rube goldberg (1883-1970) was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, sculptor and author.  A Rube Goldberg contraption – an elaborate set of arms, wheels, gears, handles, cups and rods, put in motion by balls, canary cages, pails, boots, bathtubs, paddles and live animals – takes a simple task and makes it extraordinarily complicated.

Now offering free Skype in the Classroom lessons: Choose between Jennifer George (Rube's granddaughter and author of "The Art of Rube Goldberg"), David Fox (Rube Works game designer), and more coming soon.

Honda - The Cog Commercial - Rube Goldberg inspired

Honda Cog advert I feel the same reasons the Ok Go video is clever makes this Honda advert just as awe inspiring.

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