The record-breaking machine was constructed by 14 Purdue University students in 5,000 hours over six months.

Since so many of you are mechanically inclined, I thought you might be interested to see the largest Rube Goldberg machine- as recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records - in action, via wired.com. The machine was constructed by 14 Purdue University students in 5,000 hours over six months.