We have very much enjoyed doing these Morning Editions since they began January 7 this year. Thank You for encouraging and supporting this fun adventure.
Do you know Rube Goldberg? Surely, you do. We are swelled with pride this morning because our alma mater, Purdue University, laid claim this weekend to the National Rube Goldberg title. Oh, the sheer joy of it all! Full details are saved for the last item in today's Morning Edition.
Moving right along, how could we possibly pass up a chance to merge Moon Pies and Mars Bars to mark tonight's sky show of the Red Planet presiding over a total lunar eclipse? Oh, the sheer joy of it all!
"...I allow them to dream whatever they want to dream, then I try to educate on those dreams and what they need to do," he said.
Never attempted since Purdue student engineers launched the competition in 1983, this year’s machine featured a human. More than 3,500 hours of work went into building the contraption that zipped the team member’s zipper.
A late addition to the edition: