Posts Tagged ‘Rube Goldberg Machine’

Malcolm

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Malcolm is an Australian film released in 1986. I’ve been thinking about it for years. Maybe it automatically rates because it is full of homemade Rube Goldberg machines and nerd contraptions, because I grew up around those, but there’s also the enjoyable fact that they’re all produced by a naive and strangely appealing mechanical savant played by Colin Friels.

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“Falling Water” Cocktail Making Machine

Monday, December 7th, 2009

This falls into the expanding geek category for this blog, I suppose, but to follow upon the recent Rube-Goldberg-Machine-at-home and marble run theme, this homemade marble-run machine makes cocktails. It’s by Joseph Herscher, filmed by Rewa Wright.:

“This is a machine that makes a cocktail called a Falling Water. 

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