Video: Ruby – The Robot that Solves Rubik’s Cube

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Australian students have built a robot capable of solving Rubik‚Äôs Cube in a world record time of just over 10 seconds. Named Ruby, the robot can solve a scrambled puzzle in 10.69 seconds, including the time taken to scan the initial status of the cube, Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology said. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/meet-ruby-the-recordbreaking-robot-that-solves-rubiks-cube-20110601-1fgbc.html

Inspiration: Impossible Challenge — Fold a Paper 12 times

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Britney Gallivan solved the Paper Folding Problem. This well known challenge was to fold paper in half more than seven or eight times, using paper of any size or shape. The task was commonly known to be impossible. Over the years the problem has been discussed by many people, including mathematicians and has been demonstrated… Continue reading Inspiration: Impossible Challenge — Fold a Paper 12 times