Sunday, October 14, 2018

Weird Facts About Plumbing

While plumbing is not exactly a topic that many people give much thought to, except for plumbers of course, there are some astonishingly weird facts about the subject that you may enjoy reading about while you are waiting for the shop to install your boat plumbing fittings Newport Beach CA. Here are just a few for your entertainment:

1. Albert Einstein once announced that if he had to live his over again he would become a plumber. Because of this statement, he was made an Honorary Member of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Union.

2. Japan may have the most technologically-advanced toilets in the entire world. The toilets in that country are actually responsive to voice commands, including if someone yells fire.

3. One company actually spent over $100,000 to research if consumers placed toilet paper on the roller with the paper coming from above or below. Why they considered this information necessary is anyone's guess.

4. 9 out of 10 pharmaceutical drugs taken by humans are disposed of through the urine. Therefore, it only makes sense that the sewers are filled with a hodge-podge of medicines flooding through the water-filled pipes. This has even begun to affect sea life with fish being discovered that have measurable amounts of such prescription drugs like antidepressants and painkillers. Unfortunately, not even the best boat plumbing fittings Newport Beach CA can prevent the medicines disposed of on boats from seeping into lakes and oceans.

5. Ever wonder when the toilet is flushed the most? That would actually be during halftime of the Super Bowl. That's right, all of that food consumed during the game must hit people all at the same time.

Hopefully, these fun and weird facts about plumbing have been a joy to read. Pass them on to your friends for even more enjoyment.

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