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The world record holder for the fastest time to solve the Rubik’s Cube with his feet is trying to beat his own record.
The world record holder for the fastest time to solve the Rubik’s Cube with his feet is trying to beat his own record.
Engineering students at the University of Michigan spent three years developing the world’s largest free-standing, hand-solvable Rubik’s cube. The massive puzzle weighs 1,500 pounds.
Try one of these five hobbies as a start and pay attention to your stress levels over the next few months. I bet you'll notice a decrease in irritation and an increase in your patience. Good luck!
Think about how irresponsible this is. You screw things up and then suggest, "It's all for a reason." No, the mess you and
Nearly everyone, it seems, is obsessed with the spanking-new erotic drama, Fifty Shades of Grey -- a film apparently so awesome that two sequels were announced before the first one even hit cinemas.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhile Kwong may have been overly eager to show his hand to the audience, his points are valid. Humans enjoy both order and chaos of varying degrees. But it is the line between these poles that we really seem to desire; therein lies the journey of exploration and deciding what to do with this experience that really keeps us on our toes.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgKwong is right: people are born puzzle solvers. I've been inspired by how enthusiastically my children have learned language, absorbed math, mastered technology, become skilled athletes, and fallen in love. Life for them--for all of us--is an infinite variety of puzzles about what it means to be human and live in this world successfully.
Magician and New York Times crossword puzzle wizard David Kwong says we're wired to solve puzzles and make order out of chaos -- and he's got a trick to prove it.
No one says what happens if you do not succeed. My kind of game. No advertising has kept the game under the radar, but word
To the Mommas, all of those pieces, just laying around in a pile, might look just like a huge mess. We wonder if we can really do this all by ourselves. Put this all together in a way that makes sense.
A golf ball will be dropped simultaneously into two barrels from the same height. Assume currents, viscosity & pressure are the same. In which barrel will the ball hit the bottom first?
Just days before it was due to go on view at Queen Elizabeth II's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, puzzle master Dave Evans's chef d'oeuvre, a 40,000-piece jigsaw puzzle celebrating the queen's Diamond Jubilee crashed to his studio's floor (see video below), instantly undoing more than 200 hours of work.
Parker, who dubs himself the "Stand-Up Mathematician," explains the process better than we do. And his authoritative British
In front of you is a pot of coffee and a jug of cream. You transfer one teaspoon of cream from the jug to the pot, then one teaspoon of liquid from the pot back to the jug. Which is greater: the amount of coffee in the jug or the amount of cream in the pot?
I am serializing an unpublished book in this column. It's about an amazing, mysterious manuscript I discovered in Scotland with nothing in it but 50 watercolor paintings.
2011-11-23-Screenshot20111123at8.42.29AM.pngI discovered an amazing, mysterious manuscript in Scotland. It's a little book with nothing in it but 50 watercolor paintings.
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