TIL a biochemist compared the water quality of several public pools in New York with the pool of a high-end Manhattan hotel charging $700/room. The public pools were clean, the hotel pool tested positive for coliform bacteria, indicating possible fecal contamination

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  1. The public pool has a caretaker who probably has a daily list of chores that needs to be done and checked off as well as documented. The private pool only gets cleaned when it’s “dirty”.

  2. Good ole charging rooms – plenty of outlets, dongles, micro-USB cords, European adapters, fancy Samsung charging pads that have cool LED patterns, etc.

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