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Chinese twist away with Rubik's Cube

The Rubik's Cube craze has hit Shanghai, China's largest city, and already there's talk the city will bring down the world record, the New China News Service reported.

The fascination with the six-faced cube began only in the past month or so, but Shanghai residents are already standing in line to buy it. Demand has been so great that five Shanghai factories have begun manufacturing the toy, presumably without any regard to international patent laws.

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