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16 facts tagged with Coffee Facts
Dunkin' Donuts in South Korea started spraying coffee aroma into public buses every time their jingle played. Coffee sales increased 29%.
Free Russian Coffee Houses
There are coffee houses in Russia where food and drink are free, but you pay for time.
Starbucks uses round tables to make solo coffee drinkers feel less alone.
Coffee comes from an edible fruit. The coffee cherry is sweet and tastes like watermelon, rosewater, and hibiscus all at once.
There is a cup of coffee in every scene of the movie Fight Club.
In 1943, a Pan Am Airline chef snuck whiskey into passengers' coffee to warm them up on a winter flight. When asked what kind of coffee they were being served, he improvised "Irish Coffee," creating the now-famous cocktail.
The first webcam was used in 1991 by Cambridge researchers for checking the coffee pot without leaving their desks.
McDonald's did away with its spoon-shaped coffee stirrers because people were using them as cocaine spoons.