This group’s simple machine won the contest, described here.
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Here is the YouTube video of the Purdue world record Rube Goldberg 2011 Machine
In the caption it states:
The 2011 Purdue University Rube Goldberg machine shattered the world record for most steps ever successfully completed by such a machine. In 244 steps the “Time Machine” traces the history of the world from Big Bang to the Apocalypse before accomplishing the assigned everyday task of watering a flower. The machine is featured in the online edition of the World Records Academy and has been submitted to the World Records Academy.
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