Smallest Rubik's Cube: Tony Fisher breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
IPSWITCH,, UK -- Tony Fisher, who holds the World Record for largest Rubik's cube after building a puzzle measuring more than 5 feet tall, created a Rubik's cube measuring only .22 inches ((5.6mm) on each side, thus setting the new world record for the Smallest Rubik's cube, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Tony Fisher, who holds the Guinness World Record for largest Rubik's cube after building a puzzle measuring more than 5 feet tall, created a Rubik's cube measuring only .22 inches on each side.(enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the smallest Rubik's Cube is 10 mm (0.39 in) wide and was created by Evgeniy Grigoriev (Russia). It is fully functional and can be used like a normal Rubik's Cube. It is 2 mm (0.08 in) smaller than the previous one he made.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people solving Rubik's cubes simultaneously is 3,248 and was achieved by the College of Engineering Pune at the College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra, India, on 4 November 2012.
RFisher said he couldn't get a 3D printer to make the puzzle small enough, so he filed down a cube that started at .24 inches on each side.
The video shows Fisher solving the puzzle using tweezers and a magnifying glass.