Chain reaction artists and domino builders have collaborated to create what they hope will go on record as the largest chain reaction in history. Read the rest
Two weeks ago, the National Maker Faire covered the University of D.C.'s lawn with more than two hundred booths where twenty thousand children and families created a giant, chaotic Rube Goldberg machine, printed their own programmable robots and explored every science and tech museum exhibit you can imagine. Show More Summary
Formlabs made a Rube Goldberg machine using its new Tough Resin. Compatible with the Form 1 and Form 1+ 3D printers, Tough Resin is durable, rugged and flexible, making it ideal for high-impact and high-stress use.
It’s been nearly a year since we last featured an awesome Rube Goldberg machine in action. This video by Toronto-based production company 2D House created “Isaac Newton vs. Rube Goldberg”, a stylish video of a magnet-driven Rube Goldberg Machine that’s replete with playful visual trickery, including one particularly impressive twist. Show More Summary
It is well established that between ears of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) there is a Rube Goldberg machine gone haywire, judging by his impulse to summon a fabrication or absurdity for almost any occasion. To wit: He compares climate activists to flat-Earthers, blames President Obama for the 2008 economic crash, claims ISIS is “literally nailing [...]Show More Summary
STEAMLabs invited kids and families to build crazy Rube Goldberg machines at their brand-new Makerspace in downtown Toronto, and the resulting video is 62 seconds of fun. Makes me think OK Go should just hire these kids to do their next video. Show More Summary
This Rube Goldberg machine is so amazing that it can only be powered by one thing: magic. [Red Bull] The post The Most AMAZING Rube Goldberg Machine EVER appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
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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 […]