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Why All The Power Plant Pr0n This Week?

For the less-than-observant among you, dear readers, I have posted a string of articles about power plants this week. Why? What was the impetus given my general distrust of electricity? Well, this last weekend I finally got power back to my garage. You see, shortly after I bought my house the garage circuit […]

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The First Power Station

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If you’ve ever been to Germany, you probably visited one or more palaces. These incredible homes with gardens that seemingly stretch on forever show how rich of a history Germany has. One of these palaces made history in 1878 when it had the world’s first power station.

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Great Scams in History

All New Electric Car!

Tesla. Fisker. Electric Car Co. of California, Inc. One of these is not like the other.

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Great Scams in History

Electrical Gibberish

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This is what electrical engineering looks like to me. In fact, electricity is about as trustworthy and as full of black magic as a gyrocopter. It can’t be trusted, and even electrical engineers don’t fully understand what’s going on inside the wire. Mostly, it’s just hell-induced gibberish. I’m not alone. Reader Batshitbox sent the video after the jump with a tip to turn on the closed captioning for what electricity sounds like to us mechanical, non-voodoo types. I bet if you play it backwards it sends subliminal messages to your brain and causes you to commit your soul to Satan.

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