This is Rob Higg's "automaton" corkscrew. I'm pretty sure it's the exact same or another iteration of this one he made back in 2009, but I COULD be mistaken. Just kidding -- I could be from the future though because my parents have always been kinda shady about it. Anyway, hit the jump for a video of the thing in action. You just crank the shit out of the handle, and the machine not only uncorks your bottle, but pours it! Thank goodness too, because if it took all that work just to uncork the bottle I'd probably have to stay sober. Oooooor cut the top off with a sword.
Hit the jump for the that is not going to fit in my kitchen.
Now I know what you're thinking, and no, this isn't a scene from Hoarders. It's the world's most complicated Rube Goldberg machine built by Purdue University, who just beat their own record for the Rube Goldeberg machine with the most steps. The last one had 232. This one? ... / Continue →
This is a video of a Rube Goldberg machine built for Valentine's Day. The couple set it into motion as soon as they come in the door, then proceed to get all hot and heavy while it does its thing. Not gonna lie, I was half worried I was gonna see dude's wiener before it was a... / Continue →
This is the Catacoffin, a $35,000 coffin with a three-speaker 'Catacombo' sound system controlled by a touchscreen remote INSTALLED IN YOUR GRAVESTONE. You can create your own playlist to listen to on the way to hell or let visitors to your grave pick songs for you. *plays Ce... / Continue →