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Caltech robot competition: Team Chicken McNuggets wins

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It's the biggest sporting event at Caltech.

Six teams competed in the annual robot competition at the Pasadena school on Tuesday.

Their homemade creations -- built over 20 weeks for $800 -- rolled, climbed and flew with a goal of getting an empty can onto a 5-foot, pyramid-shaped platform.

The Pasadena Star News reports the winner of the "Raiders
of the Lost Can" competition, held inside the school's
Brown Gymnasium, was a team named ... 40 Pc Chicken McNuggets.

This is the mechanical-engineering highlight of the year in a land of brainiacs and gear heads, nerd nirvana for the people who will someday be your boss.

Watch the fun in the video below. (Mobile users can find it here.)

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