Make 2020 Trick-or-Treating still possible with this amazing "Treat of a Tricky Contraption!" The Rube Dudes (Moose & Buddy) help out as we explore a fun way to still make Halloween 2020 happen. Staying 6 feet away: not a problem with The Rube Dudes' & Kiara's Grab-O-Matic candy retriever invention! Sponsored by NERDS Candy!
Are you prepared for Dr. Boom’s latest diabolical invention? Watch his scientific marvel, the BOOMSDAY DEVICE! This meticulously constructed Rube Goldberg machine features 63 seamless, continuous interactions, and is armed with fireballs, rockets, Tesla coils, lightning, and SO MUCH MORE! Dr. Boom means business when it comes down to being the world’s best mad genius!
In the spring of 2014, SportsNation invited Syyn Labs along to build them a machine to help celebrate their impending 2 millionth facebook “like”. “Because this machine has a distinctly sports-related theme, the whole range of sports equipment was available. Read more here:
In a rush to leave the office for the holidays, a Wolf Greenfield attorney accidentally sets off a Rube Goldberg machine involving cubicle wall dominoes, bowling balls bouncing off trampolines in the style of "Office Space", and of course some holiday cheer.
How complicated could it really be to open a book? Let's just say we used no less than different 7 bowling balls...
This machine was built for Peddler's Village outdoor mall in Pennsylvania to celebrate their 50th anniversary back in 2012. Featuring a giant Newton's Cradle & bowling balls through a fully functional 18ft water wheel, this machine pays tribute to all of the festivals, events, and displays that Peddler's Village plays host to annually, all with the incredibly simple task of opening a book.
A mad scientist in his workshop has dreamed up "The Gigantifier"--a machine that takes normal-sized objects and makes them enormous. He needs a patent for his invention, obviously, and is sending some holiday cards while he's at it.
The Purdue SPE team smashed its own Guinness 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.
Our team spent more than 5,000 hours constructing the machine that accomplished every task ever assigned in the competition's 25-year history, including peeling an apple, juicing an orange, toasting bread, making a hamburger, changing a light bulb, loading a CD and sharpening a pencil.
In a nod to Purdue's Boilermaker mascot, the team powered portions of the machine with a homemade boiler system with an elaborate locomotive-like drive system that inflated the balloon.
I'm trying to pull my car into the garage, but Moose & Buddy (aka: The Rube Dudes) seemed to have other ideas on what should be opened...
We brought Level 10 of "Rube Works" to life!! Unfortunately, our hyena was defective and sneezed instead of laughing when tickled, so a redesign and some modern additions to the cartoon were added.
Purdue University students shattered the Guinness World Record for the largest Rube Goldberg machine ever with a 244-step juggernaut that destroys the planet several times over before restoring hope by watering and growing a flower.
The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers' "Time Machine" traces world history from the Big Bang to an Apocalypse triggered by the Four Horsemen: Bob Barker, Dirty Harry, Darth Vader, and Woody the "Toy Story" cowboy. Along the way, the world is humorously destroyed by a meteor, an ice age, the Great Flood, world war and alien invasion.