A Rubik's cube was a toy that was popular on Earth in the 1980s.
Toshiko Sato had a Rubik's cube at her work station in the Hub. Owen Harper would mess it up when she wasn't looking, but she would solve it each time, infuriating him. (PROSE: Another Life)
Luke Smith owned a Rubik's cube that he kept on his bedside table. (TV: The Nightmare Man)
In 2011, the Eleventh Doctor toyed around with a Rubik's cube he found in George's bedroom and was unable to solve it. (TV: Night Terrors) He later found one while in the hotel constructed on the prison ship and solved it. (TV: The God Complex)
In 2050, Starkey once fiddled with a Rubik's cube in his room in Gryffen Manor. (TV: Jaws of Orthrus)
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- In the video game The Last Dalek, which is not a valid source for in universe articles, an alien gearing system the Dalek can use to shoot in a different direction to that which it is facing is noted as bearing the inscription "© Erno Rubik".