Hacking records is old hat in the music world. But have you ever wondered what happens when you hack everything you can find into a whirling tower of techno-making mechanical marvels? See above. Read more...
Late in Home Alone, Kevin McCallister is fed up. Two burglars, who’ve been casing his house for days, are about to arrive and ruin Christmas Eve. Before turning his suburban Chicago home into a Rube Goldberg death machine, he says, “This is my house. Show More Summary
Carson Palmer is having a good game against the Seahawks' secondary on Sunday night, but when Cliff Avril broke through the Cardinals' offensive line early in the fourth quarter it set off a series of Rube Goldberg machinations beginning with Palmer somehow punting a football high in the air. Seahawks linebacker K.J. Show More Summary
You'll want to take notes.
The FBI wants to deputize the nation's schools into its anti-terrorism posse. At this point, it's unclear whether the program will escalate to the elaborate Rube Goldberg machinations the FBI currently employs to generate terrorism suspects...Show More Summary
If the U.S. auto industry ran like the country's health care system, all American cars would cost in excess of $100,000, resemble Rube Goldberg machines and break down more than any other cars in the world. The outcry would dwarf the recent scandal over Volkswagen's emissions software. Show More Summary
Just wait for the molasses to drip.
You've heard of Rube Goldberg machines, right? Well here's a Rube "Slowberg" machine for you.
Behold! It’s the world’s slowest Rube Goldberg machine. It sure takes a long time to accomplish nothing. They may get a bad rap but those IKEA instruction manuals are pretty helpful. It took a lot of work to get them that way. Yesterday a $2.7 billion Army radar blimp went rogue and floated away. Show More Summary
It might be the slowest, but fortunately, they sped thing up a bit in this video! Inventor Bob Partington brings together some classically slow moving things, like grass growing and a turtle crossing the finish line, to create the slowest Rube Goldberg machine ever. Show More Summary
The Rube Slowberg machine takes its sweet time accomplishing almost nothing by using the slowest connections possible.
This is Biisuke's Big Adventure, a Rube Goldberg machine that follows a red ball named Biisuke on his quest to save Biita and Biigoro, his green and yellow ball brothers. Thankfully, there were no blue balls. It's weird to anthropomorphize balls. Show More Summary
This week, the innovative folks at Field Day recruit director and inventor Bob Partington to show off his amazing Rube Goldberg machine -- potentially the slowest Rube Goldberg ever. Don't worry, there are time-elapsed segments, so you...Show More Summary
Artist and engineer Bob Partington recently partnered with the YouTube channel Field Day to build the world’s slowest Rube Goldberg machine. The contraption sends a golf ball from one place to another using things like a molasses river, melting popsicles, and even growing grass over the course of six weeks from start to finish. Partington […]
How would you design a chain reaction that takes six weeks to complete? Bob Partington of Field Day did it. My question was how do they expect us to sit through the video? But that’s easy, because the slower parts of it are time-lapsed, with a clock in the corner to indicate when and how much time is compressed. Show More Summary
Inventor and TV personality Bob Partington set out to design the slowest moving Rube Goldberg machine ever built. In collaboration with YouTube channel Field Day, Partington created a machine that relies on melting popsicles and growing...Show More Summary
Shooting down drones invading your privacy, messaging strangers on Facebook, abandoning Android for iOS, advertising Twitter on TV, and the world’s slowest Rube Goldberg machine. Is it Legal to Shoot Down Drones? It may now be legal to shoot a drone out of the sky. Show More Summary
Inventor, director and tinkerer Bob Partington made what he claims is the world's slowest Rube Goldberg Machine. (more…)
Don’t get too excited about stumbling across another video of a dazzlingly fast-moving, complicated Rube Goldberg machine. While this creation certainly has some clever mechanisms, it’s also billed as the world’s slowest—and that’s actually selling it short. Read more...
There is a tortoise involved.