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 more »
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This record has been broken! Only 5 weeks since Mats Valk set the Rubik's Cube Single World Record at 4.74 seconds, and today we receive the news that Feliks Zemdegs (Australia) broke it with 4.73 seconds shaving off one hundredth of a second from the previous time. This is the third sub-5 seconds Rubik's record more »
Update: this record was broken by Feliks Zemdegs >> It's official! Mats Valk broke the first sub-5 seconds record of Lucas Etter, setting the new Rubik's Cube single World record at 4.74 seconds.
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 more »
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 more »
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.
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.
Update 2016: This rekord was broken by Mats Valk (4.74 sec) Breaking News! The official WCA Rubik's Cube Single World record was broken on the River Hill Fall 2015 competition which was held in Clarksville, Maryland (USA) on the 21st of November 2015. Keaton Ellis broke the World Record of Collin Burns (5.25) first, with more »