We take a lot of the simple things in life for granted. When we should be chalking up how simple technologies work to science or mechanical doodads or scientific mechanical doodads, we just say it's all magic so we don't have to bother learning that shit.

Well we're here to help you philistines out with some pretty pictures of the pretty cool functions that go down when everyday technology is at work. You're welcome.

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Entry by CZM

Technically, you can't make cold... A fridge is actually removing heat, then pumping it out the back. It does this using physics trickery on a refri
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