Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in December 2013.

December 31
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans were married on this date in 1947.
Your coffee was happy to see them finally pull the trigger.

December 30
On this date in 1919, the first female bar student was admitted to Lincoln’s Inn in London.
Your coffee wants to be recorded in the black books.

December 27
“Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” premiered in London on this date in 1904.
Your coffee can be located by going second to the right, and straight on till morning.

December 26
On this date in 1963, The Beatles released “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “I Saw Her Standing There” in the United States.
The way your coffee tastes is way beyond compare.

December 25
Rod Serling was born on this date in 1924.
Your coffee wants to journey in a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination.

December 24
On this date in 1955, NORAD first began tracking the progress of Santa Claus on his holiday rounds.
Your coffee wants to see the NSA’s metadata on Santa.

December 23
The Disney-produced movie adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was released on this date in 1954.
Your coffee wants to find Nemo.

December 20
“It’s a Wonderful Life” was released on this date in 1946.
Your coffee wants a condo in Bedford Falls.

December 19
On this date in 1998, U.S. President Bill Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives.
Your coffee’s rich robust flavor is unimpeachable.

December 18
Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” premiered in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on this date in 1892.
Your coffee enjoys an Arabian dance as a divertissement.

December 17
On this date in 1938, Otto Hahn discovered nuclear fission in uranium.
Your coffee wants a radium-barium-mesothorium-fractionation.

December 16
Beatrix Potter privately published the first edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit on this date in 1901.
Your coffee doesn’t want any pie from Mrs. McGregor.

December 13
On this date in 1642 Dutch navigator Abel Tasman discovered New Zealand, much to the relief of the native Maoris who heretofore had no idea where they were.
Your coffee wants to smoke some Longbottom Leaf with a hobbit.

December 12
Sir Christopher Cockerell patented the hovercraft on this date in 1955.
Your coffee wants a momentum curtain.

December 11
On this date in 2008, financier Bernie Madoff was arrested on charges of stock fraud.
Your coffee has an investment portfolio of magic beans.

December 10
Selma Lagerlöf became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature on this date in 1909.
Your coffee wants a webzine edition of Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige.

December 9
On this date in 1968 Douglas Englebart gave “The Mother of All Demos” in which he demonstrated a computer mouse, a bit-mapped display, and hypertext.
Your coffee wants a frame buffer.

December 6
Vladimir Nabokov completed writing his novel Lolita on this date in 1953.
Your coffee wants to take a trip of three steps down the palate.

December 5
On this date in 1932 German-born physicist Albert Einstein was granted a United States visa.
Your coffee thinks a Discover card would have been more appropriate.

December 4
The space probe Pioneer 10 made its closest approach to Jupiter on this date in 1973.
Your coffee wants a quadraspherical plasma analyzer.