They wouldn’t say it if it wasn’t true

Published on April 2nd, 2020

We all learned in school that water goes down a drain clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and just the opposite in the Southern Hemisphere. But have you ever seen it?

More so, do you know what happens while directly on the equator?

The equator line passes through Africa where a video shows precisely how the earth’s rotational force works, even just a few feet apart. To watch, click here.

Editor’s note: We received plenty of emails on this post, and while they all accuse us of misstating the impact of the Coriolis effect (which we didn’t state), we did perpetuate a myth we had been taught in school.  For more on this, click here.

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