Washington Post: Enjoy complex, crazy and absurd machines? Check out ‘The Art of Rube Goldberg.’

By Erin Blakemore October 7 When you think of Rube Goldberg, you probably imagine complex, whimsical machines. The wacky devices had a dizzying array of working parts and a prosaic end goal such as, say, affixing a postage stamp to an envelope or wiping one’s mouth at breakfast. Though Goldberg’s crazy inventions often had detailed schematics, …