I’ve never solved a Rubik’s Cube. I feel like I should make that a goal of mine this fall. Either way, today’s mystery is why did the creator of the Rubik’s Cube choose those six colors?
According to an interview with the inventor Rubik Ernõ in 2014 he said he chose to have six colors on the face of the sides so it made more sense for the person to try and solve the puzzle. If it was one color there would be no way to do it.
The colors he chose red, blue, yellow, green, orange and white were basic colors that everyone could recognize and didn’t require any explanation no matter who was doing the cube.
Now I’m on a mission to solve one.
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