In December of last year, Australian Feliks Zemdegs broke the human world record for solving a Rubik's Cube with a time of 4.737 seconds. Well, this robot did it way, way faster by solving one in under 1 second. Don't tell me a robot takeover isn't real possibility. Video: . D ...more
Break in a Rubik's Cube for Faster Solving
Most Rubik's cubes are not well-made or well-taken care of. They creak and turn slowly, acting like the cheap pieces of plastic that they for the most part are. There are ways though, even for cheap cubes, to make them work much more quickly and smoothly than they do out of th ...more
As the best-selling toy of all time, the odds of you once playing with a Rubik's Cube are pretty high. And if you're like me, or even the cube's inventor Erno Rubik, your first attempts likely ended in futility. Every twist, every turn, the cube just gets more and more mixed u ...more
A great way to rack your brain is by trying to solve a puzzle, so grab your puzzle and get solving! If you need a little help, this video tutorial will show you how to get faster at solving the Rubik's Cube F2L. The 3x3 Rubik's Cube is one of the most baffling puzzles on the m ...more
Self proclaimed, "The Worlds Fastest Lego Mindstorms RCX Speedcubing Robot", this little guy is built entirely from LEGOs. Apparently the Cubestormer can solve any 3x3x3 Rubik's cube combination in under 12 seconds, and the last single solve in the video happens in just 4:01 s ...more
Learn how to master the Rubik's Cube puzzle... watch this two-part video tutorial to see how to solve the Rubik's Cube faster with fingertricks. You don't have to be a genius to accomplish solving the 3x3 Classic Rubiks Cube. You just need some limber fingers, and maybe some h ...more
Solve a Rubik's Cube faster with F2L techniques This video is created to improve solve time on the cube. There are two qualities used toward improving solve time. One is physical-lubrication of the cube, quality, speed and finger tricks. The second is mental which includes un ...more
This video shows an explanation for an Advanced Edge Pairing method for the 5x5x5 Cube. The method used is as follows. First, you should match up edges on the middle layers (in the build ring) to form complete "tredges," or triple edge pieces. Then replace and store these tred ...more
Following these tips will not make you a speedsolving fool, but following these cubing tips, you can become a little bit quicker than you were before. Trust me. You will. Lubrication is a must.
Okay, solving a Rubik's Cube one-handed in 15 seconds is pretty impressive. If you find solving a Rubik's Cube with two hands to be lacking in challenge and flair, try doing solves using only one hand. There is a technique to it, and this video will teach it to you. Basically, ...more
This video shows you how to use lubrication to help you solve your Rubik's Cube faster. Lubrications not to use: - Sand - Petroleum or KY jelly - Vic's Vapor Rub - WD-40 Lubrication To use: - CRC Heavy Duty Silicone spray This Lubrication can be found by the car part section ...more
Want to be fast at solving the cross of the Rubik's Cube, like two or three seconds fast? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to solve the Rubik's Cube cross faster than anyone. These insights into how to make the cross will no doubt make you a great speedcuber. Just p ...more
If you want to be fast on the Rubik's Cube, you'll of course need to know a few tricks... a few fingertricks, that is. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve the Rubik's Cube fast with fingertricks. Remember, your solving times won't decrease unless you practic ...more
Well, if you know a little bit about Rubik's Cube notation, and want to be a speed demon, then well, watch. If you know nothing about logarithms, then I suppose you should start somewhere else though. This is not for the cubing novices.
See a method to breaking in your Rubik's Cube for faster solving. Yep, that's it.
Can't break the world record for the Rubik's Cube? Well, that probably means you're too slow. Watch these three videos to learn how to be faster, so maybe you can have your fifteen minutes of fame. See the fingertricks and how to lube it up. Keep in mind that you should alrea ...more
Mods have gone from car parts to British youthful rebels to computer game addons to this. Rubik's Cube mods. Yes, they're here. This video will show you how to modify a standard 3x3 Rubik's Cube so that it will turn and solve much more quickly and smoothly. You will need a dre ...more
You seem to have the Rubik's Cube down, you can solve it like no other, but you're not fast. This video tutorial will help you become a faster Rubik's Cube speedcuber with a few tricks and techniques. If you are a beginner, there will be some things you might not understand y ...more
Use different methods to get faster at solving the Rubik's Cube. Some of these you can figure out yourself, but is that going to stop you from watching this video? I don't think so.
Want to learn how to solve the mysterious Rubik's Cube? Well in this video, the viewers will be taught how to do so with the "Ortega method". The video provides a demonstration of this method with a 2x2x2 Rubik's Cube. At each step, the video breaks down the cube into differen ...more
News : Rubiks Cube World Record Broken After Just 5 Weeks With Stunning 4.373 Time From Feliks Zemdegs
Just over a month ago, the Rubik's Cube world record was smashed by Mats Valk, a Dutch speedcuber, during the Jawa Timur Open 2016. Valk was able to shave 0.16 seconds off the previous record of 4.90 seconds, which was a pretty impressive feat. Yesterday, Valk's record was un ...more
NOTE: Chapter One is a demonstration, click on chapter two to learn how to solve the cube. This cool and very smart video teaches you how to solve the popular (and annoying) Rubik's Cube in just five steps. Sounds easy, doesn't it? First, check out this video of Leyan Lo as h ...more
This is a video puzzle tutorial on how to solve the Right Brain Teaser made by Channel Craft, which some people would call the game device of cruel torture. Channel Craft's Brain Teaser puzzles are crafted from cherry wood, and the ropes, beads and posts create obstacles to k ...more
Check out this puzzle video tutorial on how to solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube by advanced edge pairing. This video goes over how to match up multiple edges at a time, allowing you to eventually become faster with practice. This will also allow you to understand the technique necessa ...more
If you are so good at solving Rubik's Cubes that your cube is starting to show signs of wear and tear for your excessive, fast solving, give yourself a pat on the back. You are really smart. But not your cube is sticky and the stickers are falling off! Don't let your pride and ...more
The V-Cube 6 puzzle is a uniquely designed and constructed skill game. V-Cube 6 is a multi-colored, multiple-layered cube, rotating smoothly on based axes. The player is required to discover a strategy to achieve uniform color sides on her or his V-Cube, but in this process, t ...more
Who needs a Rubik's Cube when you have a Rubik's World? See how easy it is too learn and solve. Each video is broken down into its own step. V1 (P1): Bring four ice-parts to the top. V2 (P2A): Remove the whites from the bottom. V3 (P2B) and V4 (P2C): Remove the two whites f ...more
Find out a new way to solve the Rubik's Cube made famous by Erno Rubik, master puzzle maker. Try to get the edge pieces on the last layer using a new method called partial edge control. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to solve with partial edge control on a Rubik's C ...more
Check out this three-part video tutorial on how to solve a Rubik's Cube with the Jessica Fridrich Method. Are you not familiar with Mrs. Fridrich? Then that means you probably only know how to solve the Rubiks Cube the easy way. Get fast with that puzzle and learn it the faste ...more
Need a little help solving the Rubik's Cube? This video tutorial will show you how to solve the mighty Rubik's Cube like you've never down before. Well, actually, not really, this is simply for beginners. If you're a beginner, then try this cross method out. Then, you can go t ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to solve the Rubik's Cube's F2L (first two layers) with advanced techniques, such as the use of empty slots and stuck pieces, along with some general tips and tricks. You can't be a beginner for this, otherwise it wouldn't be called ad ...more
Having problems with your Rubik's Cube stickers? Are they keeping you from solving that cube super fast? Well, learn how to take off Rubik's Cube stickers and clean the gunk. You can easily take off those stickers with a cell phone battery cover, then use a little Tide-to-Go I ...more
The world of hardcore Rubix Cube solving is a competitive and insular one. This video, clearly made for the Rubix enthusiast, is a discussion of multislotting and some ways in which this technique can be used to break up bad pairs on the cube. It moves very, very fast, so newb ...more
If you've never gotten a Rubik's Cube because you thought they were too hard, maybe you should try your hands at something smaller, something simpler, something to get you motivated, something called Rubik's Magic. The first video here will show you how to solve the Rubiks Ma ...more
This video teaches you how to open a Rubik's Cube using a pair of scissors (and it says other household "tools" might work). After taking out the first block you can simply disassemble the other components as well. It's very useful if you are looking to replace a broken piece ...more
You can solve a Rubik's Cube, right? If not, you're in the wrong place, because this is not for beginners. You need to already be a genius before you can be a master solver, so go back to school, go back to watching television... go back to your mother, because you're not read ...more
The narrator is showing how to make an "extended cross" with his Rubik's cube. He claims if you are "color neutral" then playing with the cube will help. There are many ways to get the extended cross but he shows you his way. He also claims that the more you practice, the fast ...more
Need a new way to impress your friends and family? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to solve the Rubik's Cube blindfolded. To solve the Rubiks Cube blindly, use the Pochmann Method. You really need to practice this method to get it down, because there are many things to ...more
Are you a beginner Rubik's Cube solver? Can't quite figure it out yet? Too slow? Well, solving the Rubik's Cube is easy, but solving the Rubiks Cube fast is hard, just keep that in mind. This three-part video tutorial will show you how to solve the mighty puzzle with the begi ...more
WonderHowTo loves the Rubik's Cube. We've got endless tutorials on speed solving, disassembling, assembling, algorithms, and more. If you're already a master of the cube, here's a new challenge for you: make some DIY modifications with BrittLiv's Instructable. Previously, 1,0 ...more
Or otherwise known as nerd nirvana. The ARM Powered Android LEGO MultiCuber steps it up a notch to the 7x7x7 rubik's cube. Click here to see the same type of bot solve the 3x3x3...or click here to see serious baby human speed. Previously, Android Can Now Solve the Rubik's Cu ...more
Holy crap. Um, I can't solve a rubik's cube, period. This baby has totally shamed me. Time to learn. Thanks for the find, toastykitten! Anybody else got something equally sick? Wonderment submissions welcome. Send 'em on over to firstname.lastname@example.org. Previously, Robot Solv ...more
Well, only if you also happen to have an ARM powered LEGO Speedcuber device. Promotional video by maker David Gilday for ARM Ltd. With the help of the Android, the machine cracks the Rubik's Cube in 25 seconds (compare to LEGO Mindstorms solvers' 4 seconds.... or the human re ...more
Well, you're bored of just solving the Rubik's Cube, and you've broken all of your personal records? Now what? How about blindsolving? Watch this seven-part series to see how to do it. Now, if you can't even solve a Rubik's Cube with your eyes staring deep into those vibrant c ...more
MultiCuber achieves another world's first: the timed relay solve of 2x2x2, 3x3x3, 4x4x4 and 5x5x5 Rubik's cubes. We've seen quite a few speedy rubik's cube solvers on WonderHowTo. However, this robot (built entirely out of a LEGOs) uses an algorithm that can can solve a cube ...more
Flash video. It's what all smartphone users have been waiting for. Why has it taken sooo long? And why is Apple still resistant? Here's the scoop, via Wired: "Adobe is releasing Flash Player 10.1 for mobile phones and desktops today. And it is piggy-backing on Google’s fast ...more
Robotic Rubik's Cube solvers are nothing new. We've seen ones that are run on Android, made of LEGO Mindstorms, and faster than the world record holder. The most recent Rubik's Cube robot making the news was made by high school student James Watson as a school project, but it' ...more
The Rubik's Cube is probably one of the most well-known puzzles, but if the number of articles about how to solve them is any indication, it's also one of the least understood. How many people do you know who actually know how to solve one? Then, there are those few people wh ...more
Make your rubik's cube faster and smoother. Use petroleum jelly.
In this video the author shows how to solve a Rubik's Cube using Peter's method. He says that he is not going to give any algorithm or step by step procedure but that he intends to give an over view of how to solve a Rubik's Cube. He starts with the basics of Peter's method. H ...more
Need a timer for your speedsolving? You needn't buy a Rubik's Cube timer, becasue there's one available on the web for free, and it's called CalCubeTimer (CCT). Get the newest version (0.9.6) here, then see how to create a desktop shortcut in Windows.
Erno Rubik's Magic Cube is a puzzle that's been frustrating people since its release in the early seventies. Erno's mystifying three-dimensional puzzle cube consists of 6 faces, 26 cubes and 54 stickers of solid colors (traditionally white, red, blue, orange, green, and yellow ...more
Solving the Rubik's Revenge Cube is similar in concept to solving the original Rubik's Cube. You still match colors and replace one piece with another, but there is an added level of complexity. Where the classic Rubik's Cube has fixed centers that determine the color of each ...more
Ever wonder what all of those letters represent in all of those Rubik's Cube solving techniques? Get the explanation of the notation used for the Rubik's Cube right here. Keep an eye out for one verbal "typo" -- at about 1:58 he says "D" where he really meant "D squared."
Watch this four-part how to video on solving the 5x5 Rubik's Cube Professor. What, you didn't know they made them that big? Well, they do, and it's called the Professor. The 5x5 monolith. The first step to solving the 5x5 Rubik's Cube is that you need to correctly position th ...more
Want to solve the Rubik's Cube? Well, watch this how to video to know all about solving the troublesome Rubik's Cube. This three-part tutorial will go through seven steps to mastering the Cube. You'll need to lubricate the Cube first, with silicon spray, so it's lubed up nicel ...more
Some people get confused about a couple of aspects to solving the Rubik's Cube. Hopefully this video will clear things up. If not, then just don't watch anymore videos. Just put the cube in your closet, or in your yard sale, or smash it against the wall. Just give up.
If you've watched our video on solving a Domino Rubik's Cube, you know that asymmetrical Rubik's "Cubes" exist and are readily solvable. If you haven't, go watch that video and come back, because this one is going to teach you how to solve the mother of the domino cube, the 3x ...more
So you are having trouble solving this crazy Rubik's Cube. We will show you in a few simple steps how to solve this most intriguing puzzle.
This video series shows you different patterns for solving the Rubik's Cube. The four patterns are a different colored dot on each side, a cross and an X, a pattern with an X on each side and the last pattern is 2 sides with solid colors and 2 with diagonals. Part 1 of 4 - How ...more