Tom Scott

climbing wind turbine

Have you ever seen a wind turbine and wondered how in the world people keep them in good condition? Well, simple: they climb the dang things. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWSckm8zTc8&ab_channel=TomScott A few months ago, Tom Scott climbed one of Octopus Energy’s wind turbines in the UK. This wasn’t a luxury trip, however. After climbing the 50-meter tall ladder…

human centrifuge

Even with the human body’s natural ability to adapt, we aren’t exactly made to withstand too much g-force. You can chalk this up to humans’ inability to fly or run at supersonic speeds. So, why do some folks even bother going to high-G training? Well, it’s to up their g-tolerance before getting in an aircraft.…