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Whirlpool is all about telling stories from around the world, and sometimes those stories include scenes from movies. Did you see The Lego Movie? Great! Did you see the part where Batman saves the day by becoming a brick? Not so great... But what do you know, someone else saw that too, and they've written about it here: http://www'thetwelvemonthswriteblog.com/2014/02/24/the-lego-movie-scene-where-batman-becomes-a-brick/. You can read about it here if you'd like - maybe it'll help you write better stories of your own.
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Whirlpools are extremely hazardous and can result in drowning. Whirlpools, despite their danger, are a fascinating natural phenomena. Many people love seeing powerful tidal waves whirl away from the safety of shore. However, this same force can also create deadly tornadoes at sea.
When water flows into a low spot or depression in land, it gathers into a hollow shell called a "cavity". As more water enters the cavity, it grows in size until it reaches the level where there's no more room inside, then it spills out over the sides to form a tidal wave. This happens even on small streams when the volume of water entering the channel exceeds that flowing out. The wave that results is called a "whirlpool".
A whirlpool is one example of a vortex. A vortex is a rotating flow pattern that occurs when a fluid moves around an object such as a bone or stone. In a vortex, the moving fluid takes on the shape of a ring. If you watch water swirling around a drain cover or other hole in the ground, you have seen examples of vortices. Vortices can be beneficial because they help move fluids through pipes, but they can also be harmful because they can cause objects to be sucked into them.
A whirlpool is a spinning mass of water generated when two opposing currents collide. Whirlpools may arise in any moving body of water, from creeks and streams to rivers and oceans. Even the whirling water created when a sink or bath stopper is removed qualifies as a whirlpool.
The most common cause of whirlpools is the collision of two currents of different strengths or directions. This can happen where there are strong winds near the surface of a lake or stream, or where there are underwater cliffs or banks. It can also occur where there is only one current but it flows very fast such as over a waterfall or into a deep hole.
Where these collisions occur at low depths (less than 1/4 of the water's depth), then the resulting vortex will be stable and persistent. At greater depths it becomes unstable and periodic.
Whirlpools have several important effects on boats. First, they can cause vessels to lose control if they get caught in them. They can also dramatically increase the speed of boats through open waters, which is why motorboats tend to generate them more often than sailboats. Finally, whirlpools can be useful for steering ships, especially small craft, in narrow channels. The vortex at their center acts like a brake, slowing down the boat until it is out of the channel.
A whirlpool is a body of swirling water caused by opposing currents or by a current colliding with an object. A whirlpool with a downdraft is referred to as a vortex. Tides frequently generate whirlpools in narrow maritime gaps with rapid moving water. Swimming into or through one is dangerous because you cannot see what is on the other side.
Whirlpools can form in lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers. They are also common in oceans where tides cause water to flow in and out at different rates. When waves crash against a shoreline, they create whirlpools that can drag objects along the ground. Whirlpools can be very destructive; in fact, they are often the cause of shipwrecks.
Water flows into the center of a whirlpool and creates a low pressure area. This is why there is usually a spot in a whirlpool where the water is going down. The rotating motion of the water causes any particles in the water to spiral toward the center. This is why people have been sucked underwater by whirlpools; they are trapped by the spinning action of the water.
The name "whirlpool" comes from the way the water spins when it enters the center of the vortex. The faster the water moves, the more quickly it will spin.