Video round up: The 10 most amazing Rube Goldberg clips

OK Go's viral hit is only one of the many jaw-dropping videos featuring those odd, elegant machines

Published March 2, 2010 9:03PM (EST)

The Chicago band OK Go, perhaps known more for their ingeniously quirky viral antics than their songs, have unleashed another jaw-dropping visual spectacle with their new video for "This Too Shall Pass." This one involves not treadmills or intricately choreographed dance moves but over three minutes of Rube Goldberg splendor. To celebrate those elegant, fascinating contraptions, we bring you the top ten videos of Rube Goldberg marvels in action.

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By Margaret Eby

Margaret Eby has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, Salon and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she now lives in New York City.

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Paul Hiebert is an editorial fellow at Salon.

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