Why do public toilets flush so much more forcefully than the ones at home?
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Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have fruit in your house to have fruit flies. All you need is fermenting organic matter that remains wet or moist. Most likely, that’s going to mean drains–sinks, showers, etc. In particular, fruit flies tend to breed in slow-moving or seldom-used drains in which a layer of slime has built up.