Falkirk Wheel - Falkirk Scotland
The Falkirk Wheel takes about as much energy as it would to boil about 8 kettles of water
What? WHAT? What? WHAAAT?
Wait isn’t that the thing from that movie with Jodie Foster and the aliens?
Apparently this is a real rotating boat lift from Scotland and according to the UK tourist website it is indeed so well balanced it actually takes only 1.5kWh of electricity per rotation and that makes me so happy.
Engineers are magicians.
i live in this town. why does a gif of a place that i live in have 14,500 notes wtf
It’s so frustrating when you’re like the only person who can see how evil and sneaky someone is and everyone else is like blind to it
trying to make a situation better but ending up making it worse like
When my mom gives me the phone to talk to my relatives
I was once put on the naughty step by an agency I freelanced for. Everyone in the building was working like Roman galley slaves, constantly under pressure, literally seven days a week, putting in stupid hours every day. It was great for my bank balance but family life took a major hit.
Me(healer): Excuse me Captain, can I ask how it was you became a giant wasp?
Monk: Gertie. You can’t just ask people why they’re giant wasps.
Me:…not even with a Diplomacy check?
(Captain wasn’t actually a giant wasp, it was just the mini the DM grabbed)