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Seven Year Old’s Rube Goldberg Machine Is an Adorable Bit of Inventiveness [Video]

We’re big fans of tinkering, building, and the maker-ethic around here so, as you can imagine, this video of an energetic seven year old testing his Rube Goldberg machine puts a big smile on our faces.

In the above video elementary age inventor Audri shows us his monster-catching Rube Goldberg machine. He predicts that his project will accrue at least 10-20 failures before achieving success–the look on his face when get ahead of schedule is priceless.

Audri’s Rube Goldberg Monster Trap [via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 03/13/12

Comments (6)

  1. oktboer

    I hope this applies to me doing job interviews as well. Ah well, try try again… :D

  2. Jeffrey C.

    Future geek in training.

  3. Bob@HayleStorm Interactive

    Two words…”Absolutely Awesome!”

  4. P Burke

    Totally awesome kiddo!!

  5. Paul

    Believe what you want, but he did NOT make this 100% himself.

  6. ramnemesis

    Well Done.

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