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  • Saturday, March 2, 2024

Rubik's Back With A New Puzzle: Rubik's 360

You all remember the Rubiks, don't you?

Now, there's a new idea called Rubik's 360's, which hopes to replicate the success of Rubik's cubes.

I never finished the Rubik's Cube and I've been trying for a long time, so I didn't get a chance to finish one of these!

Before I get into the Rubik 360 in detail, here are a few things you don't know about the Rubik's Cube.

Fast facts about the Rubik's cube

So it was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik but it was not exported from Hungary until 1980.

There is only one solution to his riddle but there are over 43 trillion wrong ways.

If you're not familiar with what 43 quintals are, then that's 43 with 18 zeros at the end.

The first world speed cubing championship was held in Hungary in June 1982 and continues to this day with champion Eric Akkersdijk with an official time of 7.08 seconds.

Rubik's 360

Erno Rubik is back with a new invention, having six balls trapped in three transparent plastic balls.


The idea is to bring colored orbs from an inner sphere into the same space on the outer sphere by swinging them over a ball in the middle, which has only two holes.

It is similar to the cube because this is an easy-to-understand task with only one possible solution but very difficult to figure out.

Since 1980, Professor Rubik has released other toys and games but no game becomes as popular as the Cube, he thinks the Rubik 360 will be the next big toy!

Remember when the micro scooters first came out, they cost over £ 100, you can now pick them up at no cost, just like with Tamagotchi's.

Give it a few years and they'll sell two for a pound in pound stores!