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Archive for June, 2007

Daily cube news of June 29, 2007

Posted by michiel on June 29, 2007

Virginia Tech students compete, build flying Rubik’s Cube
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition – Blacksburg,VA,USA
Team “Rubik’s Revenge,” made up of two architecture majors and four engineering students, created a flying Rubik’s Cube and impressed thousands at Red
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McCaskill: Immigration vote sign of Bush’s irrelevance
And we need to make that not such a Rubik’s Cube for them. It is very difficult that people wait an interminably long time and we need to first fix legal immigration so it works more effectively and efficiently.
Politics Blog – http://blogs.columbiatribune.com/politics/

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By Frank McCown(Frank McCown)
Researchers at Northeastern University have demonstrated the minimum number of moves needed to solve a Rubik’s Cube is 26. I came across Citizendium this week. It’s essentially a Wikipedia where only the educated and pre-approved can
Questio Verum – http://frankmccown.blogspot.com/

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Daily cube news of June 26, 2007

Posted by michiel on June 27, 2007

Rambling and Ruminating on Rubik’s Cube
By Clay Breshears
Two Northeastern University researchers found that it would take no more than 26 moves to solve any randomly scrambled Rubik’s Cube. This beats the previous maximum of 27 moves, which was proven back in 1997.
– http://softwareblogs.intel.com

I’ve Never Been Able To Solve The Rubik’s Cube. …
I’ve never been able to solve the Rubik’s cube. It’s good to get that off my shoulders…… Tags: rubik s cube | shoulders.
Confessions and Secrets at Experience… – http://www.experienceproject.com/confessions.php

Rubik’s Cube : The Search for God’s Number
By Duane(Duane)
I had no idea that the Rubik’s Cube fad was back, but as a geek I have to appreciate the algorithmic approach to solving the problem. God’s Number represents the minimum number of moves it would take to solve even the most difficult of
Duane’s Brain – http://duanesbrain.blogspot.com/

Youngest MENSA girl
By Procrastinator(Procrastinator)
Which takes me onto the next point: You have GOT to watch this – this little kid can do a rubiks cube puzzle so damn fast it’s not funny. Do you KNOW how long it takes for me to do this? 3 Year Old Solves Rubik’s Cube in 114 seconds
Procrastination – http://procrastination.vox.com/library/posts/page/1/

Rubik’s SuDoku
American International Toy Fair 2006 Preview – Rubik’s SuDoku from Winning Moves.
About Board / Card Games: Most… – http://boardgames.about.com/

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Daily cube news of June 25, 2007

Posted by michiel on June 25, 2007

Rubik’s Cube speed solvers are quick to share their secrets
Chicago Tribune – United States
Underlying the chatter and an occasional cheer was the distinctive clack of hands manipulating Rubik’s Cubes, those peculiar puzzles that, after enjoying …
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Another excommunicated idea spewed out for no good reason.
I should of known there was no good explaination for the events at hand. I will assume the typical role of the “uninformed gent”. I prefer it that way from time to time. It is all placed in the …
Scotty’s Rubik’s Cube Life -… – http://blog.myspace.com/IRLetterwriter

Troy with Rubik’s Cube
By nobody@flickr.com (Eric Longstaff)
Eric Longstaff posted a photo:. Troy with Rubik’s Cube.
Photos from Eric Longstaff – http://www.flickr.com/photos/eric_l/

Evening Reading: 6/24/07
By Kent
Impress your friends by solving the Rubik’s Cube. Here’s part 2. I’m not sure which surprises me more: that Apple passed Amazon in music sales or that Walmart and Best Buy are one and two. I haven’t bought a CD in a bricks and mortar …
Newsome.Org – http://www.newsome.org/index.shtml

Rubik’s Cube Jr.
American International Toy Fair 2006 Preview – Rubik’s Cube Jr. from Winning Moves.
About Board / Card Games: Most… – http://boardgames.about.com/

You can learn a lot from a movie
By Absolutely Bananas
Life lesson #2: If you can do a Rubik’s Cube, you can do anything. Marie Antoinette. Life lesson #1: Don’t get married when you’re 14. You might end up with a husband who you’re not compatible with. Life lesson #2: Women through the …
Absolutely Bananas – http://www.absolutelybananas.com/

The search for ‘God’s Number’ in a Rubik’s Cube
Boston Globe – United States
Cubing — as it is known — has had a revival, thanks to the growing popularity of “speedcubing” competitions to see who can take a randomly scrambled cube …

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Daily cube news of June 24, 2007

Posted by michiel on June 24, 2007

25 years later, you too can solve a Rubik’s cube ..
By John Gushue
A fair bit: Journey songs, without the irony; plaid shirts, pre-grunge; Pat Benatar, in her prime; and a Rubik’s Cube in every backpack. I was able to solve mine, but never as fast as a few of my friends. They still sell, and if you’re …
John Gushue . . . Dot Dot Dot – http://johngushue.typepad.com/blog/

Rubik’s Cube now a table
By BabyReaps
When the Rubik’s Cube was first released, it caused quite a stir across the whole world. I suppose it was one of those puzzle crazes back in time, where the modern equivalent would include Tetris (in the digital format) and Sudoku. …
Techie Diva’s Guide to Gadgets – http://www.techiediva.com/weblog/

Dr.TV Raman Scientist and Visionary Who is Legally Blind: Google …
By r(r)
Solving a Braille Rubik’s Cube in 24 Seconds…Watch the Video. Blind Users Web Search Tool. I was reading the Google Blog when I came across a paragraph from the editor… “From time to time, our own TV Raman shares his tips on how to …
Purple Medical Blog – http://purplemedicalblog.blogspot.com/

How to solve a Rubik’s Cube (Part Two)
Part one was featured on the front page.
Digg / Videos / digg – http://digg.com/view/videos

How To Solve A Rubik’s Cube (part Two)
How To Solve A Rubik’s Cube (part Two)

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