Friday fun with Rube Goldberg

You know what 12 year old boys are like — gadget-crazy.

Well, my son is 12 and has recently discovered Rube Goldberg machines. You know, the kind of thing they used to show on Vision On (was it?), where a ball rolls down a chute, knocks over a book, which falls onto a lever, which releases the egg which….

Recently he’s been sending me lots of video links to YouTube, showing examples of these amazing feats of human ingenuity.

And I thought I’d share just one:

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