Rube Goldberg Machine Lights a Hanukkah Menorah

Happy Hanukkah to all those Craziest Gadgets readers celebrating the festival of lights starting this weekend. A few mechanical engineering students from Technion (Israeli Institute of Technology) have created a Rube Goldberg machine (appropriately enough, as Rube would have celebrated the holiday) to light a Chanukah menorah in as many steps as possible. …

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Life Size Game of Mousetrap

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The Life Size Mousetrap is a supersized version of the classic Mousetrap board game we all played as kids. Or tried to play, that game never worked right. This 25 ton Rube Goldberg contraption has an end result of dropping a 2 ton bank safe from a 30 foot crane. At ...

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LEGO Rube Goldberg Machine

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Here’s a cool video showing an impressive LEGO Rube Goldberg machine. While I’m not exactly sure what the end result is, it’s flipping down some Japanese? letters/numbers? that spell out something I guess- the mechanics of it are pretty impressive. That and the fact that it’s labeled as “take 187″ because personally 150 ...

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Rube Goldberg Machine Makes You a Complete Breakfast

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There’s nothing more important in the morning than getting a complete breakfast to jumpstart your day. Most people strive to make their breakfast in as few steps as possible so they can get out the door and on their way to work faster, hence the popularity of breakfast bars and toaster pastries. Others, ...

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Exclusive! Video of the Super Mario Bros. Rube Goldberg Machine

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If you recall we recently mentioned the Penn State created Super Mario Rube Goldberg Machine, requesting some video of it in action. Well one Craziest Gadgets reader came through in a major way. So a HUGE thanks to Andrew Diehl from the Blue & White for the videos! Go Nittany Lions!!! Here ya ...

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Super Mario Rube Goldberg Machine Wins Contest

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A Penn State engineering team won their regional Rube Goldberg machine contest with an entry based upon Super Mario Bros. The contest involved creating unnecessarily complex machines to perform simple tasks. In this case they were required to build a machine that changes out a lightbulb using 20 steps or more. The ...

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Print Shop Made into Rube Goldberg Contraption

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Check out the video for this great commercial…filmed entirely in one shot with no special effects. It took them 120 hours to set this up and another 30-45 minutes after each take to reset everything. After 98 takes they got the shot they wanted. 98! Clustarack we salute you. Watch the making ...

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