63 entries in Rubik's Cube
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Rubik Cube Swindles
  • solving cube by touch with marked colors
  • divining thought-of colors with cube ("can you see your color on this side?")
  • mis-colored cube as practical joke
1981 Octet 23
Father Cyprian Rubik Con suggestions without details:
  • Colorvision with mini Rubik's Cube
  • Colorvision with jumbled cube, a duplicate of configuration is drawn
  • mini cube is solved under dice cup, suggestion of (partial) shell
  • to force a color, either with counting procedure or loaded
  • pop-up cube for production
  • stage size cube that twists and person is produced
  • coding information
Related to 1981 Octet 24
Dennis Marks Grand Strategy color chip chosen by spectator, scrambled cube solved by performer blindfolded, first chosen color then rest, cube really brute-force solved
Also published here 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1382
Tony Andruzzi Cubelet small cube solved behind back apparently by memory, switch
Also published here 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 280) 1398
Philip T. Goldstein Cubicle spectator scrambled Rubik's cube and throws it, number of yellow squares on top predicted
Also published here 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 287) 1432
Jack Kent Tillar Dark Vision color vision with rubik's cube, in box, color is divined
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 288) 1437
Norman van Tubergen Cube Power rubik's cube solves under cover, without touching, sound of moving cube can be heared
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 295) 1473
John Chesterman The Magic Cube
Also published here
  • "The Magic Cube" in "Curious Facts Monthly"
1981 Babel (Issue 1) 7
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland The Magic Cube inner working of the cube
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 25
Jon Brunelle Quick Rubik rightening routine with small cubes
June 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 647
Unknown A Few Facts about the Rubiks Cube facts, trivia and recommended books about it
1982 The Magic of the Cube 5
Donald Bevan On the Square or Rubik Cubology collection of ideas, first published in Abra #1873
1982 The Magic of the Cube 7
Jim Moore Rubik's Cube Shell three-sided or five-sided shell, for solve underneath handkerchief or sliding it through tube
1982 The Magic of the Cube 7
Jim Moore Solving Competition solving cubes with spectators, performer wins, one cube is mixed by only five memorized moves
1982 The Magic of the Cube 7
Jim Moore Rubik's Die Box cube in die box, solves there
1982 The Magic of the Cube 8
David Wood Rubik's Cube Shell Routine routine in which spectator scrambles cube himself and it solves itself underneath cover and can be examined, with switch and shell
1982 The Magic of the Cube 9
Neville Wiltshire Cube Production fold-flat rubik's cubes as production items
1982 The Magic of the Cube 10
Neville Wiltshire Die Thru Silk effect proposition in which spots are lost during silk penetration
1982 The Magic of the Cube 11
Neville Wiltshire Zombie Cube effect suggestion
1982 The Magic of the Cube 11
Neville Wiltshire Sympathetic Rubik's Cubes two cubes scrambled by magician and spectator, they end up in same arrangement, three methods (it's unclear whether the methods are also Wiltshire's)
1982 The Magic of the Cube 11
George Schindler Rubik's Prediction color chosen via six card, only chosen color magically solves itself
1982 The Magic of the Cube 12
George Schindler Switch Out - An Instant Assembly small Rubik's cube solves itself in spectator's pocket or paper bag, switch
1982 The Magic of the Cube 15
George Schindler Flaming Assembly small Rubik's cube solves itself when covered in flash paper and ignited, switch
1982 The Magic of the Cube 15
Dennis Marks Grand Strategy color chip chosen by spectator, scrambled cube solved by performer blindfolded, first chosen color then rest, cube really brute-force solved
Also published here 1982 The Magic of the Cube 15
Tony Andruzzi Cubelet small cube solved behind back apparently by memory, switch
Also published here 1982 The Magic of the Cube 18
Philip T. Goldstein Cubicle spectator scrambled Rubik's cube and throws it, number of yellow squares on top predicted
Also published here 1982 The Magic of the Cube 19
Jack Kent Tillar Dark Vision using solved Rubik's cube for Color Vision, effect also suggested by Bill Wisch & Fr. Cyprian
Related to 1982 The Magic of the Cube 21
H. Penn Dark Vision - Alternate Version Color Vision type effect with forced color, gaffed Rubik's Cube
1982 The Magic of the Cube 23
H. Penn The Cube as a Force applying Stanley Collins' count force principle
1982 The Magic of the Cube 24
H. Penn A Novel Booktest Rubik's cube with numbers used to select page number
1982 The Magic of the Cube 25
H. Penn Mental Blok Rubik's cube scrambled and put in box with small window by spectator, performer divines color that shows through window
1982 The Magic of the Cube 26
Ed Harris Cartoons
1982 The Magic of the Cube 28
George Schindler Dice-A-Rubik two dice transform into small Rubik's cubes when thrown
1982 The Magic of the Cube 30
George Schindler Great Loads using Rubik's cubes as final loads in cups & balls
1982 The Magic of the Cube 31
George Schindler Quick Change Cube small Rubik's cube changes into normal die, pull
1982 The Magic of the Cube 31
Meir Yedid Instant Assembly Rubik's cube mixed by three spectators, performer solves it by tossing it in the air, stooge
1982 The Magic of the Cube 31
Meir Yedid Rubik's Coincidence sympathetic Rubik's cubes, two small cubes mixed by two spectators in paper bags, they end up in same arrangement
1982 The Magic of the Cube 32
Kennedy Smith Introduction
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 3
Kennedy Smith Cube Through the Hat shell and cover
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 5
Kennedy Smith Smarty Cube hole in tray, cube in box put on top, colored spots fall through hole (smarties), cube is now black, black hole presentation
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 7
Kennedy Smith A Long Shot cube mixed by spectator, performer deals out nine color cards in a square, the layout matches a side of the cube, cube partially fixed
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 10
Kennedy Smith Clip It cube mixed by spectator, string of linked colored paper clips chosen, the color sequence of the clips matches a side of the cube, cube partially fixed
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 13
Kennedy Smith Rubik Paint cube mixed by spectator, performer paints with transparent paint on white paper and a 3x3 color layout appears, the layout matches a side of the cube, cube partially fixed
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 15
Kennedy Smith Sympathetic Cubes spectator and performer each mix a cube, their patterns match, partially fixed cubes
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 16
Kennedy Smith A Rubik for your Thoughts spectator mixed cube and looks on one side, performer divines color layout, partially fixed cube
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 19
Kennedy Smith Fly Away Spots mixed cube covered with handkerchief, spots of chosen color (with cards) fly off when handkerchief is removed
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 21
Kennedy Smith A Rubik Production cube from handkerchief
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 23
Kennedy Smith Some Ideas on Sleights with miniature cubes
  • Palms
  • Palm porper
  • Finger Palm
  • Thumb Palm
  • Back Palm
  • The French Drop
  • The Pinch (false transfer)
  • Acquittal 1 (change-over palm to show hands empty)
  • Acquittal 2 (change-over palm with another visible cube)
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 25
Kennedy Smith A Routine with Rubik Cubes small cube produced from playing card, manipulation routine with multiple cubes, hook cube
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 29
Kennedy Smith The Dehydrated Rubiks three different sized rubik's cubes vanish, spots appear on a handkerchief, cubes reappear flatted on a tray, nesting cubes
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 33
Kennedy Smith Rubik's Handkerchief rubik's cube spots appear on handkerchief
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 34
Kennedy Smith My Mind's a Blank cube mixed by spectator, color chosen from color cards, a side almost changes to chosen color, then cube becomes all black in confetti shower
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 38
Kennedy Smith Cube Through Table
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 41
Kennedy Smith The Rationalised Rubik cube solves itself under newspaper cover, with lose cube spots on table as misdirection
1982 Rubik Cubik Magik 43
Stephen Tucker Rubic Cube Mystery cards with printed sides of shuffled rubik's cube, change to sides of solved cube
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 390
Steve Dusheck Rubik's Miracle smaller cubes, three-sided magnetic shell, with fake spinning
Also published here
  • marketed by Hank Lee
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 37
Andreas Michel-Andino Das Rubik-Cube-Problem "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 4"
  • Nachtrag zur Multi-Pip-Card
  • Historisches zum Zauberwürfel (credit information)
  • Verschiedene Lösungen (bibliography)
  • Verschiedene Einsatzmöglichkeiten und Vortragsanregungen
    • für table hopping
    • für Stand-up Vorführungen
    • für Kinde
  • Ausblick
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2) 50
Andreas Michel-Andino Guillotinen "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 5"
  • Noch einmal die Multi-Pip-Card
  • Nachtrag zum Rubik-Cube
  • Historisches zu Handguillotinen (credit information)
  • Verschiedene Formen
  • Meine Routine zum Handcutter
  • Schopenhauer und die Fingerguillotine
  • Die Guillotine in der Kindervorführung?
  • Ausblick
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3) 120
Andreas Michel-Andino Der Talerfang "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 6"
  • Nachträglicher Nachtrag zum Rubic Cube (Rubik)
  • Korrekturen zur Geschichte der Guillotine (credit information)
  • Gedanken zum Talerfang
  • Hilfsmittel und Techniken
  • Meine Bühnenroutine
  • Finale mit Geldscheinen?
  • Der Talerfang vor oder mit Kindern?
  • Weitere Anwendungen
  • Ausblick
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 156
Unknown Michel Gondry Debunk on fake video of solving Rubik's Cube with toes
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 327
Christoph Borer Rubiks Cube presentation, patter
2016 21 235
Usui Takamitsu, Henry Harrius R. N. Solve (Recurring Nightmare Solve) Instant solving of Rubik's Cube
2016 Pure 15
Alex Ng Rubik's Playmate Spectator thinks of a color on a Rubik's cube and an animal, magician produces a photo prediction of that animal in that color
2016 The Ace Assembly All-Star Lecture Notes 76