Rubik's Cube

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New Rubik's Cube Record: 5.25 Seconds

Collin Burns sets record at competition

(Newser) - Anyone who's ever stared hopelessly at a Rubik's Cube will be impressed by this: On Saturday in Pennsylvania, a teen set a new world record, solving a 3x3x3 cube in 5.25 seconds. Collin Burns was participating in the final round of a competition at Central Bucks West... More »

World Champ Solves Rubik's Cube in 7.36 Seconds

17-year-old Aussie crowned champion

(Newser) - An Australian teenager is the new Rubik's Cube World Champion (yes, there is a Rubik's Cube World Championship), solving a 3x3 cube with an average of 8.18 seconds and a single fastest time of 7.36 seconds. That doesn't make him the fastest in the world—... More »

Parachutist Solves Rubik's Cube in Freefall

Skydiver makes short work of it at 14,000 feet

(Newser) - A German skydiver solved a Rubik's cube while in freefall 14,000 feet above the ground, the Telegraph reports. Ludwig Fichte, 29, sat in a rubber boat with a companion while solving the puzzle and gloating to friends—all in the 31.5 seconds before he deployed his parachute. Check... More »

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