Rubik’s Cube turns 40, Google celebrates with a doodle
Today’s Google homepage showcases Rubik’s Cube which is an exact replica of the invention and you can play it virtually on your computer. By clicking on cube in homepage, it will get enlarged, there you can see option “?” telling how to play the game and also providing an option of the search page of Rubik Cube invention.
It is one of the world’s best sold puzzle games and about 350 million cubes have been sold till now. The fastest time it has taken for a human to solve the puzzle is 5.55 seconds.
Rubik’s Cube was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik. Erno Rubik was a Hungarian inventor, architect and professor of architecture. It was originally called Magic Cube, and Rubik licensed it to Ideal Toy Corp in 1980.
Rubik was also known for inventing mechanical puzzles — Rubik’s Cube Invention, the Rubik’s Magic 3D combination puzzle, Rubik’s Magic: Master Edition and the Rubik’s Snake. However, only Rubik’s Cube became popular across the globe.