Kid sets underwater Rubik's Cube record in one breath

Sunday August 3rd, 2014

A 20-year-old broke the Guinness world record for most Rubik's cubes solved underwater -- in one breath! -- at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey on Friday.

National speed cubing champion Anthony Brooks solved a record five standard-sized cubes in one minute and 18 seconds while submerged in a 500-gallon water tank. The previous record was held by a Spanish cuber, David Calvo, who solved four cubes in 90 seconds in 2009. 

The craziest part about this story is that Brooks didn't start practicing the fine art of solving Rubik's cubes underwater until the day before the event.

Aaron Craft, it's time to set up your game

[h/t The Star-Ledger]

- Marc Weinreich


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