An Explanation of the Incredible Design of British Power Plugs

London-based tinkerer Tom Scott explains the incredible design of standard British power plugs in his latest video. Specifically, Scott breaks down why the various features all combine to create a much safer design.

Yep, I’m going all patriotic again. And while I’m willing to bet that a good number of British folks know the first half of this video, there’s one thing about slack in here that I only just learned myself.