News TRENDING

    Aussies are shookt after finding out Americans don’t use kettles

    As it turns out, strict gun laws and dangerous wildlife aren’t the only things that make Australia culturally different from America.

    Aussie comedian Lucy Valentine recently made a shocking discovery about Americans: they don’t use electric kettles. While using the device in heating water is commonplace in Australia, it apparently isn’t in the USA.

    I guess you could say this bit of news got everyone boiling over on Twitter.

    Some couldn’t believe the savagery that is heating water using a microwave. Others thought Americans got the water boiling by doing what they do best.

    The explanation for this phenomenon lies in the difference in voltage between households. While Australia and the UK use 240-volts of power, the US uses 120-volts, making it longer for Americans to boil their water.

    Plus, they generally prefer coffee over tea, so most households have a standalone coffee machine rather than a standalone electric kettle.

    Still no explanation, though, on why they have Donald Trump as their president.

    Via The Huffington Post

    About the author

    Inigo is a writer and graphic designer from Manila, Philippines. He is a soldier of love who will carry you on his strong back of awesomeness when the zombie apocalypse arrives.

    Videos from E MINOR TV

    Recorded a cool, fun, funny, or inspiring video (or even better, all of the above!) that you'd love to have more people see? Well, we'd like to see it. And if we dig it, we'll turn it into a Found At E Minor (FAEM) video for our Facebook audience to enjoy. Check out this awesome recent example and submit your videos here!
    Want to work for Lost At E Minor? We're on the hunt for talented and enthusiastic creatives to join our video team. If you think you have what it takes to produce videos for Lost at E Minor, get in contact.

    Leave a comment

    Comments (1)

      Wendy Carroll

      Wednesday 15 March 2017

      Sometimes someone comments and you think I’d like to meet this person. I like the cut of your jib…. and thomas violence’s tweet, ‘fuck me rigid with the king’s corpse’ did it for me.

      Reply