Super fun holiday Rube Goldberg machine is a Christmas miracle

Happy holidays everyone. Enjoy the time with your family and friends and the days off you might get. Here's a holiday Rube Goldberg machine from Quirkology, it starts a little slow but then grows bigger and basically becomes a wonderful Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate) miracle. Have fun! Stay safe! » 12/22/13 3:56am 12/22/13 3:56am

How the Extreme Athlete Powered Rube Goldberg Machine Was Made

Remember how Red Bull made that amazingly ridiculous athlete-powered Rube Goldberg machine? This is how they did it. And it includes 11 athletes, 12 different machines, 4 RED cameras, 45 GoPro cameras, a 75 person crew putting in 3,422 man hours and a helluva sawdust. » 11/19/12 9:40pm 11/19/12 9:40pm

This Extreme Athlete Powered Rube Goldberg Machine Is Just Incredible

Yeah, it's absolutely an ad for Red Bull but so what. This extreme athlete-powered Rube Goldberg 'machine' is even better than the free running machine they pulled off a month ago. Watch the entire thing and you won't believe how they use world famous athletes like Lolo Jones and Ryan Scheckler to pull off one… » 11/12/12 8:00pm 11/12/12 8:00pm

Adorable Suitcase-Sized Rube Goldberg Machine Doesn't Skimp On the…

Rube Goldberg machines are getting a little long in the tooth. OK Go may have made them popular again with their video for This Too Shall Pass, but since then it's been like a cold arms race to build the biggest and best. » 5/01/12 7:40pm 5/01/12 7:40pm

The World's Largest Rube Goldberg Machine Is a Balloon-Busting…

If you thought Purdue's previous Rube Goldberg machine was impressive, a 156-step burger making contraption, you'll be 'blown away' with its latest creation. A 300-step machine whose sole purpose is to blow up and pop balloons, and set world records. » 4/09/12 9:00am 4/09/12 9:00am

Sony, Rube Goldberg Machine Videos Aren't Supposed to Be This Dull

Sony, Rube Goldberg-style videos are meant to be fast, exciting! And fast. Unless...unless you're trying to manage expectations about the S1 and S2 tablets' processor speed? Oh, you teases. I may as well go watch that OkGo video again, for kicks. [AndroidCommunity] » 6/17/11 3:45am 6/17/11 3:45am

Rube Goldberg Photobooth: The Most Complicated Way To Say Cheese

Two Pratt graduate students, Alex Crawford and Austin Nelson, decided their lives—or studies, anyway—wouldn't be quite complete without having built a Rube Goldberg Machine of their very own. But it's not just a bunch plinking and plopping for its own sake; this complex contraption actually begins and ends with a… » 4/11/11 10:00pm 4/11/11 10:00pm

Rube Goldberg: The Man Behind the Machines

From the maddening board game Mouse Trap to that awesome OK GO video (to the hundreds of brilliant contraptions scattered across YouTube), Rube Goldberg machines continue to enjoy a widespread popularity. But who was Rube Goldberg in the first place? » 8/26/10 6:00pm 8/26/10 6:00pm