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Rube Goldberg's Least Complicated Invention Was His Cartooning Career

By Kristina Panos: The name Rube Goldberg has long been synonymous with any overly-built contraption played for laughs that solves a simple problem through complicated means. But it might surprise you to learn that the man himself was not an engineer or inventor by trade — at least, not for long.

Popular Science

In the June 1923 issue of Popular Science, Rube Goldberg aspires to 'invent something useful.'

The New York Times

A Rube Goldberg Hand-Washing Contraption? The Race Is On

The New Yorker

Fall Art Preview

CBS News Sunday Morning

Rube Goldberg contraptions: Do try this at home!

BBC News

Why are we fascinated by Rube Goldberg contraptions?

CNN

You've never seen a Rube Goldberg machine THIS slow

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

National High School Rube Goldberg Champions

Wall Street Journal

‘The Art of Rube Goldberg’ Review: The Machinery of Humor

The Guardian

Rube Goldberg: celebrating a remarkable life of cartoons and creations

Today

Dad's amazing Rube Goldberg machine gender reveal wins the internet

The New York Times Review of Books

The subversive joy and nonsense of comics

Authority Magazine

Rube Goldberg Granddaughter Fashion Designer Jennifer George: “How we can use the zeitgeist of Rube Goldberg to engage more young people in STEM”

CBC/Radio-Canada

Bored? Rube Goldberg's granddaughter wants you to build an elaborate soap machine

Lifehacker

Now Is the Time to Build a Ridiculous Contraption

The Telegraph

The man behind the contraptions: how Rube Goldberg found the cure for self-isolation boredom

Digital Journal

Can Minecraft be used as an Educational Tool?

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Zackbummboing

Smithsonian Magazine

Queens Museum Brings Rube Goldberg Machine to Life

Lohud

Rube Goldberg: His popularity is on the rise due to pandemic, Minecraft collaboration

Rocketboom

Who is Rube Goldberg? Where do his contraptions come from?

CBC/Radio-Canada

Bored? Rube Goldberg's granddaughter wants you to build an elaborate soap machine

Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons 2022 Schedule Announcement — Rube Goldberg Machine