If you’re looking for a puzzle with a twist, you can’t go wrong with a Rubiks Cube. For over a generation now, this 54-square puzzler has had fans twisting and turning … and scratching their heads in confusion! There are 43 quintillion possible answers – but only one is correct. Do you have what it takes to work it out?
Working out a solution takes keen observation, concentration, creative reasoning and oodles of patience. And once you’ve got the knack, solving it quickly becomes an exercise in attention, spatial awareness, mental agility and hand-eye coordination. In fact, the problem-solving skills nurtured with these toys have applications in fields as varied as architecture, engineering and IT.