Friday Fun: The Fact of the Matter… Part 2
The Fact: Worcestershire sauce is made from dissolved fish The popular English sauce, is made from dissolved anchovies. The anchovies are soaked in vinegar until they have completely melted. The sauce contains the bones and all.

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The Fact: The Popsicle was invented by an 11 year who kept it secret for 18 years. The inventor was Frank Epperson who, in 1905, left a mixture of powdered soda and water out on the porch, which contained a stir stick. That night, temperatures in San Francisco reached a record low. When he woke the next morning, he discovered that it had frozen to the stir stick, creating a fruit flavored ice treat that he named the “epsicle”. Eighteen years later he patented it and called it a Popsicle.

The Fact: The most expensive coffee in the world comes from civet poop Kopi Luwak are coffee beans that come from Civet (a cat sized mammal) feces. The animals gorge on only the finest ripe berries, and excrete the partially-digested beans, which are then harvested for sale. Kopi Luwak is the most expensive coffee in the world, selling for between $120 and $600 USD per pound, and is sold mainly in Japan and the United States, but it is increasingly becoming available elsewhere. Our question is: who discovered that it tasted good?