New Rubik’s Cube World Record By A Robot

Late last month, there was a whole lot of buzz on the Internet concerning the insane speed in which a robot is able to solve a Rubik’s Cube. You know how little time that robot took? Less than one second. Yup, it is definitely a head turning event for sure. Well, it looks like that particular robot has been dethroned by a machine which is the brainchild of engineer Albert […]


Rubik’s Cube Solved In A Free Fall Jump

In this day and age, solving the Rubik’s Cube can be considered to be child’s play by many. In fact, completing the puzzle in under a minute is no big deal at all for those who already know how to solve it, and it is considered to be very slow if you were to take the world record into consideration – all of just 5.25 seconds by 15-year-old Collin Burns. […]


CUBESTORMER 3 Intends To Solve Rubik’s Cube

What are some of the hardest puzzles that you have played with in the past, especially during your younger days? I am quite sure that for many of us, it is the Rubik’s Cube that has confounded us for a fair number of years, until frustration reaches a level where we rearrange the colored stickers manually and consider it “solved”. Well, robots are pretty good at tasks such as the […]


Building Turns Into One Gigantic Rubik’s Cube

You might be surprised to see this particular building when strolling down the street in Linz, Austria, especially when it resembles that of a massive Rubik’s Cube. In fact, it might even lead the more imaginative among you to figure out that this is some sort of Autobot or Decepticon in disguise come to live, but in reality, this hunk of concrete has been turned into a massive Rubik’s Cube. […]


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Man Solves Three Rubik’s Cubes While Juggling

Solving a Rubik’s cube on a normal day is pretty difficult for the average person. No matter how hard the majority of us try to get all of the colors in their proper places, we end up removing the colored stickers and placing them all in their proper places. Being able to solve a Rubik’s cube is so easy for some people, they’ll go ahead and add something else in […]


App Cube is a geeky take on Rubik’s Cube

Here is a physical puzzler that might just keep you and the rest of your geeklings happy – it boasts of a modern version of Rubik’s Cube not in terms of concept, but rather, in terms of images used. There is no traditional color scheme here, but rather, the App Cube will use app icons instead. Basically, you will solve this only when each side is filled with icons from […]


World’s fastest Rubik’s cube solving machine does it in a little over 10-seconds

Gone are the days where solving a Rubik’s cube in under a minute is considered an achievement. The students at the Swinburne University of Technology have created a robot that can do it in seconds – less than 11 seconds in fact. Called Ruby, the puzzle solving machine managed to solve a randomized cube, including the time it took to scan the toy, in just a little over 10 seconds: […]


This Rubik’s Cube proves to be much more of a challenge

You will need a decent amount of brain power if you were to solve a standard Rubik’s Cube, but check out this design by Jason Freeny. It will certain gross out certain quarters who lay eyes upon it, that’s for sure, and we do hope that it will not come in some sort of soft, gel-like texture – that would like be the ultimate gross out. Of course, we’re thinking […]


Insane 17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube

While many of you might not be able to solve the standard 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube, some folks out there obviously think that it, along with the other 5x5x5, 6x6x6, and 7x7x7 Rubik’s Cubes are too easy, and that is probably why we have a 17x17x17 version here. This puzzle was created using 3D printing technology and the cube was assembled from 1539 individually dyed pieces, giving you a 5.5-inch cube. […]


Scruble Cube offers something different for brainiacs

What happens when Scrabble and the Rubik’s Cube meet? Well, you end up with the Scruble Cube, a unique mish mash of elements from both games in a 4 x 4 configuration to create a new spelling challenge that you can go at it solo, or challenge an opponent. Similar to Scrabble, your objective in the game is to have all the tiles lined up specially to spell out words, […]


Cube Magic juices up gizmos instead

Instead of juicing up your brain by working it, the Cube Magic you see here will work differently by charging up your gizmos, since this is a battery charger that functions on electromagnetic induction principles – all you need to do is play with the cube whenever you feel like exercising your brain, harness the energy generated and let its innards do the hard work of converting it into usable […]


Nokia N95 solves Rubik’s Cube

Who would have thought that the now outdated Nokia N95 could still have a trick up its aged sleeve, by solving a Rubik’s Cube? That’s right, it will work in tandem with the Lego Mindstorm NXT kit alongside Lego Technic pieces, where the smartphone’s camera will identify the layout of color squares, working out the relevant moves required to solve the puzzle. Having done so in its “mind”, it will […]


Rubik’s Slide set to thrill puzzle fans

Bored of the Rubik’s Cube after all these years, mastering the puzzle in a way where you can even solve it blindfolded? Why not tease your brain all over again with a new puzzle game known as Rubik’s Slide. The Rubik’s Slide manufacturers claim that there are more than 10,000 brain busting puzzles on this, where you are required to slide and twist the gadget to move a series of […]


Rubiks Mirror Blocks Cube

Now this is one device that is set to frustrate you – the Rubik’s Mirror Blocks Cube. As though the original isn’t already confusing enough (long time readers will know that I have yet to solve the darn puzzle and steadfastly refuse to look to the Internet for a solution), this $19.99 model is more than enough to drive any sane person to the nearest sanitarium. If only it came […]