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This is a thread to show or say anything that most people might not realize realize, with respect to any topic/subject or idea. 

'Did U Know' that there is no water rotation in a drain when standing on the equator? 

 

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1 hour ago, Billy Z said:

This is a thread to show or say anything that most people might not realize realize, with respect to any topic/subject or idea. 

'Did U Know' that there is no water rotation in a drain when standing on the equator? 

 

Yep. And the ‘flat earthers’ really have fun with this one. 

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So the first post is a fraud already?

Water drains based on how it’s introduced to the system. The Coriolis Effect is too weak to act on a toilet or sink or whatever.

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This notion is is one of the most prominent scientific myths.

 

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On Twitter recently, I saw the following tweet:

 

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1 hour ago, iacas said:

So the first post is a fraud already?

Water drains based on how it’s introduced to the system. The Coriolis Effect is too weak to act on a toilet or sink or whatever.

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This notion is is one of the most prominent scientific myths.

 

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On Twitter recently, I saw the following tweet:

 

But he 'neutralized' the water each time before letting it drain!

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15 minutes ago, Billy Z said:

But he 'neutralized' the water each time before letting it drain!

No. It’s false.

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36 minutes ago, Billy Z said:

But he 'neutralized' the water each time before letting it drain!

Didn’t you read what Erik posted?

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Yes, and I find it amazing that is all Bs. At least now we know that such a phenomenon is not true. I will try to resurrect some Integrity in this thread by posting something legit maybe later.

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3 minutes ago, Billy Z said:

Yes, and I find it amazing that is all Bs. At least now we know that such a phenomenon is not true. I will try to resurrect some Integrity in this thread by posting something legit maybe later.

Well actually it was good overall. A common myth exposed. Always good to see one explained. I learned from TST that the whole ‘ Johnny Miller shot that final US OPEN round on a softened, easier course’ was total bs too.

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11 hours ago, iacas said:

So the first post is a fraud already?

Water drains based on how it’s introduced to the system. The Coriolis Effect is too weak to act on a toilet or sink or whatever.

coriolis.jpg

This notion is is one of the most prominent scientific myths.

 

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On Twitter recently, I saw the following tweet:

 

You beat me to it.

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21 minutes ago, ChetlovesMer said:

You beat me to it.

I’m perplexed that you know this, but not the correct form of “you’re” to use.

On 5/19/2021 at 10:58 AM, ChetlovesMer said:

Let's imagine your a tour pro who's just been offered a "whole bag sponsorship deal".

Your educational background sure is interesting 😜

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It still didn’t stop me from filling the sink in Sydney and testing it myself!😜

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29 minutes ago, billchao said:

I’m perplexed that you know this, but not the correct form of “you’re” to use.

Your educational background sure is interesting 😜

Ha, yeah. I also don't proof read. I just click supmit amd asume evary think goe to plan.

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1 hour ago, Vinsk said:

Well actually it was good overall. A common myth exposed. Always good to see one explained. I learned from TST that the whole ‘ Johnny Miller shot that final US OPEN round on a softened, easier course’ was total bs too.

Yes, thank you for your post. I'm not going to pretend I already knew that the op was bs, especially after posting it myself ;-). Actually, I thought it was real. Learn something every day! I promise to find a good next 'did u know'. We'll see! Thanks to Erik as well for bringing the truth to light! 

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Ok, my intention of this thread was to have the opportunity to talk about subjects that are somewhat of a phenomena, or situations that  many do not understand. (many subjects would fit that category for me:mellow:). The sky is the limit, so to speak, as long as it is acceptable to the forum rules. My original post was somewhat science/nature themed, so I thought I would continue with that idea, and have a worthy subject. So here it is, and 'they' are devastating, the apocalyptic-like fire tornado. Below, in the link attached, is some good footage and explanation of these destructive forces of nature:

 

 

 

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The word "alphabet" comes from the Greek words "alpha" and "beta"

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18 minutes ago, colin007 said:

The word "alphabet" comes from the Greek words "alpha" and "beta"

Which are actually letters :-)

Moving on .......Erik Anders Lang was married to Sia.

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1 hour ago, colin007 said:

The word "alphabet" comes from the Greek words "alpha" and "beta"

I didn't know that, but now that you mention it it does make sense!

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I think that most everybody knows that dimples aid in the flight of a golf ball, but do they realize the science behind it? The video attached gets a bit in depth of this science. Did you know:

 

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