How Stuff Works (50 GIFs)

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It is high time to use the Internet for something other than funny memes, cat videos and po… Pokémon, I was about to say Pokémon. We’re always surrounded by stuff. Unspecified things everywhere! The floor beneath your feet, the roof above your head, bricks in the walls, zipper in your pants, lock in your door and everything else around you has been manufactured one way or another. Yet we rarely stop and think “how condoms are made” or “how did they manage to squeeze the toothpaste inside the tube”. We just take it for granted and we’re missing out on a lot of cool things. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these GIF’s are bloody comic books!
If you’re still reading this, instead of frantically scrolling to see the next fascinating GIF, you probably want to know what awaits you ahead. It’s a hand-picked collection of 50 animated GIFs that will teach you a thing or two about stuff you’re surrounded with and shedding some light on how the world works.
Enjoy!

 

 

Oscillating fan
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Condoms
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Bullets
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Playing cards
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Street markings
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Ladybug flying
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Human face in a womb
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Snake venom + blood
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Laser tattoo removal
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Matches
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Camo painting helmets
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Slow-motion tattoo
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Wire hangers

Prepackaged sandwiches
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Ice cream sandwiches
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Surface tension in space

Bagels

Tumbler style lock
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How satellite solar panels fold

Laying undersea cables
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Sharpened pencils
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Stacking cotton bales

Pop-tarts
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Apple peeler 3000


Paperclips

Bullet splatting against a steel wall
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Pythagorean Theorem


Electrical impulses in the heart
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Spring
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Chain links
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Waffle cones
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Dog drinking
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Sewing machine

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Four-stroke combustion engine
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Mass producing gold chain
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Big Bird costume
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Pretzels
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Launching a ship
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Water wheel mill
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Camera stabilizer
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Shooting soccer ball at 50 MPH while driving 50 MPH
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Stepping on lava
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Pasta machine
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Coin sorter
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Stop motion animation


Drilling a square hole

Different color fire
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Wrapping hay bales
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Old Spice commercial

 

 

Lever style tumbler lock
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