Everything may be run by computers these days, but we're still a world running on motors. They're in our cars, lawnmowers, appliances and toothbrushes. When you add it up, how much horsepower do you own?
Because I have no lawn, the amount of HP currently in my family's name is impressively low. If you add in the two cars in our family and our appliances you get: Honda Civic (115 HP) + Volvo 240 (107 HP) + Appliances (1.6 HP) we have 223.6 HP with everything. Together we have less horsepower than most mid-level luxury cars. SPEED! SPEED! SPEED!
Please, embarrass me.
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