Most useless machine

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Inspired by Claude Shannon’s Ultimate Machine, Instructables user SaskView designed this excellent most useless machine.

I can sympathize with the poor box not wanting to be disturbed. I know I do the same thing with my alarm clock every morning. Maybe if someone gave it some coffee, it won’t be so grumpy? [via neatorama]

UPDATE: Learn how to make your own Useless Box in MAKE, Volume 23, on newsstands July 27.

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