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World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine

This 300-step Rube Goldberg Machine claims the world’s record:

The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team smashed its own world record for largest Rube Goldberg machine with a 300-step behemoth that flawlessly accomplished the simple task of blowing up and popping a balloon – setting the new world record for the Largest functional Rube Goldberg machine, according to World Records Academy.

10 thoughts on “World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine

  1. Make-Blog and BoingBoing should just set dueling scripts to copy each other’s articles. (eventually the whole thing would become an Enigma-like polyalphabetic replacement of itself)

  2. That isn’t the world largest by any means. The things they do on Chain Reaction dwarf this. Perhaps you mean the most complex?

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