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25 Amazing Rubik's Cube Facts

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World's largest Rubik's Cube - 1.68m

The World's largest fully functional Rubik's Cube was unveiled on August 22, 2018 at Telus Spark, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The cube was built by the Canadian Wes Nelson and it's 1.68m (5 foot 6.25 inches) high, braking Tony Fisher's 1,57m record, built in 2016 and accepted by Guiness World Records.

How to put a Rubik's Cube in a bottle?

The idea of impossible bottles is to take things that could not possibly go through the mouth of a bottle and put them inside anyways. These tricks require dexterity, patience, and a great deal of lateral thinking.

Amazing Rubik’s Cube Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

YouTube / Share link: https://youtu.be/9aw0dI6v-NA Top lists with similar titles are very popular, especially on YouTube so here's our list about our favorite puzzle. We all know what the Rubik’s Cube is, and we most likely have spent countless hours trying to figure out how to solve the puzzle. Apart from that, what else do you […]

Feliks Zemdegs tied the Rubik's Cube World Record

Feliks Zemdegs, Australian speedcuber has tied the previous 4.59 seconds Rubik's Cube single record of SeungBeom Cho, registered less than 3 months ago. The two cubers now share the world record for the fastest solution time on an official WCA competition. They both have PLL skips, which means a lucky situation when the pieces come together […]

Changes to the World Cube Association Regulations in 2018

Recently, the World Cube Association Regulations Committee have made changes to the regulations that govern competitive speedcubing which have gone into effect as of the 1st of January 2018. Some of the most notable changes include puzzles with any sort of logo now illegal for blind events, competitors are now allowed to use their hands […]

33x33x33 Rubik's Cube - World Record

We have published an article in 2016 about the World's largest order NxNxN Rubik's Cube-like twisty puzzle, the 22x22x22 cube created by corenpuzzle which exploded many times. This record was broken when the 33x33x33 cube came to live and announced today (Dec 2 2017).

Non-Cubers say the Darndest Things

At the time of its release, the Rubik’s Cube was the most popular toy in the world. It received multiple awards due to its popularity including back-to-back Toy of the Year awards in 1980 and 1981. However, the cube's popularity fell off following the initial few years of excitement and entertainment, and although by the […]

Why Speedcubers Dislike Rubik's Branded Products

Why speedcubers and the twisty puzzle community generally dislike Rubik's branded products Despite being the inventor of the type of puzzle we use today, Seven Towns' Rubik's puzzles and brand aren't particularly enjoyed by many puzzlers, especially the Rubik's community. There's no real hatred towards the brand (although some actions of the Seven Towns company […]

Tony Fisher's largest Rubik's Cube

Tony Fisher, British puzzle designer, the inventor of the Fisher Cube, the Golden Cube, the Tony's Pillowed Holey Skewb and many other custom twisty puzzle designs posted on his YouTube channel a video of himself forming the checkerboard pattern on a fully functional 1.56m (5.11 ft) wide cube. We have to mention that this is […]

World's largest order 22x22x22 Rubik's Cube

A 22x22x22 Rubik's Cube became the world's highest order twisty puzzle, created by corenpuzzle. It was completed in mid-January 2016 and it contains 2691 functioning parts made with a consumer 3D printer.

How we maintain Ruwix

We thought that it would be handy to publish a blog entry about what it takes to run a website like Ruwix for those who are interested in web development and would like to start their own cyber adventure. Thanks to the Internet, anyone can share their thoughts and ideas with the World without any […]

How to win a million with the Rubik's Cube

A psychology student from Münster, won the German "Who wants to be a millionaire" quiz show on 7 December 2015 with a Rubik's Cube related question.