Monday, April 17, 2006

Rube Goldberg

It semes that the Japanese have a TV show which showcases amusing Rube Goldberg style machines. Here's an entertaining video of these things in action (H/T Ace Of Spades).

But here's the really cool thing! Just like the similar tightly interlocked nanomachinery of the cell, these contraptions were built using nothing more than random mutation and natural selection acting over billions of years. Obviously.

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