On April 6, a YouTuber who goes by the name kaplamino uploaded a video of a fairly complex Rube Goldberg machine-like contraption, consisting of thin Kapla blocks, a bunch of marbles, and some strategically placed magnets. The whole thing is pretty mind-boggling. Show More Summary
This is a very impressive series of marble and magnet based Rube Goldberg machine segments. The way it utilizes magnets in so many different ways is pretty clever. It reminds me of some sort of physics based puzzle video game you'd play on your phone. Show More Summary
From Kaplamino: In this project, I use those little magnets that can be used to make cubes and others geometric figures, I think the name is “Neocube“. It’s really impressive how many tricks you can do with that, at the beginning I didn’t...Show More Summary
Ahhh, this makes me nostalgic for the 90s World Wide Web. Designer Sebastian Serena has built a Rube Goldberg machine out of HTML form elements. Once you start, you'll watch the whole thing. (via @Colossal) Tags: HTML Sebastian Serena WWW design
Designer Sebastian Ly Serena has created a beautiful Rube Goldberg Machine using only HTML form elements. The site is a carefully arranged series of text fields, radio button, and other HTML objects that activate in a chain reaction that culminates in a link to email Serena. via Scott Schiller ? Help Laughing Squid grow as an […]
To differentiate a Rube Goldberg machine these days, it usually needs to be big and flashy. You have to set something on fire. But the beauty of this digital Rube Goldberg by Sebastian Ly Serena is its subtle humor. You set it off and...Show More Summary
Every web developer take note: Sebastian Ly Serena has come up with a brilliant way to make your website more entertaining and captivating—without clogging it up with boring content. Just turn it into a HTML-based Rube Goldberg machine and watch the clicks roll in. Read more...
Mechanical engineering students from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology built this fantastic Rube Goldberg machine last year to tell the story of Passover, the Jewish holiday starting the evening of April 22 that celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt. Show More Summary
Japanese watchmaking company Seiko created the contraption as part of a new advertising campaign.
We’ve seen all manner of Rube Goldberg machines over the years, but never one as precise as this one from Seiko, that uses some 1200 watch parts and watchmaking tools in its design. It required a little human assist along the way, but it’s still pretty awesome.
I’m sure you’ve all seen plenty of Rube Goldberg machines on the web in the past, some of them as big as a whole warehouse. However, in this video, Seiko presents us what is probably the world’s tiniest Rube Goldberg machine, made entirely from mechanical watch parts. Show More Summary
The infinite number of ways you can build a complicated Rube Goldberg machine makes it infinitely fascinating to watch them run. Even when they’re built from tiny watch parts like this Seiko creation, and are so small they can easily squeeze onto a table, instead of filling a massive warehouse. Read more...
Japanese clock and watch masters crafted a tiny sophisticated Rube Goldberg machine to demonstrate the pinpoint precision of their work.
Joseph Herscher says building his machines is like “taming a wild animal.”
The sound of an alarm clock wakes Pee-wee Herman from his sound slumber and, within moments, he is changed from his pajamas into an ill-fitting suit, as if by magic. An elaborate Rube Goldberg machine helps him complete his morning routine. Show More Summary
“The promise here is that each level is essentially an intricate Rube Goldberg machine of AI sequences – but the slightest touch from your assassin’s hand and the whole machine can spin off in unexpected and brilliant new direction” I’ll never quite forget the first time I saw 2012’s Hitman Absolution in action. A few […]
A Swedish band called Wintergatan has built a music machine out of wood, cables, steel marbles and Lego, and you can see it in action.
OK Go may have outdone themselves… The band with the most intricate and insanely creative music videos in the game — utilizing treadmills, forced perspective, and even Rube Goldberg machines — are at it again. Related: OK Go's Almost-As-Cool Won't Let You Down Video In Upside Down & Inside Out, they've choreographed a colorful ballet in NO gravity, [...]
The alt-rock band that made “viral music videos ” a thing with treadmill gymnastics and Rube Goldberg machines on YouTube is back. This time, OK Go is busting open pinatas in zero gravity. Read more...