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This kid is a genius and his monster trap will absolutely blow your mind [video]

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Kids say and do the darndest things, don’t they? When faced with the possibility of a monster invasion, what did this young man named Audri do? He didn’t run and hide, he made his own rube goldberg monster trap. It’s elaborate, yet effective. My favorite part of the video is...
This kid is a genius and his monster trap will absolutely blow your mind [video]
Video games, role-playing, and Rube Goldberg machines: Is this the future of education?

Showed my kids the new OK Go video (http://bit.ly/9OSB6c). Now they want me to build them a machine like that. Damn you Rube Goldberg.

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Showed my kids the new OK Go video (http://bit.ly/9OSB6c). Now they want me to build them a machine like that. Damn you Rube Goldberg.

Is this the greatest Lego Mindstorm machine ever?

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Forget about Rube Goldberg machines and that dusty Mouse Trap board game. The Lego "Great Ball Contraption" makes you a believer in bricks, baby. [Read more]...
Is this the greatest Lego Mindstorm machine ever?

OK Go Shows, Once Again, How Content Is Advertising... And How There Are Many Revenue Streams For Musicians

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The band OK Go has made quite a name for itself over the years as a pioneer/innovator in a number of different ways in the music world. The group has become incredibly famous for their videos, each one of which seems to up the difficulty level. Years ago, they had...
OK Go Shows, Once Again, How Content Is Advertising... And How There Are Many Revenue Streams For Musicians
With Aereo appeal, broadcasters threaten the foundation of locker services
InstaCRT is Rube Goldberg's answer to Instagram

Check Out This Unreal Video Of The World's Largest Rube Goldberg Device

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We love this video of the world's largest Rube Goldberg device, a 300-step machine that inflates and pops balloons. The video comes to us via Gizmodo. The machine was built by Purdue's Society of Professional Engineers, blowing away their previous record of a 156-step device. Watch: Please follow SAI:...
Check Out This Unreal Video Of The World's Largest Rube Goldberg Device
Top 100 viral video brands led by Red Bull, Google, Samsung

Angry Birds creator's new game, Amazing Alex, is out now

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Amazing Alex, a new physics-based puzzle game for Android and iOS devices, is out now. It’s the newest game from Rovio, the company that received over a billion downloads thanks to the megahit Angry Birds. This is the first major release from Rovio since their release of the Angry Birds games,...
Angry Birds creator's new game, Amazing Alex, is out now

Here It Is: Google’s Kick-Ass Chrome Speed Test Video

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Yesterday, we noted that with its newest release of Chrome, Google wanted to show us how fast it is rather than just tell us how fast it is. To do that, they made a Rube Goldberg-ian video showing how fast web pages load in Chrome. Yesterday, we got the making...
Here It Is: Google’s Kick-Ass Chrome Speed Test Video

Aereo is leaving the courts dazed and confused

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Aereo wants to revolutionize web TV by making it easy to stream and record basic TV. Question is, will the major broadcasters let it? [cnnmoney-byline src="By Roger Parloff, senior editor"] FORTUNE — An ingenious, Rube Goldberg-style invention called Aereo, backed by Barry Diller’s IAC/Interactive Corp., is posing riddles for a...
Aereo is leaving the courts dazed and confused

Mega Rube Goldberg gizmo: 300 steps to pop balloon

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A Purdue University team outdoes itself with a record-breaking device that peels fruit, makes hamburgers, and toasts bread. There's no app for that. [Read more]...
Mega Rube Goldberg gizmo: 300 steps to pop balloon

Video: Sparks fly with Honda's cool new European Civic ad

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Filed under: Budget, Etc., Europe, Marketing/Advertising, Hatchback, Honda, UK, Celebrities We'll be the first to admit we weren't overly taken with the Super Bowl commercial Honda worked up featuring Matthew Broderick. The company has a long history of genuinely great advertising, and while the countless Ferris Bueller's Day Off references...
Video: Sparks fly with Honda's cool new European Civic ad
STEAM Carnival Adds Art - And Lasers - To Make Science Fun

Great #ignite talk. Music & Machines: the making of OK Go's Rube Goldberg Machine http://bit.ly/9lsqKG #giw

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Great #ignite talk. Music & Machines: the making of OK Go's Rube Goldberg Machine http://bit.ly/9lsqKG #giw

Barry Diller and Aereo Win Another Legal Battle

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Another legal victory for Aereo, the Web video startup that wants to upend the TV industry: A Federal appeals court has rejected a request from broadcasters and TV station owners to halt Aereo’s TV-over-the Web service. By a vote of 2 to 1, the Second Circuit appeals court denied a...
Barry Diller and Aereo Win Another Legal Battle

Barry Diller Gets Into the "Cord-Cutting" Business

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When last we heard from BamBoom, it was an interesting and also sort of confusing service that promised to let you watch TV – but only some TV – on your iPad or any other Web-connected device. Now BamBoom is called Aereo, and it is backed by Barry Diller and/or...
Barry Diller Gets Into the "Cord-Cutting" Business

OK Go Rube Goldberg video: meet the makers!

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Becky Stern of Make: Online interviewed the crew of the latest OK Go video, which was a single-take Rube Goldberg machine. Becky: How many takes did it require to get the final? DB: I lost count. I think we did that first sequence about 70 times. When we got...
OK Go Rube Goldberg video: meet the makers!

Google I/O: input/output game promotes its dev conference, wastes your coffee break

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Google's latest time-sink is apparently inspired by "the spirit of innovation" shown at its annual I/O developer conference -- while not-to-subtly promoting it at the same time. The HTML5 game offers a blank canvas for you to clog up experiment with sliders, swingers and flippers, with the largely unimportant...
Google I/O: input/output game promotes its dev conference, wastes your coffee break

How Linden Labs Hopes To Find Second Life In Mobile Creative Play

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Linden Labs, the company that created Second Life and grew that online community into one of the most colorful, varied online social networks in the world, is doing some very different things for the first time in many, many years. The timing is likely right: reports recently indicate Second Life...
How Linden Labs Hopes To Find Second Life In Mobile Creative Play

Non-Bogus Video Of the Day: Solve Media Revives Rube Goldberg

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The eagle v. toddler video was cool/unsettling. And very unlikely to be real. But this Rube Goldberg holiday greeting video, from ad tech startup Solve Media is both awesome and 100 percent authentic. Also, there is a cat! If you are very honest with yourself and your employer, you are almost...
Non-Bogus Video Of the Day: Solve Media Revives Rube Goldberg

Ecommerce Company Ordoro Raises $1.2M to Make 'Confirm' Button Hassle-Free

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It’s always interesting to hear about parts of the Internet that I didn’t know existed – or imagined to be populated with dancing elves and pinballs moving through Rube Goldberg machines. For instance, what happens after you hit the “Confirm” button on your purchase online? I assumed I was setting...
Ecommerce Company Ordoro Raises $1.2M to Make 'Confirm' Button Hassle-Free
Lasers, robots, and electricity help make STEM education into STEAM

Hussman Funds - Weekly Market Comment: Zombies and Rube Goldberg Machines - March 22, 2010

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Hussman Funds - Weekly Market Comment: Zombies and Rube Goldberg Machines - March 22, 2010

Two Bit Circus launches a Kickstarter campaign to help fund its education-focused carnival

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Everyone loves a carnival. Two Bit Circus, formerly known as Synn Labs, is looking to launch one of its very own — but with a twist. On Tuesday, the innovation think tank launched a Kickstarter campaign to create perhaps the first-ever education-focused carnival. The goal: to help inspire children and...
Two Bit Circus launches a Kickstarter campaign to help fund its education-focused carnival

Watch OK Go's New Desert Orchestra Stunt Driving Music Video [Video]

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Last week we showed you a quick preview of OK Go's new video for "Needing/Getting", and now here's the full monty, compiled from a literal drive-by of 1157 homemade instruments of melodic Rube Goldberg(ish) goodness. More »...
Watch OK Go's New Desert Orchestra Stunt Driving Music Video [Video]

Startups: Make Your Job Less Boring by Getting Your Apps to Connect

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The Zapier team Photo: Zapier Application programing interfaces, or APIs, are used by app developers to connect two services together, such as sharing an article you read on Flipboard to your Facebook page. They might sound mundane, but they’re the crucial way the online services we use every day talk...
Startups: Make Your Job Less Boring by Getting Your Apps to Connect

OK Go enlist NASA Jet Propulsion Lab staff to produce amazing Rube Goldberg machine music video: http://bit.ly/bdlxay (via @georgey26)

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OK Go enlist NASA Jet Propulsion Lab staff to produce amazing Rube Goldberg machine music video: http://bit.ly/bdlxay (via @georgey26)

Rube Goldberg Explains the Impossibility of Perpetual Motion

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In an educational film from 1940, the famous cartoonist pokes fun at ridiculous patents, including those that dream the impossible dream of "getting something for nothing." Courtesy of the Prelinger Archive, the film was sponsored by Chevrolet and has its own agenda. Midway through, the film digresses to explain how even though...
Rube Goldberg Explains the Impossibility of Perpetual Motion
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