I’ve spent the past couple of days asking several hundred Grindr users in Edinburgh whether they believe Scotland should be an independent country. Replies were of variable quality. Here is a representative sample:
Okay, this is really important.
this is much needed right now in the midst of everything else we’ve been doing in solidarity for mike - let’s not forget how Black, disabled folks are also targets, especially those with autism, due to behaviors cops love to read as “aggressive”, on top of their racism.
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
GIANT BUNNY! :D:D:D:D
And the gallery is here.
photos by mike hollingshead in oklahoma of mammatus clouds, which are formed when air laden with big water droplets is carried to the top of a thunderstorm cloud whose altitude is cold enough to freeze the water droplets. the resulting crystals sink back down towards earth, collecting at the base of the cloud before they have time to evaporate. mammatus clouds are usually only stable for a few minutes. (see also: previous cloud posts)
Jim Dingilian proves that a creative and skillful artist can create works of art with just about anything. By coating the interior of empty glass bottles with black smoke and then carefully brushing it away with tools mounted on dowels, he creates detailed and beautiful but dark works of smoke art that are dripping with a sense of suburban decay (via Bored Panda).
are you shitting me
Bought a Bart Simpson piggy bank at Goodwill. This sad note was inside.
The Streets of San Francisco pt. 1 of 3
When you drive in San Francisco there are some streets built on hill tops that you can’t see over or down. You have to hope no one or no car is in your way once you pass the apex. This is what it looks like going over the hill. There is a good 10-20 feet you can’t see in front of you. Good luck!
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