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How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube faster with shortcuts

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

How To : Solve a 2x2 Rubik's Cube using only two algorithms

It's much easier to solve a 2x2 Rubik's cube than it is to solve a 3x3 Rubik's cube. This Rubik's Cube video tutorial will show you how to solve a 2x2 Rubik's Cube using only two algorithms! Part 1 of 2 - How to Solve a 2x2 Rubik's Cube using only two algorithms. Part 2 of 2 ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube blindfolded & in five easy steps

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube in under one minute

Learn how to master the Rubik's Cube puzzle... watch this video tutorial to see how to solve the Rubik's Cube in under one minute. You don't have to be a genius to accomplish solving the 3x3 Classic Rubiks Cube. Part 1: Intro -- The Relative Cross Part 2: F2L (First Two Laye ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube puzzle with Dan Brown

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube cross faster than anyone

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with algorithms

The Rubik's Cube, originally called the "Magic Cube," is a mechanical puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture, Erno Rubik. If you want to learn how to solve the Rubik's Cube, then just check out this two-part video tutorial, which will have ...more

How To : Solve a 2x2 Rubik's Cube, yes, the small one

This video shows you how to simply solve a 2x2 Rubik's Cube. WARNING!!!! If you have not learned the algorithms from a 3x3 tutorial, you must learn them now or you will not be able to solve this Rubik's Cube, because it's so hard... Really. I'm not lying. Unless you just want ...more

How To : Do tricks with a solved Rubik's Cube

A few extra things you can do with a solved cube, like creating different patterns on the club, plus a way to cheat at solving a Rubik's cube.

How To : Disassemble and reassemble 2x2 Rubik's Cube puzzles

It's time to disassemble your Rubik's puzzle, so how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these puzzles to be solved, but every once in a while it is necessary to take them apart, either for cleaning, lubricating or for replacing game parts. This video tutorial will teach you ho ...more

How To : Solve a 5x5 Rubik's Professor Cube

In order to solve a 5x5 Rubik's Professor Cube, you'll need to, of course, already know how to solve a 3x3 Rubiks Cube. First, you'll need to get the centers solved first, then you pair the edges (with the algorithm 2D*, R, F', U, R', F, D'*), and solve parity (with the algori ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube with the Jessica Fridrich Method

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

How To : Solve a Rubik's Mirror Blocks Puzzle Cube

Okay, you've beaten everything from the 2x2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6x6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's Mirror Blocks puzzle cube. It's tricky at first, but follow the video and figure it out! Video: .

How To : Solve the Mirror Blocks puzzle by Rubik's Cube

OK, you've beaten everything from the 2X2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6X6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's cube Mirror Blocks cube. It's tricky at first but follow the video and figure it out! Don't forget to check out ...more

How To : Solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge in seven steps

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube intuitively without algorithms

Check out this three-part video tutorial on how to solve the Rubik's Cube intuitively and without algorithms. With this method there is no need to memorize complicated algorithms. Crack the Cube with sheer brain power, if you can. No one said you had to be a genius to solve a ...more

How To : Solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge puzzle

It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination. This ...more

How To : Solve the 2x2 Rubik's Cube Mini puzzle

It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination. This ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Mirror Blocks Cube

OK, you've beaten everything from the 2X2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6X6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's cube Mirror Blocks cube. It's tricky at first but follow the video and figure it out!

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the H and Z Permutations

Need a little help solving the last part of the Rubik's Cube puzzle? Permutating the last layer could be tricky, and could get you back to square one if you don't know what you are doing, but don't worry, you'll be able to solve that Cube in every possible PLL situation. Chec ...more

1,000 Part Rubik's Cube : \$3,550 Petaminx

Move over Rubik's Cube, there's a new puzzle in town. The Petaminx. The beautifully designed and custom built Petaminx has almost 1,000 moving parts. Peta- actually means 1,000,000,000,000,000, although that number could refer to the endless number of solutions. Based on And ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the T Permutation

Need a little help solving the last part of the Rubik's Cube puzzle? Permutating the last layer could be tricky, and could get you back to square one if you don't know what you are doing, but don't worry, you'll be able to solve that Cube in every possible PLL situation. Chec ...more

How To : Disassemble and reassemble the 4x4 Rubik's Cube puzzle

It's time to disassemble your Rubik's puzzle, so how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these puzzles to be solved, but every once in a while it is necessary to take them apart, either for cleaning, lubricating or for replacing game parts. This video tutorial will teach you ho ...more

How To : Disassemble and assemble your Rubik's Cube

Here are some pointers on taking your Rubik's Cube apart and putting it back together. If you just got tired of trying to solve the darn thing, just do this (you cheater you).

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the J Permutation

Need a little help solving the last part of the Rubik's Cube puzzle? Permutating the last layer could be tricky, and could get you back to square one if you don't know what you are doing, but don't worry, you'll be able to solve that Cube in every possible PLL situation. Chec ...more

How To : Tick Off Your Friends with a DIY Rubik's Cube Puzzle That's Impossible to Solve

Rubik's Cubes are classically frustrating on their own, but what if you want to go that extra mile and make your puzzle impossible to solve? Put it in a jar. Not only will your Rubik's Cube looker cooler, but it will finally stymie your know-it-all friends that come over and ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube faster with fingertricks

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

How To : Solve a 5x5 Rubik's Cube Professor

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

How To : Solve the 5x5 Rubik's Professor Cube or the V-Cube 5

It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination. This ...more

How To : Solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge

Watch this how to video to figure out how to solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge. So, get out your Rubik's or Eastsheen Cube and watch this tutorial. First, get the centers down. Then, pair each individual edge with one short algorithm. Then, remember how to solve the 3x3 Rubi ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube F2L, OLL and PLL

It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination. This ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube for kids, by kids

Does your child want to learn how to solve the Rubik's Cube? What better way is there than learning how to solve the Rubiks Cube for kids than by kids? This video four-part video tutorial will show your children what they need to know. These contain mnemonic devices. There ar ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's World

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

God Has Spoken : Algorithm Reveals Secret Number for the Rubik's Cube

By "God," I mean Morley Davidson, John Dethridge, Herbert Kociemba, Tomas Rokicki and about 35 CPU-years. Ever since Erno Rubik conceived the Rubik's Cube in 1974, math-minded cubers have been trying to find the most efficient number of moves required to solve the 3x3 Rubik's ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube with famous speedcuber Tyson Mao

Tyson Mao is a renowned world competitor in solving the Rubik's Cube. Not only did this Californian become a world class solver, but he also formed the Rubik's Cube Association with fellow speed solver Ron van Bruchem, which holds competitive events for the Rubik's Cube. If yo ...more

How To : Do the center dot pattern on a Rubik's Cube

This is an instructional video on how to do the center dot pattern on a Rubik's Cube. If you want to know any Rubiks Cube trick, this is the easiest one to learn. You don't even have to learn how to solve the puzzle before you can make patterns, but if you want to you can, jus ...more

How To : Solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube

Well, there's three parts to this video from Dan Brown on how to solve the bigger Rubik's Cube, the 4x4. Watch it. Learn it. Live it. -NON-PARITY ALGORITHMS- 1) L'*, 2U, L* 2) R*, 2U, R'* 3) L', R, U, F, U', L 4) D*, R, F', U, R', F, D'* -PARITY ALGORITHMS- 1) 2U*, 2L*, ...more

How To : Disassemble and reassemble the 5x5 Rubik's Cube puzzle

It's time to disassemble your Rubik's puzzle, so how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these puzzles to be solved, but every once in a while it is necessary to take them apart, either for cleaning, lubricating or for replacing game parts. This video tutorial will teach you ho ...more

How To : Find "the fish" on the Rubik's Cube

This will help you identify which algorithms to use to get to "the Fish". If you don't know what "the Fish" is, then maybe you should watch. Or not, nobody's forcing you.

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube fast with fingertricks

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube using different patterns

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

How To : Solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge the easy way

Erno Rubik had no idea his three-dimensional, mechanical puzzle cube would be so popular when he designed it, but he did know it would perplex problem-solvers all over the world. In order to solve the Rubik's Cube, you need to know a little bit about math, specifically algorit ...more

How To : Solve a picture Rubik's Cube

Ever had a picture cube that you just couldn't fix the middles for? If you already understand the Rubik's Cube, then watch these two videos, if not, then watch something else, or read the "7 Step Solution Guide." Part 1 of 2 - How to Solve a picture Rubik's Cube. Part 2 of 2 ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube inspired Square One puzzle

So, you can solve the Rubik's Cube, good for you, but what about the Square One? Erno Rubik is nothing compared to Karel Hršel and Vojtech Kopský, who invented the Square One puzzle, also called by its full title, "Back to Square One", or its shorter name of "Cube 21". It's sh ...more

How To : Create Rubik's Cube algorithms using Cube Explorer

This is a basic tutorial on using the Cube Explorer computer software to create your own custom algorithms for different 3x3 Rubik's Cube patterns. And just when you thought the Rubik's Cube couldn't get any more fun! Note: In order to grey-out a cube square and make it unde ...more

How To : Solve that mess of a Rubik's Cube

Okay, you're sitting down, staring at this mess of colors in your hand, trying to make it look like it did when you originally bought it. The Rubik's Cube, my friend, is not as hard as you think it is. Watch this step-by-step, nine-video tutorial on how to solve the 3x3 Rubik ...more

How To : Find the rubik's twist ball solution

Check out this video to learn how to get to the ball shape on a rubik's twist.

Permutate This : World's First 17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube

First came the Rubik’s cube, a simple 3x3 puzzle. Then came Rubik’s Revenge, a 4x4 monstrosity. Eventually, the real whizzes attempted to conquer the V-Cube 6 and the V-Cube 7. Today's day and age introduces something on a whole different level. Puzzle designer Oskar van Deve ...more

How To : Modify a 3x3 Rubik's Cube so that it turns faster and better

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

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube faster with F2L techniques

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

How To : Master Rubik's Cube tricks, or patterns if you prefer

Here are some tricks/patterns you can do on the Rubik's Cube. You'll need to know how to use notation and algorithms, otherwise this will be useless to you. So, in order to do tricks, you need to not be an idiot, or just be willing to take it all the way.

How To : Solve the 2x2 Rubik's Cube with the Fridrich Method

Solving puzzles can be hard, especially when it comes to Rubik's Cube. Erno Rubik's puzzles are extremely difficult, three-dimensional mechanical cubes, unless you're determined and can handle a few mathematical algorithms, then they're easy, or at least not impossible. Watch ...more

News : LEGO Robot Can Solve 100×100x100 Rubik's Cubes

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Twist or the Snake

The Rubik's Twist, not quite the Rubik's Cube, but just as fun. If you don't this puzzle by the name Twist, perhaps you know it by its more familiar nickname, the Snake. Check out this video tutorial to see how to solve the Rubiks Twist, or Snake, whichever you like better. T ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Twist

See how to solve the Rubik's Twist! The Rubik's Cube has been puzzling people for ages now, with only the best of minds able to solve it without any help. The rest of us might not be as lucky, we need a little help, but the Rubiks Twist might not be as hard. This video tutoria ...more

How To : Make 2x1x1 Rubik's Cube from Legos

Want to make a Rubik's Cube just like Erno Rubik? Of course you do, but before you start making all of the intrinsic mechanisms of the classic Cube, maybe you should start out a little simpler. This video tutorial will teach you how to make 2x1x1 Rubik's Cube from Legos. Just ...more

News : Mathematical Curve Stitching Takes on the Rubik's Cube

Scrabble is definitely my pastime addiction of choice, but it's not the only game I frequent. I'm a big chess fan, crossword lover, and hooked on puzzles—any kind of puzzles. Logic puzzles, sudoko, and... the Rubik's Cube. After seeing Cory's how-to articles on parabolic curv ...more

How To : Solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube by advanced edge pairing

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

How To : Get every color on every side of the Rubik's Cube--

--in under ten moves! Listen closely newbies, or actually, watch closely newbies. This algorithm gets every color on every side.

How To : Beginner Solve the Rubik's Cube

You have a Rubik's Cube, maybe your mother gave it to you for your birthday, maybe you actually bought it for yourself, or maybe you just found that colorful puzzle cube in the gutter, but either way... you don't know how to solve it. This step-by-step seven-part video tutori ...more

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