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Rube Duffers Will 'Tee It Up' In National Contest

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March 9, 1999
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Purdue University
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The event honors the late cartoonist Rube Goldberg, who drew whimsical machines with complex mechanisms to perform simple tasks. Each year, college students are challenged to build actual functioning machines that Goldberg might have drawn. The task for 1999 is to tee up a golf ball.

College students from around the country will be crossing their eyes and dotting their tees at the 11th annual national Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on April 10.


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