jtotheizzoe:

I stared at this GIF explaining how a four-stroke piston engine works for far longer than I care to admit.
One day you’ll have to explain to your kids that this is how we powered our cars. I imagine they’ll be all: “Whaaaa? You used the combustion of aerosolized dinosaur extractions to drive your car? The old days were weird, mom/dad.” (they will text you that of course, from their Google Glass).

jtotheizzoe:

I stared at this GIF explaining how a four-stroke piston engine works for far longer than I care to admit.

One day you’ll have to explain to your kids that this is how we powered our cars. I imagine they’ll be all: “Whaaaa? You used the combustion of aerosolized dinosaur extractions to drive your car? The old days were weird, mom/dad.” (they will text you that of course, from their Google Glass).

generalelectric:

Steam rises from the heated pad below a GEnx engine, following a nighttime ice test at GE Aviation in Winnipeg, Canada. Temperatures were around -20 degrees F.

generalelectric:

Steam rises from the heated pad below a GEnx engine, following a nighttime ice test at GE Aviation in Winnipeg, Canada. Temperatures were around -20 degrees F.

Feast your eyes on a rotary engine because fuck pistons

Feast your eyes on a rotary engine because fuck pistons

beautifullyengineered:

OS Giken TC16-C1 Engine

Speedhunters has just posted an article on this engine. Basically, OS Giken has created a 4-cylinder version of the Nissan L-series-based TC24-B1Z and it is every bit as beautiful as it’s big brother.

Check out the Speedhunters article here!

Dohc till I die

beautifullyengineered:

Ferrari Enzo Engine

Camshaft and oil pump drive system

fencehopping:

Melting aluminum with an electromagnet.

fencehopping:

Melting aluminum with an electromagnet.

actionables:

look at this picture

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when you see it, you cannot unsee it

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it’s a woman

PAINTED TO LOOK LIKE A PARROT

A WOMAN

it took me 5 minutes to find her

I WAS LIKE NO THAT’S NOT A WOMAN, THAT’S A PARROT