Toronto-based cinematography company, 2D House, uses magnets to change up the classic chain reaction.

There are countless videos of Rube Goldberg machines on YouTube. And while they may all look a little bit different, they all rely on one thing: gravity. The creative studio 2D House recently took this standard component of a Rube Goldberg machine and turned it on its head. Literally.

Aptly named Isaac Newton vs. Rube Goldberg, 2D House’s machine adds a fresh turn to the classic model with the help of magnets. Combining the scientific principles of magnets and gravity, plus a little cinematic trickery, the video of their machine in action will leave you more distorted than if you were swinging at a piñata, blindfolded. Check it out below:

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