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ON THIS DAY: July 13, 2016

July 13th is

World Cup Football Day

National French Fries Day

Embrace Your Geekiness Day

International Rubik’s Cube Day

Gruntled Workers Day *

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History

In my teaching, I enjoyed creating models to clearly communicate my thoughts. – Erno Rubik http://ift.tt/29qZoCz

Erno Rubik

Almost 43 Quintillion Ways Not to Solve A Rubik's Cube

On May 19, 1974, a Hungarian professor of architecture figured out how to build just the right model to aid in teaching algebraic group theory to his students. 673 more words

Popular Culture

AISU Vows to "Eradicate" Rubik's Cubes

Murray, UT—Responding to what they call a “school-wide plague” and“epidemic,” administrators at AISU released a statement condemning the growing use of Rubik’s Cubes in the school. 452 more words

Birthdays

Cubot: The Complexity of Simplicity

(This piece is part of the Completionist series. You can check out the other entries by clicking these words).

I know it hardly matters, but how complex can simplicity really be? 603 more words

Video Games

It's Follow-Up Friday: Rubik Rap edition!

Welcome to Follow-Up Friday!

By this time, you know the drill. Follow-Up Friday is a chance for us to revisit the subjects of previous posts and bring the PuzzleNation audience up to speed on all things puzzly. 166 more words

Puzzles

The Inventor of the Rubik's Cube

Hungarian architect Ernő Rubik was looking for a simple and fun way to teach his students architecture.  In 1974, Ernő Rubik created the “Cube” as an education tool, but over the years it has become more than just a children’s toy, puzzle piece, but also a piece of art.

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