Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in March 2008.

March 31
Today is René Descartes birthday.
Your coffee's philosophy: you drink, therefore you are.

March 28
In 1979 on this date, a partial core meltdown occurred at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Your coffee is hot -- but not THAT hot.

March 27
Viagra was approved as an erectile dysfunction treatment by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on this day in 1998.
Your coffee helps you stay up.

March 26
At the British Royal Signals and Radar Establishment on this day in 1976, Queen Elizabeth II sent the first royal email.
Your coffee wants a spam filter.

March 25
On this day in 1957, U.S. Customs agents seized copies of Allen Ginsberg's poem, "Howl," labeling it as "obscene."
You coffee saw the best minds of its generation destroyed by decaf.

March 24
The Exxon-Valdez oil spill occurred in Alaska on this day in 1989.
Your coffee recommends a no-spill mug.

March 21
The Moondog Coronation Ball, the first major rock and roll concert, was held in Cleveland on this day in 1952.
Your coffee can rock around the clock.

March 20
Today is Spike Lee's birthday.
Do the right thing and have some mo' better coffee. You've gotta have it.

March 19
On this day in 1918 the U.S. Congress voted to approve Daylight Savings Time.
In order to spring ahead, you might need an extra cup.

March 18
Aleksei Leonov became the first human to perform a spacewalk on this day in 1965.
Your coffee is at the end of its tether.

March 17
The rubber band was patented on this day in 1845.
Your coffee helps you hold it together.

March 14
Today is Albert Einstein's birthday.
The "c" in "E=mc2" stands for "coffee."

March 13
Astronomer William Herschel first saw Uranus on this day in 1781.
Your coffee can't say that out loud, either.

March 12
On this day in 2002, a color-coded system for terror warnings was announced by U.S. homeland security chief, Tom Ridge.
Your coffee is currently at threat-level mocha.

March 11
British baker Henry Jones invented self-raising flour on this day in 1845.
Your coffee needs a scone.

March 10
On this day in 1977, astronomers discovered rings around Uranus.
Your coffee is too embarrassed to say that out loud.

March 7
Apple, Inc., was granted a patent for the iPod on this day in 2006.
Your coffee wants its own podcast.

March 6
On this day in 1899, Felix Hoffman and Hermann Dreser patented aspirin.
Your coffee knows a better way to cure a caffeine headache.

March 5
The Voyager 1 spacecraft made its closest approach to Jupiter on this day in 1979.
Your coffee comes in peace for all mankind.

March 4
Today is composer Antonio Vivaldi's birthday.
Your coffee is excellent through each of the four seasons.

March 3
On this day in 1845, the United States Congress overrode a presidential veto for the first time.
Your coffee passes by acclamation.