Rube Goldberg Did way More Than Draw Those Wacky Machines

An iconic Rube Goldberg cartoon, featuring one of his signature contraptions (this one, a mustache wiper), was used on a U.S. postal stamp in 1995. (Rube Goldberg Inc.)

(JTA) — When one hears the name Rube Goldberg, one concept instantly comes to mind: those fun machines that complete simple tasks in overly complicated and humorous ways. Think a ball rolling down a long ramp that hits a series of dominoes, which hits something…