Read Up On It For February 1st, 2013

Vin Mariani, Cola’s boozier ancestor

  • Remember when you were a kid and someone told you how Coke used to have cocaine in it? The Atlantic tells the backstory. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, indeed.
  • And finally, a great little mini-documentary about coffee culture, and the desire for the perfect cup, from The Thrash Lab