Palatine Man to Show Off Award-Winning Contraption on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A Palatine man and his five Purdue classmates will appear tonight on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A 2010 Fremd graduate who is now studying engineering at Purdue will appear tonight on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" where he and his five classmates will show off their award-winning Rube Goldberg machine, which was created to zip the zipper on a hoodie, according to the Daily Herald. 

The machine, created by Adam Bahrainwala of Palatine and five of his Purdue classmates, won the 204 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, according to the article. A Rube Goldberg machine is a machine that accomplishes a task by complex means in what seemingly could be done in a simple manner, according to Webster's dictionary. 
  • View the YouTube video above to see this year's winning machine at work 
The engineering students were flown to Hollywood on Sunday and their machine made it to California on Monday and the team has been working to "put it back in running order" for tonight's show, according to the Daily Herald. 

The students will appear on Kimmel at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Rube Goldberg Contest website. 

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