Rubik’s Cube Past
April 6, 2017

Rubik’s cube past

The Rubik’s cube was invented in 1974 in Hungary by Erno Rubik.

This puzzle Cube was first put in stores in 1980. Within a very short time people all over the world sought the Rubik’s Cube. Within two years a hundred million Rubik’s Cubes had been solved. The Cube then became the most popular puzzle in history.

Rubik’s Cube past

It was extremely popular in the early 1980′s and then the craze died down for years. In then reemerged about 8 years ago. There are 10 times at least Rubik’s cubes sold today than there were in the world in the 1980′s.

Rubik’s Cube past

It is amazing to see how much faster the Rubik’s cube world record of completing the cube is today compared to 1982. In 1982 it stood at 22 seconds, today it stands at a fantastic 5.55 seconds.

The reason for this improved time are firstly turns of the cube are carried out by finger pushes are much quicker moves.

Secondly it is solved in much lesser moves.

Thirdly, because of the increasing Rubik’s Cube tutorials,there are millions of more people worldwide who can solve the Rubik’s cube. One fifth of the world’s population has played the Rubik’s cube. There have been more than 300 million Rubik’s cube sold worldwide.

Over the years the Rubik’s cube has featured in hundreds of magazines, books and movies. There are lots of web pages and blogs that are occupied with content relating to the Rubik’s cube.

Rubik’s Cube past

The Rubik’s cube was once called the magic cube. The Rubik’s cube is loved by all ages and cultures. It has had an impact on millions of people in a positive way.

One of my most memorable moments is when Thabiut Jacquinot became the first person to solve the Rubik’s Cube under 10 seconds at a speed cubing competition in 2007 called the Spanish Open 2007.

Rubik’s cube past

The Rubik’s Cube has fascinated millions globally and its popularity is ever increasing.It has become so deeply rooted in our culture that it is used in advertising and the promotion of certain events and businesses. Rubik’s Cube speed cubing competitions are increasing all the time.