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The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Nov. 19 2012, 1:53 PM EST Last updated Monday, Nov. 19 2012, 2:31 PM EST I once had a close personal encounter with one of my idols, Hungarian professor Erno Rubik, inventor of the Rubik's Cube...He was there to
The Dominican Republic has won the Domino World Championship, which took place in the capital of the Republic of Abkhazia, Sukhum. The card game of poker has been officially accepted by the International Mind Sports Association at the organization's
September 2, 2012 Challenging, colorful, multifaceted, and at times surprising, the Rubik's Cube is probably one of the most famous inventions to emerge from Hungary. But while Erno Rubik, a sculptor and professor of architecture, can take credit for
He took one minute and 46 seconds to study a jumbled cube, then pulled a blindfold over his eyes and started to twist...Eighty-eight seconds later Riley lifted his blindfold and smiled. He had solved the puzzle, in a total time of 2:34.85; not bad.
Ever tried solving a Rubik's Cube the 3-D puzzle invented by Hungarian inventor Erno Rubik? With over forty-three quintillion (10 to the power 8) combinations possible aligning the three layers of the 3X3X3 cube such that each face is covered in a
One of those heart-hammering, tongue-thickening ones that make you think you're going to shit yourself and puke at the same time. The lucky recipient was a chap called Leon, a wiry Jewish geek with braces and a cool guitar. He was also Master of the
Now Lee Sallows's 'geomagic squares' offer an intriguing new perspective on them A magic square in the Passion facade of the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona; the constant is 33, Jesus's age at his crucifixion. Photograph: Alamy When Lee
April 1, 2011 IF you ask a young man to name a possession he is extraordinarily fond of, you will be surprised how often the answer is something that belonged to his grandfather: a gold watch, a fur-felt fedora, a dresser box for collar stays.
A Rubik's Cube has been sitting on Joe Ridgeway's shelf since he was a child, but it wasn't until he was studying at Rowan University that he fully embraced its challenge. Before long, he was determined to memorize faster ways to crack the puzzle...
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