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Lego Robot Solves Any Rubik

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CubeStormer solves Rubik's cube in less than 12 seconds every time.

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Be warned my fellow humans, robots will not be satisfied until they defeat us in even the most trivial of contests. Cube Stormer is the latest creation from Mike Dobson, aka Robotics Solutions, and not only is it made entirely out of Legos, it can solve any 3×3x3 rubik’s cube in less than 12 seconds. Often it can finish in less than five! This thing looks badass and is incredible to watch.

We’ve seen some impressive robots from the Lego Mindstorms community before, most notably the fully functional model of an ABB Flexpicker. Little did I know, however, that these Lego bots were out to solve the Rubik’s cube.

Cube Stormer is just the latest and fastest of these robots, there are many others. Something else I didn’t know: 12 seconds isn’t even a world record for cube solving. The fastest human solved a randomized cube in around seven seconds.

Don’t believe me? See Cubestormer video.

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