How the Inventor of the Rubik’s Cube Cracked His Own Code

  • Опубликовано: 10 окт 2017
  • Since the 1980s, the Rubik’s Cube has captivated the minds of puzzle solvers around the globe. But how did one of the world’s most addictive and prolific puzzles come to be? It all began in the beautiful city of Budapest, in the beautiful mind of Ernő Rubik, a design and architecture lecturer looking for a tactile way to teach his students about three-dimensional space. But the story’s real “twist” came when the creator had to engineer a solution to his self-made conundrum. Think you have what it takes to crack the code? Take it up with the master himself.
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  • Kaydawg 23
    Kaydawg 23 15 часов назад

    This guy is smart

  • Anthony Young
    Anthony Young День назад

    I can solve a 3x3 and people at school came up to me with theyre 3x3s asking how do you solve it

  • Benedick Reyes
    Benedick Reyes День назад


  • Sajt Krém
    Sajt Krém 2 дня назад


  • Kolex
    Kolex 3 дня назад

    1:06 there's not 26 small cubes there's 27

  • rrr rrr
    rrr rrr 3 дня назад

    Rubik Ernő Is A Hungarian And Look At Me

    I'm Hungarian Living In Budapest

  • Issac Woods Brothers
    Issac Woods Brothers 3 дня назад

    The Thumbnail of the Video Has One Cube Out Of Place!! O.C.D. TRIGGERED!!!!!

  • speedtribejp
    speedtribejp 3 дня назад

    Much better than a BB8

  • Prachi Patil
    Prachi Patil 5 дней назад +1

    Just saying... I'm an Architect 😇

  • KawaiianGia
    KawaiianGia 5 дней назад

    lol solving one while doing this

  • Kardin Pooper
    Kardin Pooper 5 дней назад


  • Pepe The Meme
    Pepe The Meme 6 дней назад

    Damn that voice

  • Paul J. Morton
    Paul J. Morton 7 дней назад

    Aww, I was hoping for a video on what the title says. How the inventor cracked it. The actual story of how he found a method.

  • Jodude Adventure
    Jodude Adventure 7 дней назад

    There are 27 cause 3^9=27

  • 4heads 4life
    4heads 4life 7 дней назад

    I've seen minecraft but this???

  • Random Videos / RV
    Random Videos / RV 7 дней назад

    I am Hungarian like Rubik

  • yummyTidepod
    yummyTidepod 8 дней назад

    How to start a video: 0:01

  • Minecraft7896
    Minecraft7896 8 дней назад

    Hungary Yeye BusuJaras

  • Banyii
    Banyii 8 дней назад

    You can't resist click more.

    Told you

  • AryaanGamer
    AryaanGamer 9 дней назад

    I would e of dissasembled in he cube xd

  • Gaydian T.V
    Gaydian T.V 9 дней назад

    *There's always a wae*

  • War Dippy
    War Dippy 9 дней назад

    I'm hungarian just like Rubik Ernő

  • pokemonix 10
    pokemonix 10 9 дней назад +1

    That was a really good inspirational vid

  • somebody toucha ma spaggheti
    somebody toucha ma spaggheti 9 дней назад

    permutations not combinations DUMMY NON CUBER

  • TheCubingFox
    TheCubingFox 10 дней назад +1

    Omg erno is 73

    So young!!!!

  • TheCubingFox
    TheCubingFox 10 дней назад

    Im smart

  • Marsmellow
    Marsmellow 10 дней назад

    its still a big hit today

  • Amanda Ketchem
    Amanda Ketchem 11 дней назад

    the thumbnail actually had a orange on a supposed full blue face ._.

  • xBlue_SlitherzZ
    xBlue_SlitherzZ 12 дней назад

    And now there's stuff like cubers and noncubers

  • Sun El Entrenador Kawaii
    Sun El Entrenador Kawaii 12 дней назад

    Just take off the stickers and put em' back

  • Aaromal R.S
    Aaromal R.S 12 дней назад

    He didn't actually explain how he figured it out! I was waiting for that!

  • cube PREMIER
    cube PREMIER 13 дней назад +1

    Who's a cuber ??

  • Pratham Sagar YT
    Pratham Sagar YT 14 дней назад

    Thanks Erno Rubik

  • ffggddss
    ffggddss 14 дней назад

    Attentive viewers might notice the change of color arrangement from the original introduction of RC, as seen here (1:42-46) in the 1980's TV ad from Ideal Toy, to today's cube.
    Basically, swapping the adjacent yellow and blue faces turns one into the other.
    I used to orient the original cube with white on top, yellow in front (U=w, F=y). This put U=w, D=b, F=y, B=g, R=o, L=r.
    Today's color scheme would make this: U=w, D=y, F=b, B=g, R=o, L=r.
    In fact, in that early video, the unsolved screenshots are incorrectly colored (with red and orange adjacent, while both then and now, they are opposite each other), and are inconsistent with the final, solved shot, which is correctly colored in the old scheme.
    On further examination, the scheme in the Ideal Toy ad has blue opposite white, as then, but red adjacent to orange, not as then or now.
    It is internally consistent, but different from both the original and modern schemes.

  • ConfusedCoast26
    ConfusedCoast26 14 дней назад

    How to beat a cube paint over the squares

  • Dora Wong Play games
    Dora Wong Play games 15 дней назад

    That is not a rubik’s cube,is a 3x3

    • ffggddss
      ffggddss 14 дней назад

      It's a 3x3x3, which *is* the original Rubik's Magic Cube, which, soon after, was name-shortened to Rubik's Cube.
      Ideal Toy Co. got the license to market these here in the US, back around 1980 when they were introduced here.

  • Andres Romero
    Andres Romero 15 дней назад

    lol I thought it was enstien that invented it.🤤

  • Levente Kovács
    Levente Kovács 15 дней назад

    Rubik Ernő was, of course, Hungarian

  • Random Person
    Random Person 16 дней назад

    1:32 why did you do that U3?!?! ;.;

  • nick cadavona
    nick cadavona 17 дней назад

    it was a bad idea for me to buy 4x4 😨

  • SmallPotato5 :D
    SmallPotato5 :D 17 дней назад

    1:31 he could've just did a U'

  • Opportunity Info
    Opportunity Info 18 дней назад

    Watch "Guinness books,Bell Labs letters. David Singmaster- youngest to solve Rubik's cube at 5yrs in 1983" on RU-clipвидео.html

  • Luka
    Luka 18 дней назад

    1:33 U3? Why plz why you could do U'

  • We've got trouble!
    We've got trouble! 19 дней назад

    His voice tho

  • bilbo gandalf
    bilbo gandalf 19 дней назад

    what a cool dude

  • Tas Nia
    Tas Nia 19 дней назад

    I still remember my first steps as a cuber. at that time I knew nothing about algorithms, but internet helped me. so I can imagine how hard it would've been for him.

  • happy gaming
    happy gaming 19 дней назад

    does it cornercut?

  • Tamarus Gray gaming
    Tamarus Gray gaming 20 дней назад +1

    I just got done solving my cube it took me 37.45 seconds 😉

    Pretty good for a person my age 😁👍🎉

  • PokemonGamer900
    PokemonGamer900 20 дней назад

    I can solve the Rubik's cube using beginners method about 3 times in this video.

  • Macioo
    Macioo 20 дней назад

    fuck ungarian

  • Gaming Boy
    Gaming Boy 20 дней назад

    The maker of rubix cube is a legend(my opinion)

  • Bill Page
    Bill Page 21 день назад copperfield apparence in highteck detail information i saw at chrysler hall in norfolk virginia ps all you see is a black box with hole added with cover over it in the audience looks like like how a normal size tissue box looks with oval or retangle hole in it but later on when look alike getting on motorcycle harly davidson bike that box now gone in audience just empty space floor look up in youtube videos and google search engines david copperfield music even ones i now that most dont know thanks to Jesus for able to let me learn that others dont know about can learn illusion copperfields chrystal smoke chamber illusion to song i wear my sun glasses at night by singer cory heart and other illusion where his lady assitant joina spina Christian illusionist dancer corapgher in his shows back in the day she in Heaven now but she got impialed on andre kole Christian illusion sword impial illusion he gave Jewish Christian illusionist david seth kotkin 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  • Clarence Uhrich
    Clarence Uhrich 21 день назад

    Killer you tried to hypnotize me I’m unsubscribing you

  • federico saviano
    federico saviano 21 день назад

    Hey was that a HECKING u3 at 1:32?

  • Zoomi Zoom
    Zoomi Zoom 21 день назад

    He KNO de wei

  • tweetyboii Iz here
    tweetyboii Iz here 21 день назад

    Wth hes still alive?

  • Gojida
    Gojida 21 день назад

    This video makes it look so epic

  • That Dude
    That Dude 22 дня назад

    I see t perm, I click

  • Cseh Dávid
    Cseh Dávid 22 дня назад

    Ernő bácsiiii 😁, love him because he is Hungari

  • madhukar kurimilla
    madhukar kurimilla 22 дня назад

    Everyone has had a Rubick's cube at some point in their life

    And it is very likely that you have one in your house

    • ffggddss
      ffggddss 14 дней назад

      I don't have one.
      I have two.
      I've worn several others out over the years, which I've tossed.

  • Im Your Cat
    Im Your Cat 22 дня назад


  • pony plushies
    pony plushies 23 дня назад

    43 million quintillion combinations and I can’t get one

  • Hardy Tian
    Hardy Tian 23 дня назад


  • AK-47 Clasher
    AK-47 Clasher 23 дня назад

    Why does everyone stress so much on 43 quintillion despite god's number?

  • Mu5icSavesMe
    Mu5icSavesMe 23 дня назад

    So how did he cracked his own code?

  • 2muchxo
    2muchxo 23 дня назад

    I always thought that Einstein made that cube

  • Spongeboobs squarepants Memes show!!!

    I thought Albert Einstein created the cube🎲🎲

  • THE GUD kush
    THE GUD kush 24 дня назад

    1:24 he found da wae

  • Albert Holmes
    Albert Holmes 25 дней назад +1

    This video helped me learn how to solve Rubik's cube

  • Billjek Cortes
    Billjek Cortes 25 дней назад

    43,000,000,000,000,000,000 possible combinations to finish the rubiks cube wooooow

  • Tide Pod
    Tide Pod 25 дней назад

    I was so close to solving but it broke into pieces:(

  • Dustaff Persauf
    Dustaff Persauf 26 дней назад


  • Skydoes Minecraft
    Skydoes Minecraft 26 дней назад +1

    Aren’t there 27 cubes

    • Jim Adams
      Jim Adams 14 дней назад

      ↑ This guy gets it. ↑

    • ffggddss
      ffggddss 14 дней назад +1

      Right. There are 3³-1³ = 26 "cubelets." [For an NxNxN cube, there would be N³ - (N-2)³ = 6N² - 12N + 8.]
      But 6 of them are face centers, which never move relative to one another.
      So really, when manipulating the cube, you're dealing with 20 cells that can move relative to the XYZ-cross of center faces.

    • Jim Adams
      Jim Adams 25 дней назад

      No, there are 26. A 3x3 cube has a core in the center that the 6 side pieces are screwed into allowing them to pivot but never change position on the cube. there are 12 edge pieces that can be moved to any edge position on the cube, and 8 corner pieces that can be moved to any corner of the cube. 6+12+8=26. There is no cube in the center, only the core.

  • Gojida
    Gojida 27 дней назад

    This video sounds so epic

  • Crystal Bolton
    Crystal Bolton 28 дней назад

    80's kids fidget spinner

    • ffggddss
      ffggddss 14 дней назад

      Yeah, except it took more than 2 brain cells to work _this_ thing.

  • Benjen87
    Benjen87 28 дней назад

    Doesn't say how he solved it lol.

  • Laurens Pang
    Laurens Pang 28 дней назад

    How much does he earn(thru patent) per cube sold?

  • Katie Brawd
    Katie Brawd 28 дней назад

    Can Mr. Rubiks solve the rubiks cube??

  • Noah Hebeisen
    Noah Hebeisen 29 дней назад

    Or, ya know, just do CFOP

  • Huy Nguyễn
    Huy Nguyễn Месяц назад

    I can slove this!

  • Michael Jackson124
    Michael Jackson124 Месяц назад

    I have a Rubik cube and i only solved the red side

  • GreshamS
    GreshamS Месяц назад

    My grandma was from Hungry!

    PIXEL PLAYER Месяц назад

    But now people treat the Rubik cube as the most difficult thing in the world it can be really easy with a lot of practice

  • Igor Story
    Igor Story Месяц назад

    1:31 why do a U3? Do a U'!

  • Keegan Hermes
    Keegan Hermes Месяц назад

    I know how to solve it

  • malia noel
    malia noel Месяц назад

    :29 *clout goggles?*

  • Shubhang Patel
    Shubhang Patel Месяц назад

    "There's always a way for a solution."

  • chase otis
    chase otis Месяц назад


  • Mitchell Dixon
    Mitchell Dixon Месяц назад

    I'm ten and can solve a rubies cube in two minutes average

  • David Zalameda
    David Zalameda Месяц назад

    DA WEI

  • ISuper Gam4rI
    ISuper Gam4rI Месяц назад

    magyar vagyok

  • Christian Turner
    Christian Turner Месяц назад

    I need help with solving my Rubik's Cube

  • Knives out but central city is gay Le

    He still alive wow

    SEVENB4TIME Месяц назад

    man its fun being able to solve a rubiks cube faster than the origanal world record

  • Nick Z
    Nick Z Месяц назад

    Clickbait... You didn’t even answer the question.

  • Josh Huey
    Josh Huey Месяц назад +2

    I believe the title is misleading. Nowhere in the video does he discuss the actual methods Rubik used to solve his cube. A more accurate title would be "When** the Inventor of the Rubik's Cube Cracked His Own Code". I was honestly expecting to hear him explain how he came about solving his cube.

    • Gary Stinten
      Gary Stinten День назад

      Josh Huey same.. or at least his true inspiration on how he came to make the cube.. design all that.

  • Nimzay The Artist
    Nimzay The Artist Месяц назад

    Rubik's cube made in hungary

  • Rafael Leung
    Rafael Leung Месяц назад

    i saw my friend in the rubiks cube competition

    BRICK LORD Месяц назад

    I have one