For decades the Rubik’s Cube has been a best-selling puzzle, toy and gift for all ages!
Invented in 1974, Erno Rubik decided to dedicate months of his life to creating a puzzle to teach his students about certain subjects. Once created, he accidentally scrambled his masterpiece to find no solution. He spent a month in his room figuring out a combination of algorithms to solve the puzzle.
The cube itself is an affordable and fun toy to use for entertainment or even dedicate countless hours towards becoming a ‘Cuber’. Speed Cubers such as Felix Zemedegys, Max Park and more, all can solve a cube in mere seconds; solving the puzzle and setting many world records. How will you fair?
At the start of February, I first discovered the Cube itself. I had known of it before, having one of my own collecting dust on a shelf at home. But one day, I decided to bring it to school. From then on, I dedicated myself to the Cube. Spending hours learning algorithms and figuring out how to solve it. When I finally finished, I felt accomplished. I then set out to learn many more varieties: spheres, dodecahedrons and even bananas. With so many possibilities and variations it allows the most intellectual (as well as the worst at puzzles) to solve at least one. Can you become a SpeedCuber?