Occasionally, I find myself with a bit too much idle wetware. When this happens, I find myself occupying the unused electrical impulsed in strange ways.
I wonder what was going through the mind of the very first person too look at the būnnu berry and say to himself:
"I bet that if I
"a) Pluck the seed out of that berry
"b) Ferment it
"c) Hose it down with fresh water to remove the fermentation residue
"d) Let it dry out
"e) Heat it up until I like the smell
"f) Crush it, and,
"g) Steep the crushed remains it in hot water
"It will create a stimulating and tasty beverage that I can use to further my plans of World Domination™"
And yet, somebody did just that. And viola, the very first Starbucks® was born. Except that in 9th century Ethiopia where this all started, it was probably called Asnakes®, which roughly translates as 'I win!'