11 GIFs that explain (seemingly) simple things

These may or may not help in the advancement of life, but I bet you can't stop watching them. 


How popcorn is made:



How a cheetah runs and uses its tail for stability:

Now that is cool. Kinda makes me wish I had a tail. 


How locks work: 

Or, just pound screw driver in. 


How a dandelion spreads its seeds:

Question. Does this happen in a single day? Because the sky never changes. 


How a sowing machine works:

I've sincerely always wondered about this. 


How a dog drinks water:

And this.

How vines find support:

For some reason, this is super cool to me.


How a trumpet works:

So simple. Yet, Miles Davis makes it seem so incredibly complicated. 


How the Pythagorean Theorem works:

Oh . . . I still don't get it.


How to visualize and explain the value of pi

Finally. Math makes a little bit of sense.


How the gladiator spider hunts:

This is quite simply the most terrifying thing I've ever seen. Ever. Thank the Lord spiders don't fly, or hunt in packs, or scream wildly whenever they catch their prey. 


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