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Harlem Globetrotter Uses Rube Goldberg Machine for Trick Shot

As if the Harlem Globetrotters weren’t awesome already, check out this video of a Globetrotter nailing a trick shot using a Rube Goldberg machine.

If that interested you, on World Trick Shot Day in 2017, the Globetrotters were in St. Louis to make the shot from on top of the City Museum.

3M Rube Goldberg Machine

3M, the company behind office products designed to make your life easier, created a machine that in incredibly complex. I’m talking about a Rube Goldberg Machine 1 made out of 3M products.

Science is at the heart of everything we do. It’s our inspiration and our medium.

It’s how the hard work gets done. How the toughest problems get solved. Our Rube Goldberg machine and its parts are inspired by this. No other company applies science like we do.

Here, invisible forces — physics, thermodynamics, chemistry, energy — combine to make something visible, something truly inspiring. A 3M Brand Machine.

Yes, this is an attempt at viral advertising but I’m a sucker for Rube Goldberg Machines. Watch the video below. It’s pretty awesome.

  1. A Rube Goldberg machine is a contraption, invention, device or apparatus that is deliberately over-engineered to perform a simple task in a complicated fashion, usually including a chain reaction. – Wikipedia