Fascinating. And makes you wonder how many other historical artifacts are recycled in plain sight.
From the NY Times: The First Global Terrorists Were Anarchists in the 1890s
The US is the land of roadside attractions. One of those was the, short-lived, Presidents Park in Virginia; an open-air park where visitors could amble among giant presidents’ heads.
Coffee, once you step outside the world of simply drinking it and start actually tasting it, is a world of many descriptors. I have always associated certain Kenyan coffees with a typical blackcurrant taste, never realising that they referred to it with a different fruit on the other side of the atlantic. Peter Giuliano explains the historical and botanical reason for this split.