Dad Stages An Insane Domino-Effect Gender Reveal, And It's A Blast To Watch

"We are so excited to meet the little one, so we thought we'd start it off with a bang!"

From a mom of six boys freaking out when she finds out she's finally having a girl, to a dad fainting when he learns the gender of his baby, to a gender reveal party going hilariously wrong until the couple's friends saved the day, we've seen a number of memorable gender reveal videos go viral on the internet over the past few years. But the one Taylor Calmus recently put together still managed to leave us in awe. 

Calmus, a comedian and YouTuber at Dude Dad Vlogs, put together a Rube Goldberg machine to reveal the gender of his second child to the world. If you're unfamiliar with the term, a Rube Goldberg machine is an invention or contraption that's over-engineered on purpose to perform a super-simple task. Usually, a domino effect is used. 

In Calmus' video, he created a complicated chain reaction that all starts with his son knocking down a sippy cup and ends with a surprise confetti explosion. "We are so excited to meet the little one so we thought we'd start it off with a bang!" he captioned the video on YouTube. 

He shared the video on Facebook, where it's been viewed over 8.5 million times in just a few days. 

"It's March 12, 2017. We're about to find out the gender of Theo's little brother or sister," Taylor said in the beginning of the video. "It's been about three days setting this up, and me and all my best friends are super tired."

See if their hard work paid off in the video below: 

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