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Sunday Pick: Coffee Facts – The Oatmeal

Cool facts about coffee.  Found on The Oatmeal dot com. Enjoy!

Mexican Coca-Cola vs. Regular Coca-Cola

Mexican Coke (aka “MexiCoke”) is Coca-Cola that is made and bottled in Mexico. It has become very popular in the United States because consumers claim...

Inventions: Kool-Aid

Kool-Aid was invented by Edwin Perkins in Hastings, Nebraska. Perkins liked to experiment with home-made concoctions in his mother’s kitchen and came up with a liquid...

Pepsi Cola Was Originally Called “Brad’s Drink”

First produced and sold in 1898, Pepsi Cola was initially called “Brad’s Drink”  and was introduced in New Bern, North Carolina by pharmacist Caleb Bradham....

Word Origins: Whisky

The word whiskey or whisky is the English equivalent of the Goidelic name (Irish: uisce beatha and Scottish Gaelic: uisge beatha) literally meaning “water of life”. Earlier anglicizations include usquebaugh, usquebea (1706)...

The Original 7Up Contained Lithium

7 Up was created by Charles Leiper Grigg, who launched his St. Louis-based company The Howdy Corporation in 1920. Grigg came up with the formula for...