Rube Goldberg

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Name: Rube Goldberg
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Inventing the Future, One Sublime, Ridiculous Contraption at a Time

Allan Grant ' 40 sEvery so often, someone invents a new thingamajig that is actually, undeniably useful—something that fills a universal need (or, at the very least, a universal want): the light bulb; the car; the telephone—and the smartphone. But what ... [Published LIFE - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Detroit's Rube Goldberg machine in action

DETROIT, MI -- Children's high-pitched shrieks filled the air as a golf ball started a chain reaction converting potential energy to kinetic energy across nearly 20 yards of tables in the Michigan Science Center Saturday.The nearly dozen teams, some grade ... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Open thread for night owls: The 'Bonus Army' vs. the U.S. Army

. “In the sad aftermath that always follows a great war, there is nothing sadder than the surprise of the returned soldiers when they discover that they are regarded generally as public nuisances. And not too honest.” —H.L. Mencken In 1924, Congress ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

REVIEW: 'Hungry Ghosts' by Ok Go

Grade: 87/100Since its eponymous debut in 2002, OK Go has been bending the rules of music. The alt-rock quartet’s approach to instrumentation has changed the definition of “art rock” into “rock art.” OK Go’s eccentric music videos combine the whimsical ... [Published LSU Daily Reveille - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

ASU professor brings engineering camps to Navajo students

Shawn Jordan (center left), assistant professor of engineering education in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, in the STEAM labs with students.Photo by: Jessica Hochreiter/ASURead MoreAbout 60 middle school and high school students recently participated ... [Published Arizona State University - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday Videos: Stars!!

October 14th is when Stars, the best thing to come out of Montreal since Mordecai Richler, releases their new album. Here is the first video from their new album. The song is called From the Night, the album is called No One is Lost: From the Night ... [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

All-America Selections outperform

It borders on pathetic to spend the better part of the day trying to construct a Rube Goldberg creation to ward off the two bucks that decided the tomato boxes on top of the 4-foot-high above-ground cistern must contain the very best food ever.The aggravation ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Students: Sign Up for the Philadelphia Rube Goldberg Competition

It’s a battle to create the best Rube Goldberg machine that can erase a chalkboard.The Philadelphia Rube Goldberg Machine Contest , to be held March 14, is the first of its kind in the city and is backed by big players in the tech scene, like First Round ... [Published Citybizlist - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

6 things you didn’t know about GoldieBlox, the toy phenom ‘disrupting the pink aisle’

After a successful Kickstarter campaign catapulted Debbie Sterling's GoldieBlox into the marketplace, hundreds of thousands of young girls have grown excited about engineering concepts.And who wouldn't when engineering means constructing multicolored ... [Published Business First of Louisville - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Build a Bigger Mousetrap

[embedded content]Mark Perez, Rose Harden and the team behind the Life Size Mousetrap have taken a childhood game and turned it into a sideshow spectacle that any carny would be proud to be a part of. The structure itself is an impressive Rube Goldberg ... [Published Embedded Computing Design - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

11 of the most entertaining UC Berkeley alumni

Sometimes, all you feel like doing is curling up on your unmade bed — in your ratty sweatpants and with a cup of overly strong coffee — and watching YouTube clips. If this is the case,  you clicked on the right blog link — especially if you enjoy feeling ... [Published Daily Californian - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why Is Obamacare a Rube Goldberg Contraption?

Have you ever wondered why Obamacare is burdened with so much complexity? Here’s the answer: Barack Obama. Obama? Yes, the president himself. He campaigned on the promise that he would put partisanship aside and unite the country behind sensible answers ... [Published Independent Institute - Sep 24 2014]

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How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part i) [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 20 2014]
Inventing the Future, One Sublime, Ridiculous C... [Published LIFE - Oct 20 2014]
Watch Detroit's Rube Goldberg machine in action [Published Metro Detroit Business - Oct 19 2014]
Worlds of Fun Kansas City throws best Halloween... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 18 2014]
Open thread for night owls: The 'Bonus Army' vs... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 17 2014]
Open thread for night owls: The 'Bonus Army' vs... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 17 2014]
What the Fuck Is Animusic? [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
University scientists team with NASA to discove... [Published Daily Illini - Oct 16 2014]
REVIEW: 'Hungry Ghosts' by Ok Go [Published LSU Daily Reveille - Oct 16 2014]
OK Go's amazingly nerdy music videos, ranked [Published VOX.com - Oct 15 2014]
The Mysterious Preferences of the Heart, Part II [Published Legal Record Corporation - Oct 15 2014]
House of Burgess: Judge rules water not a const... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Should the feds bail out coal miners? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 14 2014]
Classes offer new take on tech [Published Crains NY Business - Oct 14 2014]
Physics brings in Nobel Laureate for annual lec... [Published Daily Barometer Online - Oct 14 2014]
ASU professor brings engineering camps to Navaj... [Published Arizona State University - Oct 14 2014]
Daily Adventures for "MEA" Weekend [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 13 2014]
Saturday Videos: Stars!! [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Oct 11 2014]
It's 2014. All Children Are Supposed To Be Prof... [Published WNYC - Oct 11 2014]
Five Minute Film Festival: Future Ready Schools [Published Edutopia - Oct 10 2014]
Harris Eaglebots make robots spring to life [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Oct 09 2014]
SLJ Reviews zSpace, a 3-D Platform for the Clas... [Published School Library Journal - Oct 08 2014]
Opinion: The Apolitical Supreme Court Is Dead [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 08 2014]
All-America Selections outperform [Published Bend Bulletin - Oct 07 2014]
The Commoner [Published Montana Kaimin Online - Oct 07 2014]
Students: Sign Up for the Philadelphia Rube Gol... [Published Citybizlist - Oct 06 2014]
Students: sign up for the Philadelphia Rube Gol... [Published News Works - Oct 06 2014]
New Year 5775: Obama undoes the New Deal and Gr... [Published American Thinker - Oct 05 2014]
6 things you didn’t know about GoldieBlox, the ... [Published Business First of Louisville - Oct 02 2014]
The Rather-ization of Neil DeGrasse Tyson [Published RedState Blog - Oct 02 2014]
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How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part i) [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 20 2014]
UPDATED BELOW Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave early Jeff Mason / Reuters(Reuters) – President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for ...
Open thread for night owls: The 'Bonus Army' vs... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 17 2014]
Bonus Marchers clash with police on July 28, 1932.“In the sad aftermath that always follows a great war, there is nothing sadder than the surprise of the returned soldiers when they discover that they are regarded generally as public nuisances. And not ...
Should the feds bail out coal miners? [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 14 2014]
I wrote yesterday that coal country is largely lost to Democrats, and that’s fine; they don’t need it to put together consistent national majorities. Lots of people (via Twitter and email) complained that of course those voters are going to the ...
Saturday Videos: Stars!! [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Oct 11 2014]
October 14th is when Stars, the best thing to come out of Montreal since Mordecai Richler, releases their new album. Here is the first video from their new album. The song is called From the Night, the album is called No One is Lost: From the Night ...
The Rather-ization of Neil DeGrasse Tyson [Published RedState Blog - Oct 02 2014]
A couple of days ago we looked at the exploits of serial fabulist and pop-science impressario Neil DeGrasse Tyson . Sean Davis, writing at The Federalist, took the time to dig into the various anecdotes Tyson lards his lectures with which are ...
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