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Who discovered that a chain could work in place of a downspout ?

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  1. Mike Eskimo

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    And who discovered cheese?

    And who discovered yogurt of all things?
    Basically any involved dairy product?

    Does it just happen and somebody says “oh, I guess that works?

    I suppose I could choke that down a couple times a week…
     
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    Explain this chain thing. I’m curious. Never heard of that.
     
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    Rain chain
     
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    the same guy who figured out using a rag to save you from a recovery chain.
     
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    The dairy thing... probably a survival issue in the age before electricity.
    Someone was starving, there was old milk available, after a few days (or hours), it changed. Hunger is a powerful motivator. Same goes for any fermented food.

    Chain thing seems intuitive if you understand adhesion and the chemical properties of water. I had never seen that before, but it seems very logical now.
     
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    Looks like a good idea to me!
     
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    From my dumpy split level, I noticed that the "rain chain" is standard issue for aspirational houses.
     
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    I wonder if the Japanese have rain chains ?

    I think their general consensus on cheese is still :eek::confused::eek::confused:
     
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    You should love the gutters the downspout/chain hooks to. It only takes a few years for the gutters working with the rain trapped behind them to rot whatever they are hooked to! More work for you!
     
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    I'm just going to say this line from the article isn't accurate:

    The English have blood pudding. The Germans have blood sausage. I'm sure other 'Westerners' have similar items. Less than 1 generation back, it wasn't unheard of to collect the blood of a slaughtered animal, and later drink it. The difference of the Maasai is that they don't intend to slaughter the animal. I doubt this was unique to their culture 1000s of years ago.

    The reality is that grocery stores are making us so far removed from how food is processed that we have lost sight of what is consumable. We live on manufactured materials in boxes.
     
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    Would 1970s TV commercials lie? They assure me that it was discovered by old people living in Soviet Georgia:

     
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    Near. But that couldn't be more scripted....:)
     
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    I'm more concerned about the first person who thought (and tried!) to milk some other kind of animal and put the product in his mouth.

    "Let me diddle these squishy bits and eat whatever happens."

    They probably made an analogy from human mothers breastfeeding their babies (and saw livestock feeding their young this way), and by and large its worked out. But man, the thought process involved in being the first one to try it...
     
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    Of course it's scripted. Haven't you ever seen the program?
     
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