Edit: Murph, is this one of those pull my finger jokes? Check out where your link took me.
Whoops no. That was obviously not where I wanted it to go. At least it was an Axiom page vs something really odd. Not that I browse odd things. Well just the links Cam posts. <kidding>
Here is the proper link. The cube is at apx. 1:30 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWRGvO_mHvI
All the distros are exceptionally boring until you start adding all the 'add-ins'. This guys desktop is probably the most tricked out I have seen.
I settled on Ubuntu cause it was the most Windows like out of the box and I didn't want to learn a new OS in depth since I rarely deal with it at work. Still, sometimes it's strangely satisfying to go old school and do stuff via the console instead of the GUI.