Oct 272015
World’s Slowest Rube Goldberg Machine

We’ve all seen Rube Goldberg Machines before. But nothing like this. Inventor Bob Partington created what is most likely the slowest Rube Goldberg Machine ever built. Every part of the machine is super slow, from a molasses river to a turtle transport. All in all, it takes over six weeks for the machine to complete one cycle. 


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Aug 242015
The Ultimate Trickshot Rube Goldberg Machine Dunk

The Internet loves a good trick shot. It also loves a cool Rube Goldberg Machine. After a spontaneous day having fun while playing basketball, Ryan Higa and his friends had the ingenious idea to merge the two. So they put together the ultimate Rube Goldberg Machine slam dunk. It only took them 137 tries to get it right!


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Aug 202015
3M Rube Goldberg Machine

The Rube Goldberg Machine has been done countless times before. But when you have the financial backing and technological power of a world class company, you can really make a sweet machine. Using sticky notes, tape, and other famous products, 3M made one of the coolest Rube Goldberg Machine ever. 


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Jul 082015
World’s Largest K’Nex Ball Machine Is Gigantic

Beyond the Brick is focused exclusively on LEGO, but veered from their usual programming to feature their building toy cousin, K’Nex. Austin Granger has been building giant K’Nex projects for years now, and has finally finished his largest yet, the world largest K’Nex ball machine located at Brickmania headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Balls travel on two paths, going up elevators, through loops, and more!


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Jun 012015
Giant Marble Machine Is Awesome

Jelle Bakker has built one of the most epic marble machines ever that took over a month to build. Not only does the giant machine move countless marbles up, down, left, and right, but at one point it allows 11,000 marbles to build up until finally the weight of the tiny glass balls cause the lever to tip over creating a marble tsunami.


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