Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in January 2012.

January 31
Keanu Reeves received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this date in 2005.
Your coffee is an excellent adventure at any speed.

January 30
On this date in 1847, Yerba Buena in California was renamed “San Francisco.”
Your coffee is a frijol buena.

January 27
The National Geographic Society was founded in Washington, D.C., on this date in 1888.
Your coffee wants a trademarked yellow border.

January 26
On this date in 1998, the President of the United States, William Clinton, appeared on national television to deny having sexual relations with a White House intern.
Your coffee knows what the meaning of “is” is.

January 25
The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame opened in Arlington, Texas, on this date in 2010.
Your coffee can spare a few minutes, but then has to split.

January 24
The United States Department of Homeland Security began operations on this date in 2003.
Your coffee does not feel safer.

January 23
On this date in 1985, O.J. Simpson was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Your coffee says, “D’oh!”

January 20
L.A. Thompson patented the roller-coaster on this date in 1885.
Your coffee also converts potential energy to kinetic energy.

January 19
On this date in 2006, the New Horizons space probe was launched on a voyage to Pluto.
Your coffee wants to probe all of Mickey Mouse’s pets.

January 18
Consider contacting your congressional representatives to protest the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation today.
Your coffee believes in an open Internet.

January 17
On this date in 1985, Leonard Nimoy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Your coffee serves the needs of the many as well as the needs of the one.

January 16
Members of an expedition led by Ernest Shackelton reached the magnetic South Pole on this date in 1909.
Your coffee is very attractive.

January 13
On this date in 1910, the first public radio broadcast took place from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
Your coffee wants to surf the wireless Hertzian waves.

January 12
The United States House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women voting rights on this date in 1915.
Your coffee wants to raise a question of privilege.

January 11
On this date in 1927, Louis B. Mayer announced the creation of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Your coffee is proud simply to have been nominated.

January 10
Time Warner announced an agreement to purchase AOL for $162 billion on this date in 2000.
Your coffee does not need any more free AOL coasters.

January 9
On this date in 1923, Juan de la Cierva made the first flight in an autogyro.
Your coffee makes a fine accompaniment to a lamb gyro.

January 6
The Ford Thunderbird received the Motor Trend Car of the Year Award for the second time in 29 years on this date in 1987.
Your coffee wants a turbocharged 2.3 L OHC 4-cylinder engine.

January 5
On this date in 1914, the Ford Motor Company announced an eight-hour workday and a $5-a-day minimum wage.
Your coffee wants two ten-minute breaks and a thirty-minute lunch break.

January 4
Sir Isaac Newton was born on this date in 1643.
Your coffee helps you transcend the law of inertia.

January 3
On this date in 1888, Marvin C. Stone patented the drinking straw.
Your coffee wants a sippy cup.

January 2
At a meeting of the Académie des Sciences in Paris on this day in 1860, the discovery of the planet Vulcan was announced.
Your coffee wants you to live long and prosper.