Australians are disgusted to learn that Americans don’t use electric kettles

The latest cultural difference to take the internet by storm – Americans don’t use electric kettles and the Australians are finding this hard to believe. https://twitter.com/LucyXIV/status/839418325947994112

So what do they use instead of an electric kettle? Well…

Stunned disbelief followed this revelation.

There are also other ways…

In summary: US homes get 120-volts of power to sockets, whereas Australia (and most of Europe) gets around 240-volts. This is because we are civilised, powerful countries. It might also explain why this keep happening:

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