The best chain-reaction Rube Goldberg machine I've seen yet


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/05/the-best-chain-reaction-rube-g.html


#2

I see you and raise you Ok GO’s This Too Shall Pass video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qybUFnY7Y8w


#3

My kids’ favourite is “On The Move”:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzSMecNWdlY


#4

Nope. We have our Nobel Prize winner right here! They have one for marbles, right? That was amazing!


#5

Wonderful! I’d have to watch it multiple times to get a handle on all of the transitions, but an incredibly clever thing.


#6

This is an oldie, but a goodie:

The link in the article is broken, but here it is on a popular video-hosting site:


#7

Self modifying path! I love it!


#8

Now this one is a Rube Goldberg device in the classic (Rube Goldberg) sense: it accomplishes something, however trivial.


#9

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#10

Does anybody else identify with the poor blue marble? Man I have had days exactly like that, hell sometimes it feels like that is my whole life-trajectory.


#11

you could say that about vacuum tubes in stores or even the auto luggage sorting in airports


#12

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