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Escape Goat 2 Review: Rube Goat-berg

When I was a freshman in high school, my science teacher had us complete a Rube Goldberg machine for our final class project. We needed a minimum of 10 steps, but the more complicated and more steps involved, the better. Bonus points were awarded if...

This awesome music video for A-Trak & Tommy Trash’s song...

This awesome music video for A-Trak & Tommy Trash’s song ‘Tuna Melt‘ follows an incredibly elaborate and playful Rube Goldberg machine set up throughout nearly every room of the beautiful Ohage House in St. Paul, MN. Dominoes (and pieces...Show More Summary

The History Of Recorded Music In 90 Seconds

International music trade group the IFPI has released a clever 90-second history of recorded music filmed at the UK Abbey Road studios. Music Remains is a 'Recorded Music Rube Goldberg Machine' worth watchng. Related articles EMI To Sell The Beatles' Abbey Road Studios Global Digital Music Sales Up 8% In 2011 To $5.2 Billion

History of Music Rube Goldberg Machine

2 months agoOdd : about:blank

This video depicts the history of recorded music. It depicts that through the use of a Rube Goldberg Machine. Are you excited? You should be. A well-executed Rube Goldberg Machine is awesome. The premise behind the video, which was shot at London’s world-famous Abbey Road studios, is that the machine is built from the instruments used(...)

5 Ridiculously Extreme Solutions to Minor Problems

By XJ Selman Published: February 24th, 2014 For some of us, the childhood board game Mouse Trap was a fun excuse to build a nonsensical Rube Goldberg machine. But for the following poor souls, the 37 circuitous steps it took to win Mouse Trap didn't have nearly enough firearms and near-death e

Sexy horse traps in Deception IV's Rube Goldberg machine

I was watching Mouse Hunt the other day expecting it to not hold up since seeing it in theaters in 1997. Remember when a children's film could start with a bleak funeral that ends with a body in a sewer and continue towards more death and failed marriages? Turns out, I still really like Mouse Hunt. Show More Summary

A Holiday-Themed Rube Goldberg Contraption [Video]

From DMI Productions, a production company based in the UK: Vintage & retro toys are used to make a fabulously intricate Rube Goldberg style machine, designed to spread a little festive cheer this Christmas. Games & toys were sourced from all over the place, with planning, building & testing of the entire sequence taking just […]

Super fun holiday Rube Goldberg machine is a Christmas miracle

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Happy holidays everyone. Enjoy the time with your family and friends and the days off you might get. Here's a holiday Rube Goldberg machine from Quirkology, it starts a little slow but then grows bigger and basically becomes a wonderful Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate) miracle. Have fun! Stay safe! Read more...

This Rube Goldberg Machine Made From Old Toys Should Put You In The Holiday Spirit

Rube Goldberg machines are usually a guaranteed fun time, but when you include classic toys and games in the setup, you’re really starting to speak our nostalgic language. The folks at DMI Productions put together this holiday-themed...Show More Summary

17 Minutes of Rube Goldberg Machines Will Make Your Day

In Japan, there's a children's educational program called PythagoraSwitch. The majority of it is a Sesame Street-style puppet program, but there are fantastic interludes with Rube Goldberg machines. Let's watch those! Read more...

Official Rube Goldberg invention game comes to iOS

What do you use to carve a turkey, a knife? In Rube Works, you'll need to finish assembling a machine that can carve it for you. And then build eight other wacky machines. (Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET) For years, various computer...Show More Summary

'Rube Works' Review - A Classic Contraption Conundrum Comes to Life

The concept of making a Rube Goldberg machine in a video game has been done so many times that it feels like some kind of crime against gaming that one hasn't been done to honor the man who invented it. He's has a huge following that has survived almost a century. His name has become

The Art of Rube Goldberg

4 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

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GoldieBlox To Beastie Boys: We Simply Had No Idea You Don't Want Your Songs In Ads!

Last week, the San Fransisco-based start-up GoldieBlox released a "girl power" video featuring girls building a Rube Goldberg machine to the tune of an early Beastie Boys song, but with alternate lyrics. The video was well-received ("glorious" said AdWeek) and became a viral video sensation. And then the legal shit hit the fan. [ more › ]

Fight For Your Right to Parody: Beastie Boys, GoldieBlox and the Future of Commercials

It was the kind of video you could tell would go viral the moment you watched it. A trio of young girls, bored watching TV shows about princesses, build an elaborate Rube Goldberg machine while rapping over the Beastie Boys’ ’80s single...Show More Summary

The Beastie Boys vs. GoldieBlox

Last week, everyone on the Internet watched the newest ad for Goldieblox, the company that sells engineering toys targeted at girls. In the most recent video, little girls build a Rube Goldberg machine while a parody of the Beastie Boys song “Girls” plays. Show More Summary

The GoldieBlox Blacklash

By now, I’m sure most of us have seen the GoldieBlox video featuring a version of the Beastie Boys’ “Girls,” an elaborate Rube Goldberg machine, and a theme of giving young girls something to play with that’s not pink or princess-y. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out: We’ve seen a lot of positive […]

Adorable Toy Company GoldieBlox Sues the Beastie Boys

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Last week, the toy company GoldieBlox premiered an advertisement in which three too-cute girls repurpose stereotypical girly toys to build an intricately engineered machine. It’s the Rube Goldberg project that touched 8.2 million hearts and counting.The ad also has a supremely catchy theme song, thanks to the Beastie Boys, circa... More »

Beastie Boys Fight for Their Right to Poop the Party, Sue GoldieBlox Over Copyright Infringement

5 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

Hey! Remember that really great commercial for GoldieBlox we shared last week? You know, the one with the girls building a rather impressive Rube Goldberg machine while they sing a parody of "Girls" by the Beastie Boys? Turns out lawyers for the Beasties weren't as impressed as we were. They're suing over copyright infringement.

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