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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 : Get faster at solving the Rubik's Cube F2L

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

News : Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Wicked Fast!

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

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 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 : Solve a 5x5x5 Rubik's Cube faster

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

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube... faster

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.

How To : Turn and solve Rubik's Cubes one-handed faster

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

How To : Solve your Rubik's Cube faster with lube

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

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 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 über-fast

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.

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 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 : Solve a Rubik's Cube with the "Ortega method"

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

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the beginner's method

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

News : Android Can Now Solve the Rubik's Cube

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

How To : Get faster at the Rubik's Cube

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

How To : Solve the mighty Rubik's Cube

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

How To : Solve with partial edge control on a Rubik's Cube

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

How To : Become a faster Rubik's Cube speedcuber

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

How To : Get faster at Rubik's Cube

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.

How To : Maintain your Rubik's Cube in six easy steps

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

How To : Take off Rubik's Cube stickers and clean the gunk

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

News : LEGO + Android + Robot + Rubik's Cube!

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

HowTo : Mutate Your Rubik's Cube

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

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 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 a Rubik's Cube, for beginners

The highest-selling puzzle of all time, Rubik's Cube has captivated millions with its simple complexity. Many have spent months trying to solve it once, while others are able to solve it in a matter of seconds. In this video series, learn the basics of solving a Rubik's Cube, ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube in six simple steps

Sure, there's six steps, by why are there eight videos? Well, why don't you just keep reading, or watching? Video 1 covers the U face edge pieces. Video 2 covers the U face corner pieces. Video 3 covers the middle edge pieces. Video 4 gives you a more detailed explanation ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube

Want to solve that pesky Rubik's Cube? Well, look no further. This four-part video will tell you all you need to know about solving it. The first part covers a method summary and a step by step for the first layer. The second covers standard notation. The third explains the ...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 : Solve the Rubik's Cube like you never could

This is for everyone who has ever been frustrated by this mightiest of puzzles. Solving the Rubik's Cube. Jorick shows you in six videos how to do it. Video 1: Just a bit on notations and the complexity of the Cube. Video 2: Show you how to actually start puzzling the migh ...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 : Simply solve the Rubik's Cube

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

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 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 the Rubik's Cube with Shepherd stickers

Learn how to master the Rubik's Cube puzzle... watch this two-part video tutorial to see how to solve the Shepherd Rubik's Cube. You don't have to be a genius to accomplish solving the 3x3 Classic Rubiks Cube, but you may have to be one to solve one with stickers invented by A ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube blindfolded

Why solve the Rubik's Cube if you can't do it blindfolded, too? Don't be a loser. Learn memorization technique in this first video, then learn the algorithms. -The Algorithms- EO: 2 edges: MUMUMU2M'UM'UM'U2 4 edges: [MU]*4 [M'U]*4 CO: 2 corners: U'[R'D'RD]*2 U[D'R'DR] Sun ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the 2-Look PLL

This two-part video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. With an endless supply of the ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with ease

Ever hear of a Rubik's Cube, well, did you know that some people can actually solve the mighty puzzle? Yes, that right, they sure can, and so can you... maybe. Check out this video tutorial on how to solve the Rubik's Cube with ease. Solving the cross is an intuitive step, so ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the Y 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

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