The Rube Goldberg Machine Contest is held every year at Purdue and requires contestants to complete a simple task with a complex machine in 20 or more ridiculous steps. Last year's objective was to juice an orange into a pitcher and pour the juice into a cup. This year's was to build a hamburger with patty, two vegetables, and two condiments. For the third time in four years the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers took top honors. Coincidence? I think not. I have the feeling there's something fishy going on here. Let's review the evidence: The contest is held at Purdue. Purdue wins a lot. *puts feet on desk, lights pipe* I think my work here is done.
Another video about the winning team and machine after the jump.
Thanks to Brownie, who is delicious with a cold glass of milk, for the tip
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London-based marketing firm Work Club apparently has every Bart Simpson blackboard quote in one easy, pannable, zoomable piece of Flash. Suck it, iPads. Suck up all that blue liquid!
Hit the link to read them all yourself.
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