Tag Archives: Rubik’s

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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Rubik’s Cube Alarm Clock Not As Challenging As It Could Have Been

While I applaud the concept of mashing together the classic design of Rubik’s Cube and the iconic gadgetry of alarm clocks, I’ve got to admit a slight disappointment that turning off the alarm doesn’t entail actually solving the puzzle. Would the complete and utter frustration be worth the ultimate geek cred you’d obtain with one of these things at your ...

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Electronic Rubik’s Cube No One Will Buy

While digitizing a Rubik’s cube would offer little more than confusion and frustration, at least it’s a one-up from Hasbro’s Lights Out. However, it is not a one-up from the original design of the Rubik’s cube, which is a classic amongst puzzle games worldwide. Rubik’s cubes were always the cheap toy you could throw around when you couldn’t solve it, ...

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The New Rubik’s Cube Means New Frustration

Unless you’re one of those crazy Rainman-like guys who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under a minute, then the cube has caused you some sort of frustration or grief at one point in your life. Well, this new Rubik’s Cube appears even more difficult than its predecessor. Without colors on any side, the only leeway you get is from ...

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