Friday, April 30, 2010

Beware of Rubik’s Cube-solving robots


Jewish date:  16 ’Iyyar 5770 (Parashath ’Emor).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  Hairstylist Appreciation Day, Queen’s Day.

Worthy causes of the day:  “We want the DISCLOSE Act - A project of Senator Russ Feingold, Senator Patrick Leahy, and Senator Chuck Schumer” and | Sign the petition to President Obama: End plans for offshore drilling“”.

Today’s news and commentary:
LEGO and DUPLO bricks with a 1 EURO coin for scaleImage via Wikipedia
Today’s weird thing is “Lego Robot Solves Bigger and Harder Rubik’s Cubes (video)”.  They now have robots made of Legos which can solve cubes as large as the V-Cube 6 (6 × 6 × 6).  Enjoy, share the weirdness, and Shabbath shalom.

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