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All Hail the Cube

While I admit that this clip was running through my head the entire time I was writing this story, the truth is that the new subculture surrounding the Rubik’s Cube is actually very cool–and kind of important. In a world increasingly dependent on algorithms, it’s good to know that budding science geeks have a “toy” they can learn from. So I attended the 2012 Rubik’s Cube tournament in Las Vegas –blindfolded solving, one-handed solving, solving with your feet–and came away with this. Sadly, no Alf.


Filed under: 2012, Douglas Quenqua, New York Times,

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Currently Editor in Chief of Campaign US, former writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, Columbia Magazine, Redbook, The New York Observer, Wired, the New York Post and others. I write about media, science, culture, lifestyle and tech. Every so often, I post my writing here. It's pronounced Kwen'-kwah. Contact: Doug [dot] Quenqua [@]


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