# Man Solves Rubik's Cube In 5.4 Seconds At World Championship

Amidst a weekend of fighting game championships and other major tournaments, the world’s finest Rubik’s cubers have descended upon Paris for a record-breaking world championship.

# This Robot Can Solve a Rubik's Cube in One Second

Given a long plane ride and enough booze, I can just about solve a Rubik’s cube. The most talented humans can manage it in about five seconds; for a homemade robot, it takes 1.019 seconds.

# Putting This Rubik's Cube R2-D2 Back Together Is Harder Than Fixing a Real Droid

Does the shape of a Rubik’s Cube affect how hard it is to solve? At first glance you’d assume the irregularly-shaped pieces of this R2-D2 rotating puzzle would make it easy to put back together, but before you know it, you could have a real mess of droid parts on your hands.

# 14-Year-Old Sets New Rubik's Cube World Record Of 4.90 Seconds

Speedcuber Lucas Etter was able to complete the Rubik’s Cube mind-blowingly fast. Solving it in 4.90 seconds is not just one of his bests so far but it’s a new world record.

# The Rubik's Cube World Record Now Stands At 5.253 Seconds

World-record Rubik’s cube solving happens obscenely quickly, but you can barely even count the moves in Collin Burns’s record-setting 5.253-second run.

# It Takes 7.5 Hours To Solve This Giant Rubik's Cube

Look at that thing. I can’t even get my head around how it works, let alone how you’d solve it. Fortunately Kenneth Brandon (via Geek.com) has done it instead, compressing 7.5 hours of twisting into a 6-minute video.

# Go To Google.Com Now To Play With a Rubik's Cube

The Rubik's cube was first invented by Hungarian architect Ernő Rubik in 1974. Google is commemorating this achievement with one of its trademark Doodles that lets you play with the legendary toy in the comfort of your own web browser.

# LEGO Robot Breaks Rubik's Cube World Record, Looks Badass Doing It

This fancy machine just broke the world record for solving a Rubik's cube. While pathetic humans can take minutes to get the job done, the CUBESTORMER 3 takes just 3.25 seconds.

# Solving One Rubik's Cube In Record Time Is Impressive. Six Is Magical.

Watch as Rubik's master Kevin Hays takes on six increasingly larger jumbled cubes — from 2x2 to 7x7 — to set the world record for making sides look the same.

# Terrifying Robot Can Solve Rubik's Cube In Less Than One Second

As soon as it gets bored with the cubes, we are all going to die.

# Mega Man, Made Out Of 97 Rubik's Cubes

Anyone can grab some colored Post-It Notes and bust out some impromptu pixel art. It takes real skill to transform 97 mini Rubik's Cubes into a pixel-perfect Mega Man. Impressed? Wait until you see his Pokemon.

# Solving a 5x5 Rubik's Cube in Under Seven Minutes Isn't Impressive, Unless You're Blindfolded

Demonstrating the memorization and motor skills of some sort of humanoid robot, Hungary's Marcell Endrey spends three and a half minutes getting to know a scrambled 5x5 Rubik's Cube, slips on a blindfold, and solves it in just over four minutes.

# Behold: A New Rubik's Cube World Champion

Last weekend, a new Rubik's cube world champion was crowned in Bangkok. Polish speedcuber Michal Pleskowicz won the event by completing a Rubik's Cube in 8.65 seconds, almost a second faster than the first runner-up, American Rowe Hessler, who clocked in at 9.56 seconds.