Today is the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s cube, the legendary puzzle that has challenged young people and adults for 4 decades, positioning itself as one of the most popular mind games of recent times.
From this blog we celebrate the anniversary of this game that represents us in geek culture, that’s why we have it as a logo. So happy birthday rubik’s cube.
Do you have a rubik’s cube? Have you solved it?
Here are some curious facts about the world of rubik taken from wikipedia. Speedcubing (or speedsolving) is the practice of trying to solve a Rubik’s cube in the shortest time possible. There are a number of competitions speedcubing throughout the world.
The championships protected by the World Cube Association include various ways of solving the Rubik’s cube. These include:
- Solve it blindfolded (blinfolded). The timed time includes both the inspection time and the resolution time.
- Solve it with one hand (one-handed).
- Solve it with your feet (with feet)
- Solve it in the least amount of moves (fewest moves).
The current world brand is held by the Dutch Mats Valk with a best time of 5.55 seconds at the Zonhoven Open 2013. While the Australian Feliks Zemdegs has the second best time, 5.66 seconds achieved in the Australian Nationals 2012.
Here is the video of Feliks Zemdegs who achieved an amazing time of 5.66 seconds.