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Ever known somebody who makes things more complicated than they have to be?

#10

Half Life 2 Rube Goldberg Contraptions


#9

Ramen Cooking Rube Goldberg-like Video


#8

Easter Themed Rube Goldberg Machine


#7

Nearness, A Wireless Rube Goldberg Machine


#6

Rube Goldberg Breakfast Machine


#5

Make Podcast: Rube Goldberg Contraption Machine Made Out Of Sticks And Stones


#4

Rube Goldberg-esque Room


#3

Lego Rube Goldberg Machine


#2

Trumer Beer Rube Goldberg Machine


#1

Rube Goldberg Music Video

Did I miss a good one? Let me know, below!

26 thoughts on “Top 10: Rube Goldberg Machines

    1. Aye, sorry, was afraid that might happen. Are you trying to view it on an iPad or other iDevice? That one video is hosted on a Netherlands-based streaming site that does not seem to provide the new HTML-5 compatible video support that iPads require. And no, unfortunately, it isn’t either of the machines you’ve linked. Here’s a direct link to the video that might work for ya, though:

      http://blip.tv/play/gck0gaLaVwI%2Em4v

  1. Since Nearness uses a Transport for London Oyster card, I would contend that it is a Heath Robinson machine, not a Rube Goldberg one. (I would have said the same thing about Creme that Egg, but Kraft own Cadbury now).

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