Coffee Can Drive You Mad

Two minor news stories that say a lot about the madness that “coffee” can trigger.
Following an accident, a lorry spilled its load of hundreds of “Nespresso” capsules on a French autoroute; several drivers then decided, despite the danger, to stop and pick up this unexpected “manna”…


A bar owner decided to offer a free coffee to anyone who had got vaccinated; he immediately started receiving death threats. We don’t yet know what motivated the author of these threats and, whether coffee or vaccine, at what dosage this kind of madness is likely to manifest…

https://www.capital.fr/economie-politique/suisse-un-restaurateur-menace-de-mort-pour-avoir-offert-le-cafe-aux-vaccines-1410401

https://www.capital.fr/economie-politique/haut-rhin-apres-un-accident-des-automobilistes-sarretent-pour-recuperer-des-capsules-de-cafe-1410393

https://www.thelocal.fr/20210723/video-french-drivers-pull-over-to-grab-coffee-after-capsule-spill/

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