Coffee aficionados will love this post from Mental Floss. It features 16 Quick Coffee Facts for National Coffee Day that can be shared with your fellow imbibers next time you visit the local Starbucks.
For example, did you know that Finland leads the world in per capita coffee consumption or that Sweden once tried to ban not only coffee, but coffee paraphernalia like cups and saucers? Or would it come as a surprise to learn that instant coffee made its first appearance in England in 1771 or that one day coffee might fuel, not just you but your car?
And by the way, according to this post “the “Oldest Cat Ever”—a 38-year-old kitty named Creme Puff—drank coffee every morning of her furry little life.”