As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of oreos—no, wait, oreos is the mother of invention. So it goes without saying that all of Albert Einstein's achievements have been leading up to physicist and cream-hater David Neevel's latest project: an incredibly complicated hatchet-based contraption that separates the oreo cookie from the cream. Neevel literally learned how to build robots just to make this machine, sacrificing countless hours of playtime with his dog and dealing with mediocre sandwiches in the process. Watch the culmination of mankind below.

[h/t Digg]