Rubik’s Cube around the world – a great Hungarian invention – VIDEO
Rubik’s Cube is a worldwide known Hungarian logical toy that is popular across the globe. It is beloved so much that many events have paid tribute to this amazing invention. An excellent example of that is the exhibition in Syracuse, New York state, as magyarorszagom.hu reports.
Who would not know the amazing Rubik’s Cube? Most of the children play with it, there are competitions where people try to solve it during the shortest time. Also, some try to solve it even blindfolded. It is not an exaggeration to say that Rubik’s Cube conquered the world.
There have already been some fascinating exhibitions featuring the invention. The latest one took place in Syracuse, New York State between the 17th of February and 29th of April. Besides the regular elements of the exhibition, like the introducing of Ernő Rubik’s life, work, and original pieces of his collection, there were some modern spectacles at the event as well. Visitors had the chance to build a giant mosaic wall together from Rubik’s Cubes. Furthermore, one could programme robots to find their way out of a maze or admire how fast they can solve the Rubik’s Cube. One of the biggest attractions was a car-sized Rubik’s Cube that showed how this invention works from the inside. Additionally, there was even a spectacular golden cube made of 18 karat gold that is worth 670 million forints (about 2 million euros).
Events and more
In July 2014, there was a giant inflatable Rubik’s Cube floating down the Hudson River to celebrate the 70th birthday of Ernő Rubik, inventor of the toy. Finally, there was an exhibition in New York City featuring this genius invention in April 2014. Additionally, there are some cool alternative ways to show one’s passion for this toy. We have already reported about the Hungarian university student, who built a picture wall of Rubik’s Cubes. Furthermore, you can also read an article about a French pastry chef creating masterpieces formed as Rubik’s Cubes.
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