Get your wackiest, silliest and most elaborate contraptions ready for the Boys’ Life Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.
What’s a Rube Goldberg Machine? It’s a contraption, invention, device or apparatus that is purposely over-engineered to perform a simple task in the most complicated manner possible. The expression is named after cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg who sketched dozens of the hilarious machines during the middle part of the 20th century.
Entry for the 2015 Boys’ Life Rube Goldberg Machine Contest begins Sept. 4. So, be sure to come back then more details on the contest!