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Alexander's Star is a puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube, in the shape of a great dodecahedron.
In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an unambiguous specification of how to solve a class of problems.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American International Toy Fair (stylized as TOY FAIR) is an annual toy industry trade show held in mid-February in New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and at toy showrooms around the city.
Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
A balance board is a device used as a circus skill, for recreation, balance training, athletic training, brain development, therapy, musical training and other kinds of personal development.
Belarus (Беларусь, Biełaruś,; Беларусь, Belarus'), officially the Republic of Belarus (Рэспубліка Беларусь; Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Белоруссия, Byelorussiya), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.
Big O notation is a mathematical notation that describes the limiting behaviour of a function when the argument tends towards a particular value or infinity.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
British English is the standard dialect of English language as spoken and written in the United Kingdom.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The CFOP Method (Cross – F2L – OLL – PLL), sometimes known as the Fridrich method, is one of the most commonly used methods in speedsolving a 3×3×3 Rubik's Cube.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) is an autonomous engineering institute affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
A combination puzzle, also known as a sequential move puzzle, is a puzzle which consists of a set of pieces which can be manipulated into different combinations by a group of operations.
In mathematics, the commutator gives an indication of the extent to which a certain binary operation fails to be commutative.
In mathematics, especially group theory, the elements of any group may be partitioned into conjugacy classes; members of the same conjugacy class share many properties, and study of conjugacy classes of non-abelian groups reveals many important features of their structure.
CubeStormer 3 is a robot built primarily with Lego Mindstorms and the Samsung Galaxy S4.
CubeStormer II is a robot built primarily with Lego Mindstorms and a Samsung Galaxy S2 for solving a Rubik's Cube.
David Breyer Singmaster (born 1939, USA) is a retired professor of mathematics at London South Bank University, England, UK.
In geometry, a dodecahedron (Greek δωδεκάεδρον, from δώδεκα dōdeka "twelve" + ἕδρα hédra "base", "seat" or "face") is any polyhedron with twelve flat faces.
The Dogic is an icosahedron-shaped puzzle like the Rubik's Cube.
Douglas Richard Hofstadter (born February 15, 1945) is an American professor of cognitive science whose research focuses on the sense of self in relation to the external world, consciousness, analogy-making, artistic creation, literary translation, and discovery in mathematics and physics.
Drew Brads (born August 12, 1999) is an American Rubik's cube speedsolver who has set six of the last eight world records for fastest average of five Pyraminx solves (excluding fastest and slowest).
Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.
Ernő Rubik (born 13 July 1944) is a Hungarian inventor, architect and professor of architecture.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ), officially just the Court of Justice (Cour de Justice), is the supreme court of the European Union in matters of European Union law.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
In mathematics, the factorial of a non-negative integer n, denoted by n!, is the product of all positive integers less than or equal to n. For example, The value of 0! is 1, according to the convention for an empty product.
Fairfax Media Limited (formerly John Fairfax and Sons) is one of the largest media companies in Australia and New Zealand, with investments in newspaper, magazines, radio and digital properties.
Feliks A. Zemdegs (Fēlikss Zemdegs; born 20 December 1995) is an Australian Rubik's Cube speedsolver.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
GAMES World Of Puzzles is a puzzle magazine formed from the merge of Games and World of Puzzles in October 2014.
GAP (Groups, Algorithms and Programming) is a computer algebra system for computational discrete algebra with particular emphasis on computational group theory.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gilles Roux (born January 20, 1971) is a French speedcuber primarily known for inventing a 3x3x3 method, the Roux Method, and achieving fast times with it.
God's algorithm is a notion originating in discussions of ways to solve the Rubik's Cube puzzle, but which can also be applied to other combinatorial puzzles and mathematical games.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
The Gordian Knot is a legend of Phrygian Gordium associated with Alexander the Great.
In geometry, the great dodecahedron is a Kepler–Poinsot polyhedron, with Schläfli symbol and Coxeter–Dynkin diagram of.
In mathematics, an action of a group is a formal way of interpreting the manner in which the elements of the group correspond to transformations of some space in a way that preserves the structure of that space.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
A hula hoop is a toy hoop that is twirled around the waist, limbs or neck.
In geometry, an icosahedron is a polyhedron with 20 faces.
Ideal Toy Company was an American toy company founded by Morris and Rose Michtom.
The Impossiball is a rounded icosahedral puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube.
Japanese patent law is based on the first-to-file principle and is mainly given force by the Patent Act (特許法 Tokkyohō) of Japan.
Jessica Fridrich is a professor at Binghamton University, who specializes in data hiding applications in digital imagery.
In geometry, a Kepler–Poinsot polyhedron is any of four regular star polyhedra.
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County.
Larry D. Nichols, born 1939 in the United States, is a puzzle designer.
Lars Erik "Larry" Petrus (born 4 november 1960 in Luleå in Sweden) is an accomplished speedcuber.
Lego Mindstorms is a hardware software platform produced by Lego for the development of programmable robots based on Lego building blocks.
Limca Book of Records is an annual reference book published in India documenting human and natural world records.
Lo Shu Square (also written 雒書; literally: Luo (River) Book/Scroll), or the Nine Halls Diagram, is the unique normal magic square of order three (every normal magic square of order three is obtained from the Lo Shu by rotation or reflection).
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
In recreational mathematics and combinatorial design, a magic square is a n\times n square grid (where is the number of cells on each side) filled with distinct positive integers in the range 1,2,...,n^2 such that each cell contains a different integer and the sum of the integers in each row, column and diagonal is equal.
Mats Valk (born 4 May 1996) is a Dutch Rubik's Cube speedsolver.
Max Park is an American Rubik's cube speedsolver who formerly held the world record for average of five 3x3x3 solves (excluding fastest and slowest), 6.39 seconds, set on 23 April 2017 at OCSEF Open 2017.
The Megaminx is a dodecahedron-shaped puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube.
Minh Thai (born 1965 as Thái Minh) is a Vietnamese-American speedcuber.
The Mirror Blocks, also known by the names "Mirror Cube" and "Bump Cube", is a twisty puzzle and shape modification of the standard 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube and was invented in 2006.
The Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (in Hungarian: Moholy-Nagy Művészeti Egyetem), former Hungarian University of Arts and Design, is located in Budapest, Hungary.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
The Rubik's Cube is the original and best known of the three-dimensional sequential move puzzles.
This article lists and discusses the usage and derivation of names of large numbers, together with their possible extensions.
New Scientist, first published on 22 November 1956, is a weekly, English-language magazine that covers all aspects of science and technology.
Novelty is a requirement for a patent claim to be patentable.
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is a city on the river Pegnitz and on the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia, about north of Munich.
Octacube (by Mindscope) is a type of puzzle made up of eight cubes with colors on the faces.
In geometry, an octahedron (plural: octahedra) is a polyhedron with eight faces, twelve edges, and six vertices.
In geometry the orientation, angular position, or attitude of an object such as a line, plane or rigid body is part of the description of how it is placed in the space it occupies.
Oskar van Deventer is a Dutch puzzle maker.
In mathematics, when X is a finite set of at least two elements, the permutations of X (i.e. the bijective functions from X to X) fall into two classes of equal size: the even permutations and the odd permutations.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
In mathematics, the notion of permutation relates to the act of arranging all the members of a set into some sequence or order, or if the set is already ordered, rearranging (reordering) its elements, a process called permuting.
In mathematics, a permutation group is a group G whose elements are permutations of a given set M and whose group operation is the composition of permutations in G (which are thought of as bijective functions from the set M to itself).
Petroleum jelly, petrolatum, white petrolatum, soft paraffin/paraffin wax or multi-hydrocarbon, CAS number 8009-03-8, is a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons (with carbon numbers mainly higher than 25), originally promoted as a topical ointment for its healing properties.
In three-dimensional space, a Platonic solid is a regular, convex polyhedron.
A playing card is a piece of specially prepared heavy paper, thin cardboard, plastic-coated paper, cotton-paper blend, or thin plastic, marked with distinguishing motifs and used as one of a set for playing card games.
The Pocket Cube (also known as the Mini Cube) is the 2×2×2 equivalent of a Rubik's Cube.
The prime symbol (′), double prime symbol (&Prime), triple prime symbol (‴), quadruple prime symbol (⁗) etc., are used to designate units and for other purposes in mathematics, the sciences, linguistics and music.
Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
The Professor's Cube is a combination puzzle, a 5×5×5 version of the Rubik's Cube.
The Pyraminx is a regular tetrahedron puzzle in the style of Rubik's Cube.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
A robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer— capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically.
The Rubik’s Cube group is a group (G, \cdot) that represents the structure of the Rubik's Cube mechanical puzzle.
Rubik's Domino is a hand-held puzzle similar to a Rubik's Cube.
The Rubik's Revenge (also known as the Master Cube) is a 4×4×4 version of Rubik's Cube.
A Rubik's Snake (also Rubik's Twist, Rubik's Transformable Snake, Rubik’s Snake Puzzle) is a toy with 24 wedges that are right isosceles triangular prisms.
Rubik, the Amazing Cube is a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series based on the puzzle created by Ernő Rubik, produced by Ruby-Spears Enterprises and broadcast as part of The Pac-Man/Rubik, the Amazing Cube Hour block on ABC from September 10, 1983 to September 1, 1984.
The Samsung Galaxy S II is a touchscreen-enabled, slate-format Android smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics and was first shown publicly on March 14, 2013 at Samsung Mobile Unpacked in New York City.
Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.
The Skewb is a combination puzzle and a mechanical puzzle in the style of Rubik's Cube.
The Skewb Diamond is an octahedron-shaped puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube.
Spatial ability or visuo-spatial ability is the capacity to understand, reason and remember the spatial relations among objects or space.
Speedcubing (also known as speedsolving) is the sport involving solving a variety of twisty puzzles, the most famous being the Rubik's Cube, as quickly as possible.
The Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) is an award for board and card games, created in 1978 with the stated purpose of rewarding excellence in game design, and promoting top-quality games in the German market.
The Square-1, also known as Back to Square One and Cube 21, is a puzzle similar to the Rubik's Cube.
A StackMat timer is a timer designed for use in sport stacking and speedcubing.
In group theory, a branch of mathematics, given a group G under a binary operation ∗, a subset H of G is called a subgroup of G if H also forms a group under the operation ∗.
Swinburne University of Technology (often simply called Swinburne) is an Australian public university based in Melbourne, Victoria.
In geometry, the tesseract is the four-dimensional analogue of the cube; the tesseract is to the cube as the cube is to the square.
In geometry, a tetrahedron (plural: tetrahedra or tetrahedrons), also known as a triangular pyramid, is a polyhedron composed of four triangular faces, six straight edges, and four vertex corners.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The O2 Arena (temporarily the sponsor-neutral "North Greenwich Arena", during the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London.
The Simple Solution to Rubik's Cube by James G. Nourse is a book that was published in 1981.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Three-dimensional space (also: 3-space or, rarely, tri-dimensional space) is a geometric setting in which three values (called parameters) are required to determine the position of an element (i.e., point).
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Thomas Kremer (26 May 1930 – 24 June 2017) was a game inventor and marketer who acquired the rights to market the Rubik's Cube.
Tony Fisher is a British puzzle designer who specialises in creating custom rotational puzzles.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The V-Cube 6 is a 6×6×6 version of Rubik's Cube.
The V-Cube 7 is a combination puzzle in the form of a 7×7×7 cube.
The V-Cube 8 is an 8×8×8 version of Rubik's Cube.
The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
The World Cube Association (WCA) is the worldwide organization that regulates and holds competitions for mechanical puzzles that are operated by twisting groups of pieces, commonly known as twisty puzzles (a subcategory of combination puzzles).
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.
The 1982 World Rubik's Cube Championship was a competition for speedsolving the 3×3×3 Rubik's Cube.
The 1982 World's Fair, formally known as the Knoxville International Energy Exposition, was held in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
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