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This powerful video, titled "5 Things You Didn’t Know About Plastic", uses a Rube Goldberg machine to follow the journey a plastic bottle takes from “factory to home” to shed light on the unintended consequences plastic waste has on our and what
Surely this can’t be an oral history of the film Airplane! Yes it is and, well, you know the rest. Intriguing Headline of the Day: Inside the Whimsical But Surprisingly Dark World of Rube Goldberg Machines Also: Check out 8 excellent...Show More Summary
I just built this year's Rube Goldberg Crop Machine (pictured above). Here are the structures (in action) from the previous two years. eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world
YouTube and Vine trickster Zach King created this wacky video which features what appears to be a typical Rube Goldberg machine, but that has magical powers thanks to the wonders of editing and post-production.
When you live in the carefully edited Vine world of magic and wizardry and spells and sorcery, you can make anything happen. Zach King is the master of flipping the construct of reality on its head and transforming things into something entirely different. Take this Rube Goldberg machine that starts out normally and then gets weird right before your eyes. Read more...
Filmmaker Zach King (previously) operates an elaborate Rube Goldberg-style machine in this delightful video. As is often the case in King’s popular Vine videos, the machine demonstrates a tenuous relationship with the laws of physics. The video is sponsored by Red Bull. King talks about his video “magic tricks” in this interview with Red Bull.
Mechanical engineering students at Haifa, Israel's Technion university crafted this whimsical tribute to Passover, proving that Rube Goldberg Machines should really be utilized in more holiday celebrations. Check out that burning bush! Read more...
Technion students get ready for Passover, the festival of freedom, and let their imagination run wild. Watch closely as this Rube Goldberg Machine created by students from the Faculties of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture and Town Planning relates highlights of the Passover story. Show More Summary
You've seen Tim Nordwind. He's the guy in the safety goggles who kicks off the Rube Goldberg machine "This Too Shall Pass" video by pushing a red toy truck into a row of dominoes. He rocks half a beard in last year's elaborate optical illusion video for "The Writing's On the Wall." He wears a...
At most seders, the story of Passover is read from a book around a table. This year, in preparation for the holiday, a group of engineering students from an Israeli university decided to put their talents toward building a machine that...Show More Summary
Students at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Mount Carmel near Haifa, have created a wonderful Rube Goldberg machine that tells the story of Pesach (Passover), complete with wine and matzo. “Creativity is intelligence having fun”. This insight, attributed to Albert Einstein, describes perfectly the Rube Goldberg Passover video that we and our students have […]
Traditionally the story of Passover is read out loud during a Seder, but this year a group of engineering students from an Israeli university decided to tell the story a little differently.
image via youtube screen capture This Friday evening marks the first night of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Known mostly for its dietary restrictions–traditionally observant Jews refrain from eating leavened bread products, hence: Matzo,...Show More Summary
If you've ever wanted to play Mouse Trap for Pesach, this video is for you.
Why is this contraption different from all other contraptions? As legend has it, thousands of years ago, a young Jewish woman named Jochebed placed her baby into a watertight basket set him adrift down the Nile. That baby was Moses,Show More Summary
The music video for the song “Science” by The Dull-Eyed Llamas is centered around an elaborate Rube Goldberg machine called “The Door Opener.” Various parts of the machine move about the room for the duration of the song before the machine finally opens the door. The Dull-Eyed Llamas album If You Wanna Know… is available now. […]
Who knew the Plague of Blood could be so fun. Students at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Cleveland created a Rube Goldberg Machine that covers the highlights of the Passover story, complete with falling Matzo crackers as part of the … Read more ›
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“Deskloop” is an extremely clever short film by Dutch filmmaker Evelien Lohbeck that features a Rube Goldberg Machine that is kickstarted by a computer fan triggered by a burning DVD that eventually crosses over into the PC’s digital desktop. via Viral Viral Videos