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Windows 7: Pre-Columbian Americas enjoyed water pressure

11 May 2010   #1
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 
Pre-Columbian Americas enjoyed water pressure

Pre-Columbian Americas enjoyed water pressure


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Until recently, it was thought that hydrodynamic systems used to provide water pressure were brought to the new world by Spanish explorers. A new discovery in the Mayan city of Palenque appears to demonstrate that pre-Columbian civilizations enjoyed the benefits of positive water pressure long before the Spanish "introduced" them to the concept. What remains unknown, however, is what this system was used for and how it was used.
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Interesting indeed what our ancestors have come up with. It always amazes me that they were so smart and inventive.

~Lordbob
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12 May 2010   #2
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

The "Dark Ages" in Europe are interesting I think. In Britain we had a Roman occupation that lasted about a hundred years. They bought baths, toilets etc., the ruins of which are still there.
They left as the Roman Empire collapsed and the Brits forgot all about baths over the next few generations and started throwing their sewage out of the window!
Never really understood that
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