An example of a Rube Goldburg machine. These...machines are named after Rube Goldberg- according to my class syllabus:
Rube Goldberg was an engineer, sculptor, artist and Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, famous for drawing/inventing absurdly complicated machines to complete simple tasks. His inventions showcase imaginative uses of ordinary objects, capitalize on the fundamentals of basic physics concepts, especially the domino effect, and satirize our modernist quest for faster, cheaper technology to make our lives “easier.”
These are machines THAT MAKE SENSE AND NO SENSE AT THE SAME TIME.
And I am currently working on my own machine...