Oct 15, 2023

Unraveling the Puzzle: A Journey Through the History of the Rubik's Cube

The Rubik's Cube, a colorful and perplexing 3D puzzle, has captured the imagination of millions worldwide since its inception in the 1970s. This iconic cube has not only entertained and baffled individuals but also sparked a cultural phenomenon. In this blog, we will delve into the history of the Rubik's Cube, exploring its origins, global impact, and enduring popularity.

In the early 1970s, Ernő Rubik, a Hungarian professor of architecture, sought to create a teaching tool to help his students understand three-dimensional geometry. He called it the "Magic Cube." His invention consisted of smaller blocks, connected to a central core, with each face painted a different color. Little did he know that his simple teaching aid would become one of the most challenging and beloved puzzles of all time.

Rubik's invention quickly gained popularity in Hungary, and it wasn't long before the world took notice. In 1975, the puzzle was patented and licensed to the Ideal Toy Corporation, who gave it the name we know today: the Rubik's Cube. The cube made its international debut at toy fairs in the late 1970s, and it soon caught the imagination of puzzle enthusiasts and casual gamers alike.

The Rubik's Cube is deceptively simple in appearance. Its six faces, covered in an array of colors, can be twisted and turned in every direction. The challenge lies in restoring each face to a single, solid color. With over 43 quintillion possible combinations, solving the cube is a daunting task that has confounded and fascinated people for decades.

The Rubik's Cube didn't just become a toy; it evolved into a competitive sport. Speedcubing, the art of solving the cube as quickly as possible, has become a global phenomenon. Competitive events, governed by the World Cube Association (WCA), attract participants from all corners of the world. The current world record for solving the standard 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube is under 5 seconds, a testament to human dexterity and cognitive abilities.

The Rubik's Cube quickly found its way into popular culture. In the 1980s, it appeared in numerous movies, TV shows, and even music videos. It became a symbol of intelligence and a status symbol, with many attempting to solve it and showcase their problem-solving skills. Its allure extended beyond age and culture, capturing the fascination of both young and old.

The Rubik's Cube is more than just a challenging puzzle; it has educational benefits too. It has been used to teach concepts like spatial geometry, critical thinking, and problem-solving in classrooms worldwide. Some educators have even integrated it into their curriculum to engage students and improve their cognitive skills.

While the 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube is the most iconic, it is by no means the only variant. The Rubik's brand has introduced cubes of different sizes, shapes, and complexities. The 2x2x2 Pocket Cube, the 4x4x4 Rubik's Revenge, and the mind-boggling 17x17x17 Over The Top Cube are just a few examples.

The Rubik's Cube's enduring popularity is a testament to its universal appeal. What started as a teaching tool in Hungary has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, captivating the minds of people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you're an enthusiast or a casual solver, the Rubik's Cube continues to challenge and entertain, reminding us that simplicity can sometimes hide extraordinary complexity. So, the next time you pick up a Rubik's Cube, remember the fascinating history and the colorful journey behind this iconic puzzle.

Dec 1, 2021


I thought that I should do a sport because kids should do sports, and I thought that badminton was a good sport for me to do since my dad already has all the gear for it. 

In badminton the rules are easy: hit the shuttle with your racket so that it passes over the net and lands inside your opponent’s half of the court. Whenever you do this, you have won a rally; win 21 rallies, and you win the match.

I started playing badminton at a social badminton group that is organized by Gujarati Community of Queensland (GCQ). I played there for a month and got good against the other kids playing there, so I started to have a coach so I can get better at it and play against other people


Apr 2, 2021

Grade 7 camp

This term I had my grade 7 camp which was awesome and really fun.

So first when we got there the first activity we did was team building where we did a bunch of team building games, one of the game was 'dodgeball' but it was the pirates and police version. Then we did the night activity which was laser tag, laser tag was really fun, I had a lot of fun and my team won. The cabins were really new and I had a room with the Air Conditioner.

The next day we started off with surfing and bodyboarding which was fun and I learned how to catch a good wave after we did mini-golf which from my group I won, next was canoeing and SUP boarding(Stand Up Paddle Boarding) which wasn't as good as I thought because we didn't get to use the Finns under the boards so it wasn't smooth instead it was indescribable. For the second night activity, we did a trivia about Australia e.g. which town is Australias easiest point and more.

On the third day, we did archery, obstacle course and orienteering which was relaxing and enjoyable, before I knew we were getting in the buses and getting ready for the 2-hour trip back to school.

Grade 7 camp was fun and I guess Grade 8 camp will be fun as well but with different friends.

Dec 8, 2020

Farewell to Primary School

Thank you to the respected Teachers, juniors and friends. Its time to say "Good-Bye" to all primary school staff and students. It was my pleasure to learn with all of you.

It is a matter of pride to study in historic 140 years old school.

I would like to congratulate my classmates for the next journey to High School. All of you must have a lot of good memories of the school from the early years.

I remember the early years. My parents dropped me by car, then I started the bike and walk to school with many classmates. Camping was the best part of my lifetime memories.

My understanding of school is to play, no homework and just fun all day. School is almost my home.

I wish my classmates to reach the highest benchmark of excellence with hard work and honesty. Its time to pursue a dream career in the upcoming days. As a student, you made the School Proud and will carry forward the legacy.

At last, I would say my wishes are with you all. Wish you a very successful future. 

Just for my friends reading this "If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello".

Nov 15, 2020

Homemade RC car

 Here's a Remote Control - RC car, the only things I bought was the circuit, battery and motors

Nov 13, 2020

Unraveling the Puzzle: A Journey Through the History of the Rubik's Cube

The Rubik's Cube, a colorful and perplexing 3D puzzle, has captured the imagination of millions worldwide since its inception in the 197...