How Weed Eaters Work (In Slow Motion)

This is pretty cool. If you’ve ever used a weed eater, it just seems to magically slice and dice grass and weeds.

The Smarter Every Day guys have taken a high-speed camera and slowed down the process giving you a look at what really happens when you chop weeds with your string trimmer.

It’s a fascinating look at a common, everyday machine that is way more complex on closer inspection. And way more fun too.