They call it ‘speedcubing’- and mind-bending blur of quick twists and turns that solves Rubik’s Cube in times that have been clocked at less than 20 seconds! Today, thanks to the 2003 revival of the Rubik’s World Championships, speedcubing is spreading like wildfire. Here, complete with detailed illustrations and basic as well as advanced solving techniques, is the ultimate speedcuber’s guide. It not only gives the solution to the familiar 3X3X3 cube (which has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 – that’s 43 quintillion – possible positions), but also the 2X2X2, 4X4X4, and staggeringly difficult 5X5X5 puzzles. With millions of cubes out there and countless would-be champions looking for tips to improve their times, this is the definitive manual for this unique sport.
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Every Saturday afternoon, 5.8 million people around the world settle down to see how their team will get on.
But this isn’t the team they support. It’s THEIR team.
They have spent hour after hour assessing injuries, swapping subs and tweaking formations. Because when the day is done and the scores are in, they want to be able to look in the mirror and say, ‘THAT TRIPLE CAPTAIN CALL WAS AN ACT OF GENIUS!’
Welcome to the obsessive world of Fantasy Football, where managers will do anything to succeed. David Wardale – writer for the UK’s number one Fantasy Football site, Fantasy Football Scout – meets previous winners to discover how they beat millions to the crown. He reveals the leagues where failure involves outright humiliation and discovers just how low some managers will go to claim a psychological advantage.
Along the way, he finds Saudi sheikhs, stats professors, most of Norway and a member of one of the biggest pop bands of all time, all of them united by their unflinching desire for Fantasy Football greatness.
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Each puzzle consists of a grid containing blocks surrounded by bold lines. The object is to fill all empty squares so that the numbers 1 to N (where N is the number of rows or columns in the grid) appear exactly once in each row and column and the numbers in each block produce the result shown in the top-left corner of the block according to the math operation appearing on the top of the grid. In CalcuDoku a number may be used more than once in the same block.
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A quiz book that makes you say: ‘Really? This is so cool! I had no idea!’
Have you ever wondered how ‘Bluetooth’ got its name? Or who wrote ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little
Star’? Packed with interesting facts, this book will help you answer almost every random question
in a twinkling!
A compendium of the immensely popular ‘Easy Like Sunday Morning Quiz’ published in The
Hindu’s Sunday Magazine, along with a whole lot of additional material and personal insights from
the author make it an informative as well as a fun-read. In the pages of this book you will not
only find out which is the largest animal that lived on earth, but also how to bake a cake in a
mug and how to make your own musical instrument! To top it all, there are also some hilarious
jokes and puns.
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The newest collection of jaw-dropping feats from around the world.
Ever since the first Guinness World Records was first published in 1955, people have been searching for new ways to push the boundaries of achievement. This new edition of fabulous feats includes profiles of people who set new standards for highest, fastest, largest, or oldest; natural wonders that will cause readers to gape in amazement; and mechanical marvels that make the inventions of yesteryear look like child’s play.
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