Despite being an engineer, inventor, sculptor, author, and Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist, the famous Rube Goldberg’s legacy lies in a series of popular cartoons depicting incredibly complex machines built to perform very simple tasks – otherwise known as Rube Goldberg machines.
There have been many instances of Rube Goldberg machines portrayed in popular media such as OK Go’s music video
, PeeWee Herman’s breakfast making machine
, and even a marketing ploy by Coca Cola asking the help of YouTubers to create their very own Coke sharing machine
The following videos are of Rube Goldberg machines that we found particularly enthralling.