Watch the World's Most Complex Rube Goldberg Machine Light Up a Christmas Tree

By Andrew Liszewski on at

A Latvian company called Scandiweb was recently awarded the Guinness World Record for Largest Rube Goldberg machine after spending over two months designing and building the 412-step contraption that ultimately does nothing more than push a button to light up a gigantic Christmas tree.

It just might be the perfect metaphor for all the craziness that happens during the holidays. [Guinness World Records via Laughing Squid]