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...
Rube Goldberg machines are always fun because you get to see everything happen in a linear fashion and yet still don’t know what the grand finale is. It’s like you kind of, sort of see where it’s going but still remain excited on the next step of the machine. Show More Summary
It's been a good week for fun out-of-home brand activations in New York City. First, we had the Oreo Wonder Vault on 18th Street. Now, JetBlue is inviting pedestrians on the Lower East Side to check out a big Rube Goldberg machine it just built in a storefront on the corner of Bowery and Kenmare. Show More Summary
He credits the straight talk attitude of him and his campaign, which has the Hillary Clinton machine scrambling. Photo by Max Goldberg
And it's every bit as magical as you'd think. Remember plastic swimming pools full of soapy water, flimsy plastic handles, and running streams of bubbles across the lawn? Then you must be ancient. Nowadays you'd be hard pressed to find a bubble-blower without a motor and battery compartment, save for a few old-school blowers left over at the dollar store. Read Full Story
Youtuber berlagawesome built this crazy insane Rube Goldberg machine so that it could deliver him a single can of soda. The man spent around 140 hours (over 3 months) to create this setup, which failed 114 times before he finally got it to work. Show More Summary