World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine

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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. miroslava von schlochbaum says:

    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. sansdirection says:

    Yet it only got second place in the competition

  3. Dino says:

    Well done!!! Congratulations!! :)

  4. HowardC says:

    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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