Incredible(ly useless) Machines
April 16, 2003 11:00 AM Subscribe
This brilliant Honda ad belongs to a great lineage of similarly complex and useless contraptions. Perhaps the fascination began with Rube Goldberg, a failed engineer turned illustrator, whose drawings were published in daily papers across the nation throughout the 50s and 60s.Today, college campuses across the country host annual "Rube Goldberg" contests, hobbyists obsess over building more and more complicated Goldberg machines, a series of video games have been produced that allow you to build your own, and one particularly genius contraption even enjoyed a theatrical release.
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