I've known Brett Doar since we built a LeMons racer together back in 2008. Since then Brett has made his career out of similarly suspicious engineering, especially making large, rambling Rube Goldberg machines.
"Life Size Mousetrap," is a 30,000 lb, 16-piece Rube Goldberg machine designed to smash cars by dropping a two-ton safe from twenty feet high. Video below.
Not only is the OK Go music video for "This Too Shall Pass" a more musical version of that famous Honda Accord ad, but it also features a cameo of a car from one of our favorite motorsports: LeMons racing.
You think asking your super to get the freight elevator going for an apartment move is tough? Try building your own lift with a car and some rope. These Russians did just that.