Hugh Jackman started his own coffee brand and foundation called “Laughing Man” after meeting a struggling coffee farmer in Ethiopia. His goal was to provide a marketplace for farmers in developing countries to sell their goods for a fair price. Jackman donates 100% of profits.
Early coffee shops in England were frequented by students, philosophers, and other intellectuals who engaged in reasoned debate on the latest issues of the day. The shops charge a penny for admission and were dubbed “Penny Universities” for the alternative form of education they offered.
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The earliest accounts of coffee drinking date back to 15th century Arabia. When coffee spread to Europe, some people called it a “Muslim drink” and wanted it banned, but it became widely accepted after the Pope tried a cup, liked it, and deemed it a Christian beverage.
Consuming too much coffee while under high amounts of stress can cause you to experience schizophrenic-like symptoms.
Consuming 70 cups of coffee, 13 consecutive shots of alcohol, 1.59 gallons of water, 85 chocolate bars, or 2 ground cherry pits is enough to kill you.