Rube Goldberg

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Name: Rube Goldberg
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

La Crescent High School student judges 4-H competition at Minnesota State Fair

St. Paul, MN (WXOW) -Every year millions of people from around the country head to St. Paul, Minnesota for the Minnesota State Fair.From music to food and even animals, there is no shortage of entertainment at the fair. But for one group of students, ... [Published WXOW TV-19 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lillie West, Brain Frame Intern, Remembers

By West drew this eulogy to Brain Frame exclusively for Gaper's BlockLillie West has a pleasant British accent. She's wearing a blue dress with white flowers on it. When she sees me walk up to the Hot Wok sushi joint near her school, SAIC downtown, she ... [Published Gapers Block - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

PTL Links: Aug. 29, 2014

Visit the links below for more on today’s guests & topics:Quantum Theater Mia Madre Trattoria Mensa Mensa Foundation Mensa Regional Gathering and Rube Goldberg Challenge Beatlemania Now “Hard Days, Hard Nights” By Pat Diceasare EatPGH ... [Published KDKA - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Rube Goldberg
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

What If There’s No There There?

Toward the end of Ronald Reagan’s second term, a friend of Vice President Bush encouraged him to think carefully about what a Bush presidency should look like. According to Time , Bush responded, “Oh, the vision thing.” Fairly or unfairly, this phrase ... [Published Weekly Standard - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Home Alone

Cell phone in hand, I pressed my body against the tiled bathroom floor and peeked through the bottom corner of the window. They were still there. Three trucks, parked in the driveway in such a way that blocked my one route of escape. I was trapped. I ... [Published Harvard Crimson - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rube Goldberg: Simple has never been harder

Kapila Chandramouli/ The Polytechnic RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINES ARE one of a kind nonsense contraptions that require a good grasp of engineering concepts, so it is no surprise that the prospective engineers in this NRB event would make such a great apparatus ... [Published Polytechnic Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

A different 4-H at the fair

These kids from St. Paul hope their Rube Goldberg machine will ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Puppeteer offers peek behind the curtain

PALM COAST — The final Fizz, Boom, Read! Summer Reading program at the Flagler County Public Library may have helped inspire a new generation of puppeteers as Evy Wright of Curious Moon Puppets performed two shows this week.Curious Moon Puppets offers ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Simply complicated project challenges Oklahoma engineering students

NORMAN — Engineering has been called “the art of problem solving,” and it’s common practice for engineers to try to find the simplest solution. During the AT&T Summer Bridge Program, however, soon-to-be students at the University of Oklahoma set out to ... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning train reads ( continues here ): • What Top Economists, Investors See Next Year ( IBD ) • Is it just a pullback, coming correction or beginning of bear market? ( USA Today ) but see History says don’t count on a big correction anytime soon ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

The Rube Goldberg Machine

Image via The Reformed Broker.Holy volatility, Batman!Or as Ron DeLegge put it in a recent ThinkAdvisor column: "The stock market you’ve grown accustomed to — you know the one with light trading volume and low volatility — has gone on summer vacation ... [Published AdvisorOne - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

If everyone wants their money back at the same time…

Liquidity issues in the high yield bond market have made front page news today, as expected. I don’t see the current pace of redemptions as something worth freaking out about, but awareness is probably a good idea as spreads widen and redemptions create ... [Published The Reformed Broker - Aug 04 2014]

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...As far as she knows she is not related to Rube Goldberg, but said she'd be surprised to find out that she isn't related to him. "i love being able to do a different project and have other people encourage me and be with other girls my age who also enjoy doing the same thing" said Rachel

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Hilker: Bow Mar saved by a blink [Published Denver Post - Aug 31 2014]
La Crescent High School student judges 4-H comp... [Published WXOW TV-19 - Aug 29 2014]
Lillie West, Brain Frame Intern, Remembers [Published Gapers Block - Aug 29 2014]
PTL Links: Aug. 29, 2014 [Published KDKA - Aug 29 2014]
What If There’s No There There? [Published Weekly Standard - Aug 29 2014]
ICANN Community Issues Unprecedented Letter Que... [Published CircleID - Aug 29 2014]
Four days of fun: The full Lake County Fair sch... [Published Lake County News - Aug 28 2014]
Trekking across chemical frontiers [Published RSC - Aug 28 2014]
Home Alone [Published Harvard Crimson - Aug 28 2014]
Rube Goldberg: Simple has never been harder [Published Polytechnic Online - Aug 28 2014]
A 21st-century sail on a 19th-century whaling ship [Published Boston Globe - Aug 23 2014]
Parent unions: Trigger laws spawn new parent em... [Published Norwich Bulletin - Aug 22 2014]
How Patrick Clair won the Emmy for 90 seconds o... [Published The Armidale Express - Aug 22 2014]
Geekadelphia hosts annual awards [Published Drexel University Triangle - Aug 22 2014]
News 8/22/14 [Published HIStalk - Aug 22 2014]
Maker Faire Madness: Life Size Mousetrap [Published KRON4 - Aug 22 2014]
Rover's Who Was That.... clever, frantic romp [Published Examiner.com - Aug 21 2014]
You Think Financing U.S. Health Care Is Bizarre... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 21 2014]
Man Builds Working Hard Drive Inside Minecraft [Published Wired News - Aug 21 2014]
Rigging the World Economy for the Dollar [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 21 2014]
The loss of loyalty and the birth of premium co... [Published iMedia Connection - Aug 20 2014]
Top 10 Most Ridiculously Overcomplicated Doctor... [Published Kotaku - Aug 20 2014]
3 Reasons Aflac’s Stock Could Fall [Published Motley Fool - Aug 19 2014]
How to keep up with the evolving recycling system [Published GreenBiz - Aug 19 2014]
Le Sueur County 4-H’ers shine at County Fair [Published Le Center Leader - Aug 18 2014]
EDITORIAL: Taxpayer funds misused to monopolize... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Aug 18 2014]
LETTER: Christie doing nothing to save Roxbury [Published Morris County Daily Record - Aug 18 2014]
Complicated, yet simple [Published Burlington Times-News - Aug 17 2014]
A different 4-H at the fair [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
Puppeteer offers peek behind the curtain [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Aug 16 2014]
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Top 10 Most Ridiculously Overcomplicated Doctor... [Published Kotaku - Aug 20 2014]
The Doctor, that time-traveling alien mad scientist, is a clever man — but his foes often outsmart themselves. We may never know the Doctor's real name, but the Master's name is clearly Rube Goldberg. Here are the 10 most ludicrously byzantine plots ...
Getting Sucked into ObamaCare is a Lot Like Bei... [Published naked capitalism - Aug 15 2014]
Yves here. Lambert, in his relentless Obamacare skullduggery, has unearthed yet another ugly feature of this Rube Goldberg contraption for enriching health insurers: unprecedented levels of required reporting to the Federal government. Your humble blogger ...
25 Actual Life Lessons You Learned From "Pee-We... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 12 2014]
I know you are, but what am I? Cultivate and protect your dreams. Aspirations and goals do more than fuel the imagination. They force us to examine how we interact with the world and can even offer a unique perspective on the multifaceted roles we ...
Short Film “The Trail’s End” Entices with Bonni... [Published Singularity Hub - Aug 09 2014]
For nearly a century, filmmakers have explored the convergence of humans and machines in the form of androids. Whether as soulless servants or heartless killbots , movies often depict a future full of androids wrought with perilous pathways that will ...
This Week on TRB [Published The Reformed Broker - Aug 09 2014]
These were the most read posts on the site this week, in case you missed them… These are the 10 Cheapest and 10 Most Expensive Stocks in the S&P 500 The Rube Goldberg Machine Real Investors Root for Down Markets Fired Managers ...
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Taking Rube Goldberg Seriously [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 24 2014]
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