How Keys Work [Gif]

If you ever wondered what a key does when it gets inside a lock then wonder no longer: this animated Gif explains everything with glorious simplicity. Yes, it is obvious – and a lot of people have some idea of what is going on, but seeing the process in action with a cutaway lock ties all of the concepts together to create a perfect “of course” moment. [Source via Gizmodo]


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C.S. Magor is the editor-in-chief and reporter at large for Uberreview and We Interrupt. He currently resides in a sleepy basin town in the Japanese countryside - where both his bank balance and the lack of space in his home are testament to his addiction to all things shiny.

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