Large Rubik's Cube travels Hudson River for 40th anniversary - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Large Rubik's Cube travels Hudson River for 40th anniversary

Posted: Updated:
An inflatable Rubike's Cube was towed on a barge along the Hudson River on Friday, July 11, 2014. (MyFoxNY) An inflatable Rubike's Cube was towed on a barge along the Hudson River on Friday, July 11, 2014. (MyFoxNY)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A large inflatable Rubik’s Cube is sailing around New York City to celebrate the birthday of its inventor and the toy’s 40th anniversary.

Hungarian professor Erno Rubik is credited with inventing the world’s best-selling toy in 1974. 

The colorful, solid cube, twists and turns, but does not break or fall apart.

To commemorate Rubik's 70th birthday on Sunday and the Rubik's Cube's anniversary, a tugboat is towing the inflatable version around city landmarks.

On Friday, the Cube departed Miller’s Launch on Staten Island and embarked on a tour that included a stop at the Statue of Liberty before continuing up the Hudson River.

The 20x20 inflatable cube's marine expedition is part of the Liberty Science Center’s ‘Rubik’s Birthday Bash,’ a celebration taking place July 11 - July 13.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Tyga calls for Empire State Building to go gold

    Tyga calls for Empire State Building to go gold

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:42:31 GMT
    The push to go gold for pediatric cancer has spread to the hip hop world. Popular rapper Tyga is joining those calling for the Empire State Building to light up for a good cause.
    The push to go gold for pediatric cancer has spread to the hip hop world. Popular rapper Tyga is joining those calling for the Empire State Building to light up for a good cause.
  • Times Square to go gold for cancer research

    Times Square to go gold for cancer research

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:40:36 GMT
    Things are looking up for cute little Cami King. Not only is her cancer in remission, she also just got to meet Mickey, Minnie and Elmo in Times Square. But, if you can believe it, there's something else this 4-year-old is even more excited about: Times Square is going gold. The chairman of the Times Square Advertising Coalition announced the crossroads of the world is going to light up in gold to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research.
    Things are looking up for cute little Cami King. Not only is her cancer in remission, she also just got to meet Mickey, Minnie and Elmo in Times Square. But, if you can believe it, there's something else this 4-year-old is even more excited about: Times Square is going gold. The chairman of the Times Square Advertising Coalition announced the crossroads of the world is going to light up in gold to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research.
  • Poll: Cuomo maintains big lead in NY gov race

    Poll: Cuomo maintains big lead in NY gov race

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:15:46 GMT
    Gov. Andrew CuomoGov. Andrew Cuomo
    A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York's gubernatorial race. The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday gives Cuomo a 56 to 28 percent lead over Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. That's essentially unchanged from Quinnipiac's poll in May.
    A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York's gubernatorial race. The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday gives Cuomo a 56 to 28 percent lead over Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. That's essentially unchanged from Quinnipiac's poll in May.
Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices