Riddles and puzzles always amaze me. Sometimes simple ideas can turn into the most complex objects.
The object above is a Rubik’s Cube. You may or may not be familiar with these toys, but they’ve got quite a bit of notoriety about them. They’re a standard for “brain-teasers” and can be found in a variety of shops these days. I recently read that there are billions of possible positions for the cubes faces to be in, yet they can all be solved in less than 40 moves! That’s pretty incredible. I wonder if its original designer, Erno Rubik, would ever have imagined the popularity of this simple, yet confounding toy.
So how many people in our office do you think know how to solve it?