Latest Rube Goldberg Stories

2015-04-09 08:24:10

Students also challenged with zombie apocalypse-themed hands-on activity AKRON, Ohio, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has

2013-06-04 23:16:05

The Sierra College Physics and Engineering club, which has 20 members, worked on their ‘Sierra Miners’ themed machine for 4 months, winning second place and a check for $500. Rocklin,

2011-03-16 00:00:29

Introducing the Time Travel add-on pack. Turn back the clock in these zany levels with more amazing physics combined with 3D Rube Goldberg-style gameplay.

2010-08-31 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, recently revealed plans for its on-site presence at the 2010 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York.

2008-12-17 17:49:16

Fanciful and improbable devices for doing household tasks earned immortality for cartoonist Rube Goldberg, who graduated from UC Berkeley in 1904.

2008-09-09 15:00:34

By Tom Lochner Linnea Gullikson took a toy gun and shot a mousetrap, which pulled open the pop-up top of a drinking bottle, pouring water down a winding tube from where it dropped onto the blades of a water wheel fashioned from the hollow halves of plastic Easter eggs.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.