Project: Home — What's the point of rain gutters?

With the rain bearing down on us recently, I thought it might be appropriate to talk about an exterior home feature that incorporates rain.
What’s the point of rain gutters on a home? Nearly every home has them, and they’re so popular they even have their own Facebook page.
So, what gives?
To find out more, read the article here
https://www.chicoer.com/article/zz/20121130/NEWS/121139996