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Complexity contrived in cartoons and in mechanics ….originally conceptualized  by Rube Goldberg :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rube_Goldberg_machine :

“Rube Goldberg machine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rube Goldberg machinecontraptioninventiondevice, or apparatus is a deliberately over-engineered or overdone machine that performs a very simple task in a very complicated fashion, usually including a chain reaction. The expression is named after American cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883–1970).

Over the years, the expression has expanded to mean any confusing or complicated system.”

 

10 Brilliant Rube Goldberg Machines | Cool Material.

http://philosophyofscienceportal.blogspot.ca/2010/07/rube-goldberg.html :

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