• 15 (ish) Things Worth Knowing! Starting With... Posted on February 28, 2014

    15 (ish) Things Worth Knowing! Starting With... Dancing goats - Legend has it... Ethiopian shepherds first noticed the effects of caffeine when they saw their goats appearing to become frisky and 'dance' after eating coffee berries.

    Originally, coffee was eaten. African tribes mixed coffee berries with fat which formed edible energy balls!

    The rise of Islam contributed greatly to the popularity of coffee. The religion prohibited drinking alcohol, but coffee was considered an acceptable drink.

    All coffee in the world grows in the coffee belt (The 'bean belt' is the area between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn). Hawaii is the only state in US that grows coffee...

    Still interested in knowing more? ...

    Go here: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/coffee

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