Rubik's Cube Gets a Makeover

Inventor says Rubik 360 will be as maddening as the cube
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2009 6:00 AM CST
Rubik's Cube still holds the world's record for the fastest-selling toy.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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(Newser) – Hungarian puzzle patriarch Erno Rubik promises his sphere will be as fiendish to tackle as his cube, the Melbourne Herald-Sun reports. The Rubik 360, which goes on sale later this year, features a transparent orb with colored balls that must be moved through spheres. Puzzle fans worldwide say they are eager to take on the professor's new challenge.