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Rube Goldberg machines

Reuben Garrett Lucius Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer and inventor.

He is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complex gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways. These devices, now known as Rube Goldberg machines, are similar to those drawn by W. Heath Robinson in the UK and Storm P in Denmark

Rube Goldberg

W. Heath Robinson

Storm P

Japanese Rube Goldberg Contest

OK Go – this too shall pass (Music Video)


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