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The contest is a tribute to Pulitzer Prize winning artist and engineering student Rube Goldberg
(1883-1970) and his "invention" cartoons which satirized the complexities of new technology by featuring absurd contraptions designed to perform simple tasks.
The Rube Goldberg
invention included a number of New York-inspired steps including the New Year's Eve ball dropping over Times Square and King Kong scaling the Empire State Building.
The release said a team from Purdue Society of Professional Engineers held the current world record, set in 2012, for the largest Rube Goldberg
chain reaction machine.
Written and illustrated by Mark David for the delight and entertainment of children ages 3 to 8, "Crazy Cars For Crazy Kids" offers a series of Rube Goldberg
style conveyances ranging from vehicles that allow you to ride a rollercoaster while stuck in traffic, fish while you drive, fuel your car with cows milk, go whitewater rafting without leaving your car, and so much more wacky, weird, and wonderful things to do when driving the highways and byways of city and country roads.
Eighth-graders use Sketchy to draw and animate outlandish devices for the simplest tasks created by the late cartoonist Rube Goldberg
, such as a contraption to open a refrigerator or trap mice, Melton says.
Perhaps the biggest problem was the Rube Goldberg
command structure created by Gen.
A convoluted game of interplanetary pinball worthy of a Rube Goldberg
I just didn't imagine that there was some sort of Rube Goldberg
huge manual that I had to satisfy at peril of my financial future and life to exercise my First Amendment rights," Howard says.
They sheepishly squeeze performance out of antiquated, Rube Goldberg
style machinery, all the while knowing that only radical productivity measures will ensure the long-term survival of their company.
The cartoonist Rube Goldberg
was famous for throwing away all he owned every two years.
The following high schools won grants via the Rube Goldberg
They got around by bicycle, tricycle, horse carts, rickety trucks and cars, or whatever else moved, including ingenious Rube Goldberg
contraptions propelled by kerosene or charcoal engines.
Organisms are Rube Goldberg
machines; the jawbone of an early fish became the inner ear of a mammal.
the nation's leading shredder company, announced today that it will sponsor the 23rd annual Rube Goldberg
Machine Contest on April 1 at Indiana's Purdue University.