Engineering is fun

Ever heard of a Rube Goldberg machine? Maybe not the name, but I bet everyone has seen one.

Every weekday  morning on the NHK Education channel, after the “Radio Taiso” exercise time, there’s a short segment called “Pitagora Switch” highlighting such a machine. Here’s one example:

 

A toy company in the U.S. has made an ad with a very extensive Rube Goldberg machine, and with the message that girls can be engineers, too:

Screen Shot 2013-11-23 at 9.56.58 AMStory from Slate.

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