Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Facts About Coffee - strangefacts

  • The odds are 8 out of 10 (80%) that you are dependent on coffee or soda for that caffeine every day
  • A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee
  • President Theodore Roosevelt was the first to announce to the world that Maxwell House coffee is "Good to the last drop."
  • A person would have to drink more than 12 cups of hot cocoa to equal the amount of caffeine found in one cup of coffee
  • If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee
  • The world's most expensive coffee is called Kopi Luwak. It costs $130 a pound
  • Seniors who drink a cup of coffee before a memory test score higher than those who drink a cup of decaffeinated coffee
  • Women who drink more than two cups of coffee a day have a higher chance of developing osteoporosis
  • Americans drink over a billion pounds of coffee every year and around five million bottles of soda
  • Chinese President Hu Jintao loves Starbucks coffee
  • Australians consume 60% more coffee than tea
  • Over 5 million people in Brazil are employed by the coffee trade. Most of those are involved with the cultivation and harvesting of more than 3 billion coffee plants
  • The coffee filter was invented in 1908 by a German homemaker, Melitta Benz, when she lined a tin cup with blotter paper to filter the coffee grinds
  • Caesars Palace serves over 427 pounds of coffee each day and pours more than 3,000 ounces of orange juice every 24 hours
  • Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee and voltaire drank between 50 and 65 cups of coffee every day
  • Centuries ago, men were told that effects of coffee wold make them sterile
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