Watch the World's Most Complex Rube Goldberg Machine Light Up a Christmas Tree

A Latvian company called Scandiweb was recently awarded the Guinness World Record for Largest Rube Goldberg machine after spending over two months designing and building the 412-step contraption that ultimately does nothing more than push a button to light up a gigantic Christmas tree.


It just might be the perfect metaphor for all the craziness that happens during the holidays.

[Guinness World Records via Laughing Squid]


DJ Ninjah

I really want to appreciate this thing, but videography is so bad that I had to stop watching half way through.