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The Best Way to Inflate and Pop a Balloon

Rube Goldberg machines have be both the dumbest and very, very best thing engineers can put their minds to. Even though they usually accomplish no real purpose (other than, you know, popping a balloon or something), they are awesome. Here’s a video (embedded below) of one with 300 steps.