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The 2011 Purdue University Rube Goldberg machine shattered the world record for most steps ever successfully completed by such a machine.

In 244 steps the "Time Machine" traces the history of the world from Big Bang to the Apocalypse before accomplishing the assigned everyday task of watering a flower.

The record has been sanctioned by the Guinness Book of World Records and the World Records Academy.

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