The ancient Greeks were the first people to have showers. The first mechanical shower, operated via a hand pump, was patented in England in 1767 by William Feetham, a stove maker from Ludgate Hill in London. His shower contraption used a pump to force the water into a vessel above the user’s head and a chain would then be pulled to release the water from the vessel. Now, you can have a shower built with heat-sensitive tiles that change color. Continue reading for more.