I Am Bored

Loads of viral videos, games, memes, lists and social networking for when you're bored. Updated every day, so visit often.
Latest Popular Most Bookmarked Most Emailed Top Rated My Favorites Random Chat
All Games Funny Entertainment Quizzes Weird Tech Lifestyle, Arts & Lit. News & Politics Science Sports Misc
T-Shirts   Submit Content  

How Does Water Drain At The Equator?

I`d always thought this was an old wives tale. Well, here`s proof that it`s true.

submitted by: gary8162
< Back Next >
How Does Water Drain At The Equator?. I`d always thought this was an old wives tale. Well, here`s proof that it`s true.
+ Add to Favs
Hits: 10292 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 3 | Rating: 2.1 | Category: Entertainment | Date: 04/07/2012
 popular today
20 Times TL;DR Wikipedia Nailed It [Pix] Can`t say I disagree with any of these... get the hammer, they nailed it.
That`s What She Said: Level 1000 [Pic] And it`s mostly true! `Mostly`...
Oh Please Put Your Dress Back Down [Gif] She`s Angry - Now I`m Blind! [NSFW] [NSFL]
Everyone Looks When You Wear A Lacy Bra [Pic] Catches EVERYONE`S attention and makes you feel so good about yourself when you dress up a little.
Miley Cyrus Loves Her Fans A Little Too Much [Pix] How touching. Literally. Thats a lot of touching going on.
More Comments >

Male, 18-29, Europe
 3 Posts
Monday, April 9, 2012 5:14:20 AM
this is such crap, nothing to do with the Coriolis effect, when he pours the water in the left side the water spins clockwise, when he pours it in the right it spins anti clockwise, it looks like it was standing ready on the equator, which could have given the water time to settle, so that it drained straight out, nothing to do with its position on the earth.....

Male, 30-39, Europe
 1218 Posts
Monday, April 9, 2012 1:55:36 AM

So your idiot school teacher when you were 8 is brighter than my meteorology instructor? This is fake. I have personally seen two sinks, side-by-side, draining opposite ways at about 51 degrees North, when I worked in an hotel.

The Coriolis effect does not influence bodies of fluid that size significantly. Near the equator the Coriolis effect is weak anyway, and immediately either side of the equator it is the same direction, clockwise as the radius of the Earth is NOT greatest at the Equator.

I worry for your future.

Male, 30-39, Australia
 204 Posts
Monday, April 9, 2012 12:29:45 AM
OMFG!PLEASE tell me you guys are trolling.
I honestly thought every schoolkid learned this stuff at about year 8. I know I did.
It IS caused by the coriolis effect.I suddenly feel worried for the future.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 590 Posts
Sunday, April 8, 2012 1:59:22 PM
f*ck that bullsh*t i uploaded this the other day what the actual butt nugget is this bull crap.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 4 Posts
Sunday, April 8, 2012 9:34:17 AM
The best part of the video is when the girl trips over the equator line.

More Comments >

Bored | Suggest a Link | Contact I Am Bored | About I Am Bored | Link to I Am Bored | Live Submission | Privacy | TOS | Ad Choices | Copyright Policy |
© 2014 Demand Media, Inc. All rights reserved.