. Unless, of course, Rubik’s Cubes have a whole different definition of beauty. Maybe multi-colored, multi-textured, torture device-looking gadgets are theirdefinitionof a really hot bod. Probably not though. Unlike ...

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Make Your Own Rubik’s Cube Using Your Old Keyboard

Sure, you might be saying to yourself, what’s the use of destroying a perfectly good Rubik’s cube just so you can rebuild it using old keyboard keys? And I say to you… are you INSANE? If you want to get into the technicalities of things, what’s the point of doing anything for the sake of nothing? There doesn’t have to ...

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Google Rubik’s Cube

It’s crazy. Google owns enough major real estate to easily fill up a Rubik’s cube with major tech logos. I mean, Google is, like, a really big deal. And not only that, some of my favorite brands period are represented. You’ve got Google major, you’ve got Blogger, Gmail, Google Calendar. They’ve built themselves quite a little empire, if you haven’t ...

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Happy 30th Birthday Rubik’s Cube!

Hard to believe I know, it’s aged so gracefully, but the Rubik’s Cube is celebrating its 30th year of puzzling unsuspecting children and the entertainment of Asian 4-year-olds. Us Americans have to resort to sneakier ways of solving the cube, such as removing all of the stickers and re-adhering them in the correct spots. But what’s the fun in that? ...

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Rubik’s Cube Made of Stone

And you thought your Rubik’s Cube was hard. I told you, I always come in first place, even if we’re ranking by Rubik’s cube hardness… Oh, you were referring to the difficulty? Well then. Carry on.

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Transformers Rubik’s Cube, Oddly Enough, Doesn’t Transform

What the hell is this? A Transformers toy that doesn’t transform? Alright then, let’s give it a shot. This will definitely be a first. Oh, wait, it’s supposed to be a mash-up with the All Spark Cube. It all makes sense now. Sorta. Come on, we need some transformation power, baby! Link [via]

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Twelve Sided Rubik’s Cube Puzzle

I’m not sure which would be more impressive to solve, the 1,212 piece Petaminx puzzle we saw a few months back or this awesome twelved-sided Rubik’s Cube puzzle. The Petaminx definitly seems more challenging, though this Brando toy is slightly sexier and might be your last chance to impress that geeky puzzle girl you’ve been trying to get in the ...

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