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Speedsolving the Cube

Speedsolving the Cube

They call it "speedcubing”--a mind-bending blur of quick twists and turns that solves Rubik’s Cube in times that have been clocked at less than 20 seconds! Today, thanks to the 2003 revival of the Rubik’s World Championships, speedcubing is spreading like wildfire. Here, complete with detailed illustrations and basic as well as advanced solving techniques, is the ultimate speedcuber’s guide. It not only gives the solution to the familiar 3x3x3 cube (which has...

Rubik's cubic compendium

Rubik's cubic compendium

Millions of people were -- and still are -- simultaneously bewildered, frustrated, and amazed by the problems posed by Rubik's cube. Co-written by the cube's inventor, this book serves as a comprehensive guide to the cube for both the puzzler and the mathematician. The book reveals the wealth of fascinating mathematics concealed within the cube's apparently simple operation, and even those who have solved the cube will discover a vast number of new ideas and possibilities.

Adventures in Group Theory

Adventures in Group Theory

Featuring strategies for solving the puzzles and computations illustrated using the SAGE open-source computer algebra system, the second edition of Adventures in Group Theory is perfect for mathematics enthusiasts and for use as a supplementary textbook.

Mastering Rubik's Cube

The Rubik Cube of the Wider Middle East

The Rubik Cube of the Wider Middle East

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Someone Made a Working Rubik's Cube in Fallout 4

Fallout 4's building system is just another mechanic slathered on top of what is already a pretty darn dense game, but we're beginning to see the fruits of the addition. One committed wasteland constructor has compiled 128 generators, 36 terminals, and ...

Fallout 4 player builds massive working Rubik's Cube

For all of its time-absorbing tinkering, Fallout 4 has been aptly described as "Settlement Simulator 2015". Many gamers have spent thousands upon thousands of hours perfecting their digital homesteads and massive cities (myself included), pushing the limit ...

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