# Hot Proton

## Rubiks Cube For Fun

A few days ago i saw a rubiks cube lying on one of my colleagues desk and decided to give it a spin when i first took the cube in my hand and tried to solve it nothing made sense , where to start and whats next.

No wonder because it has a whopping 43 252 003 274 489 856 000 or 43 quintillion combinations. yes you read it correct my friend.

I went to google to check out how to solve a Rubiks Cube and found a couple of tutorials.

How to Solve a 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube: Easiest Tutorial by Noah Richardson is one of the best videos which explains how to solve the cube and helped me understand and now my best time is 3 Minutes and 18 seconds.

This is the beginners methodProfessor Jessica Fridrich with a lot of hard work and dedication created this amazing method, read more about here work here . The CFOP (Cross – F2L – OLL – PLL) Method Wiki

This is my youtube playlist if you want to know more about cubing, speed cubing, speed cube records, how to choose your cube etc. Speed Cubing Playlist i keep adding exciting and useful videos here.

What is Speed Cubing ?

Rubik’s Speed Cube + Fridrich Method + Cube Lubrication + Tensioning + Finger Tricks

Mats Valk holds the record for solving the cube in 5:55 seconds. See him in. Did that leave you in awe lets watch him again in slow motion.

Check Amazon.in for buying options if you are in India or if you are anywhere else in the world your local toy shop should definitely have one for you to get started.

How to get faster at solving it.

LACuber has done an amazing video on which 3x3x3 Speed Cube is for you, this helped me narrow down my choice for sure. If you still cant finalize then this is for you Speed Cube Mega Comparison.

Current Favorite Cubes

1. MoYu AoLong V2 3x3x3 Speed Cube Enhanced Edition Black.
2. Dayan 5 Zanchi Stickerless

Note: Stickerless and not competition legal WHY , but great fun for practice. Sticker-less cubes give an unfair advantage , above picture showcases that advantage 🙂 the player can see colors on other sides 😛

Add spice to your cubing with Mirror Cube I call it the transformers cube.

My youtube playlist to solve the Mirror Cube, check it out you will surely have fun.

Enjoy Cubing 🙂