“Nay, he needs a woman, not a girl. And Laoghaire will be a girl when she’s fifty." The grim old mouth twisted in something like a smile. "Ye may think I’ve lived in a stable all my life, but I had a wife as a woman, and I ken the difference verra weel.” The blue eye flashed as he made to get up. “So do you, lass.”
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.
Dream as if you’ll live forever; Live as if you’ll die today