Isaac Newton vs. Rube Goldberg Machine

This is a fun video showing a Rube Goldberg device with a twist.

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I've always been a huge fan of Rube Goldberg devices, maybe it's the failed engineer in me, or the hours of my youth playing Mouse Trap, or perhaps watching the opening scene of Pee Wee's Big Adventure a few too many times.

And just for fun, here is a video of The Guinness World Records winner for largest Rube Goldberg machine in the world, a 300-step device built by students at Purdue University. The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers and the Hispanic Society of Professional Engineers invested more than 5,000 total hours to build this.

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