The puzzle is to pack the 7 different shapes into the fountain. Originally called the Brunnenpuzzle by its German designer Markus Götz, brunnen translates as…
Rubik’s Cube is still making the news!
Since 1980 the Rubik’s Cube has fascinated puzzlers. For some it’s been incredibly addictive, for most a colourful mind bending challenge! And we’re still enjoying it today.
Recent news updates:
The World Record Academy recognises Sub1, a robot created by Germany’s Albert Beer, has solved the Rubik’s cube in 0.887 seconds. This breaks the previous Guinness World Records world record of 0.9 seconds thus setting a new world record. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVF_XUccMuo&feature=player_embedded
Puzzle enthusiast Tony Fisher has built a 1.56 meter, 100kg, fully functional Rubik’s cube in a bid to claim a Guinness World Record for the largest fully functional Rubik’s Cube. He hopes it will be recognised soon. Watch him solve it http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/giant-rubiks-cube/