Remember when entertainment did not require batteries? I remember my first Rubik’s cube and the fun I used to have with it. Here are some fun facts to that you may know know about this classic toy.
The Rubik’s Cube was invented in 1974 by Professor Rubik.
At first it’s own inventor could not solve the cube’s puzzle but he eventually figured it out.
It has been calculated that there are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible permutations of the Rubik’s Cube.
It can be estimated that less than 6% of the world’s population can solve the Rubik’s Cube. (Yikes, that’s almost 94% that can’t solve it. Wow!)
The largest Rubik’s Cube ever made is a 17x17x17 cube.
The world record for solving the Rubik’s Cube is 5.55 seconds.
A robot made of Legos solved the Rubik’s Cube in under 4 seconds. Wow!
Over 350 million cubes have been sold.