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

This Pancake-Making Rube Goldberg Machine Is So Much Fun

This stupidly complex contraption, called the Pancake-omatic, might not be the easiest way to make a pancake—but it's probably the most fun. » 2/07/13 6:08am 2/07/13 6:08am

How a Giant Rube Goldberg Machine Ended Up on the Side of This House

Commercial artist Josh Van Praag was commissioned by Alys Beach to do a piece of animation that would compliment the architecture of this house for their annual Digital Graffiti event, the key concept behind which is to cover as many walls as possible with video art and then throw a giant outdoor gallery party. » 6/30/12 10:00am 6/30/12 10:00am

The Most Complicated Way to Take a Picture Is with This Rube Goldberg…

To be fair, they managed to take two pictures! But boy did it take them some time. There's at least a gazillion gorillapods, reflectors, flash cards, soft lights, cameras, printers and balls involved in this bat-shit crazy Rube Goldberg Machine. » 7/12/11 12:40pm 7/12/11 12:40pm

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

OK Go's Insane Rube Goldberg Machine Gets a Wicked Interactive Floor…

OK Go's video for This Too Shall Pass is bananas, thanks to an over-the-top Rube Goldberg Machine. We've gotten some behind the scenes info before, but this incredibly detailed interactive floor plan takes it to a whole new level. » 4/01/10 3:20pm 4/01/10 3:20pm

Q&A: OK Go's Lead Singer Tells Us Secrets of the Band's Geeky Videos

With over six million views in six days, OK Go's video for "This Too Shall Pass" is the latest in their unprecedented string of runaway YouTube hits. Lead singer Damian Kulash shared OK Go's video philosophy—and history—with Gizmodo. » 3/08/10 1:00pm 3/08/10 1:00pm

Creme That Egg: Rube Goldberg Machine Destroys Easter In 8,000 Easy…

I have to admit, this Rube Goldberg machine is pretty friggn' ingenious—even if it does result in a the gruesome death of a delicious Cadbury Egg. [Telegraph via Jezebel] » 3/24/09 6:40pm 3/24/09 6:40pm