paul wheaton wrote:My understanding is that in england, "faggot" can be a stick or a cigarette.
Trace Oswald wrote:I was told that people used to teach not to drink from the hot water because "back in the day", lead pipes were sometimes used for water and hot water made more lead in the water.
Mike Jay wrote:If so, are you supposed to make soup starting with cold water?
Mike Jay wrote:Copper pots, tureens and other copper cookware would be suspect as well.
Graham Chiu wrote:But there is this http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/water/factsheet/com/copper.html
In addition, hot water dissolves copper more quickly than cold water; as a result, water to be used for drinking or cooking should not be drawn from the hot water tap.
Graham Chiu wrote:Also, why is copper always used? Is there better heat transfer to copper vs stainless steel?
S Bengi wrote:Yes copper is better than steel at transferring heat.
Greg Canicio wrote:what kind of solar panels are there most of out there?