Friday, May 23, 2008

Coffee facts.

—Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world.
—Coffee is naturally a no-calorie beverage.
—Dark-roast coffee has less caffeine than lighter roasts.
—A cup of tea can contain as much caffeine as a cup of coffee.
—Caffeine increases the effect of some painkillers, especially aspirin and paracetamol.

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Monday, May 12, 2008

A common misconception.

A common misconception about cattle (particularly bulls) is that they are enraged by the color red (something provocative is often said to be "like a red rag to a bull"). This is incorrect, as cattle are red-green color-blind.

Another popular misconception — the Ostrich is famous for hiding its head in the sand at the first sign of danger.