Wafflerobot3 500 I, for one, welcome our new waffle making robot overlords – Jesse Klein is in no rush to get to the patent office. His invention – a robot that toasts, butters, pours syrup and spreads whipped cream on waffles – is both ingenious and absurd. It’s a contraption in the mold of Rube Goldberg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist known for his drawings of inventions that make simple tasks agonizingly complex [via] Link.