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How the Rubik's Cube became one of the bestselling toys in history

Business Insider - 19 Oct 2018
Narrator: This is the iconic Rubik's Cube. A 22-year-old in Australia can solve it in a record 4.22 seconds. Others might spend hours, days, weeks, or even months trying to get all the colors to match up. So, who do you have to blame for all that ...
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Self-solving Rubik's Cube could just be a really smart poltergeist

The Verge - 25 Sep 2018
This robotic Rubik's Cube is the product of a Japanese creator who's documented many of his creative projects on his YouTube channel, Human Controller. Yes, it has a custom 3D-printed core attached to servo motors that are programmed to solve the cube, ...
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This Rubik's Cube Solves Itself

Interesting Engineering - 29 Sep 2018
Why work on solving a classic Rubik's cube puzzle when you can design one to solve itself? That's what one Japanese creator did, and the results would definitely make a stellar party trick. YouTuber Human Controller built the self-solving Rubik's cube ...
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5 Rubik's Cube facts from the guy who created it

USA TODAY - 21 Sep 2018
Following a year of record-breaking sales, Dr. Erno Rubik sits down to share some of the secrets behind the mind-stumping Rubik's Cube and the more than 43 quintillion ways to solve it. USA TODAY.
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Inventor creates a Rubik's Cube that solves itself

Mother Nature Network - 28 Sep 2018
Have you ever hopelessly fiddled with a Rubik's Cube only to tear off the stickers in frustration, and redistribute them to make it look like you solved it? Well, now there's a high-tech version of this cheater's strategy: a Rubik's Cube that can ...
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The Iconic Rubik's Cube Goes Hi-Tech!

DOGOnews - 26 Sep 2018
With over 350 million cubes sold since it hit toy stores in 1974, the Rubik's Cube is probably one of the world's most popular toys ever. However, while the iconic cube has an avid fan base, which regularly compete to be the fastest, the brain teaser ...
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Watch This Rubik's Cube Solve Itself

Motherboard - 24 Sep 2018
Humanity conquered the Rubik's Cube long ago, and we've spent the almost 40 years since its initial release in 1980 attempting to dominate it. The current world record for solving the puzzle stands at 4.22 seconds and robots can do it less than half a ...
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Tech trend: A Rubik's Cube that solves itself - 30 Sep 2018
If you've ever been frustrated trying to solve the Rubik's Cube, this might be the solution for you. A YouTube video posted under the username Human Controller in Japan appears to show a robotic Rubik's Cube that can solve itself — in less than a minute.
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Watch: Speedy fingers compete in Rubik's Cube championship

euronews - 24 Sep 2018
The international Rubik's Cube tournament was a culmination of qualifiers held in 12 countries over six months. Prizes were awarded in head-to-head game modes, including Speed Cubing, Fastest Hand, Re-Scramble and the first-ever female-only Speed ...
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Tackle your life like it's a Rubik's Cube

Quartz - 23 Sep 2018
The Rubik's Cube, the geometric puzzle created in 1974 by a Hungarian architecture professor, has 43 quintillion possible positions and exactly one correct solution, which at the moment feels about as close as the nearest star. I'm in a light-filled ...

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