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Rubik's Cube
 
 
Rubik's Cube
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About Rubik’s Cube
  • The Rubik’s cube was invented by Hungarian architect Erno Rubik in 1974.
  • The Rubik’s cube was originally called the “Magic Cube”.
  • The Rubik’s cube first became available to the public in 1977. Since then, over 350 million cubes have been sold.
  • There are 432,003,274,489,856,000 ways to arrange the cube, but only one results in a solved cube.
  • The world’s largest Rubik’s cube is on display in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is 3 m tall and weighs over 500 kg.!!
  • In addition to the standard 3 × 3 × 3 cubes-per-side variety, Rubik’s cubes also come in the following versions:
    2 × 2 × 2, 4 × 4 × 4, 5 × 5 × 5, 6 × 6 × 6, and 7× 7 × 7 cubes per side.
  • The current world record for solving the cube is 7.08 seconds. This was set in 2008 by Erik Akkersdijck at the Czech Open, sponsored by the World Cube Association.
  • The World Cube Association also recognizes records for solving the cube blindfolded, with one hand, and with both feet.
 
 
 
 
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