rube goldberg machines

A Rube awakening

The pinnacle of Rube Goldberg machine technology is the breakfast machine. That’s what we’re all aiming for. Here’s one that delivers a complete breakfast – courtesy of a Gizmodo feature

And here’s a video of the thing in action.

All the trappings

The humble mouse trap has not really evolved in my lifetime – despite the complexity offered by the Rube Goldbergesque “Mouse Trap” board game.

This designer, Sarah Dery, obviously got sick of picking up dead mice…

Pain to gain ratio

The old no pain no gain adage gets tested (along with physics and chemistry) in this video where the proponents have gone to far too much effort. At least the guy involved probably won’t be breeding any time soon.

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