12 Puzzling Rubik's Cube Innovations

 - Dec 20, 2008
If you are a child of the 1980s, you would know how much the world was obsessed with the Rubik’s cube. Until it was officially sold on the market, the toy was originally called the "Magic Cube" by its inventor, Hungarian professor Ernő Rubik.

Throughout the years, many versions of the product were released to accommodate the current trends. From Sodoku Rubik’s cubes to a mirrored version with different-sized cubes, our obsession with the Rubik’s cube has clearly continued unabated. It is the single best-selling toy in history.

From tabletops to alarm clocks, the popularity of the Rubik’s cube transcends the toy realm into interior design and household electronics. Check out the slideshow below for more Rubik's cube-inspired innovations.