Jul 23, 2001

"Curtains are sucked into the shower because water droplets decelerate under the influence of aerodynamic drag, transferring energy to the bathtub's air, which begins to twist like a miniature hurricane turned on its side. As in the eye of a hurricane, the pressure in the center of this disturbance is low, pulling on the shower curtain." How to Avoid Being Attacked in the Shower from what is essentially a New York Times Weblog.

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