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The Rubik's Cube and the meaning of life

The Rubik's Cube and the meaning of life
By Mark Mason on 08-02-13 17:29. Comments (0)
I have discovered the meaning of life. All right, the secret of a happy life, rather than the full-on ‘core truth of the universe'. But it's a valuable insight nevertheless. I learned it from a Rubik's Cube ...

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