logo

English
                 

He Drank 47 Cups of Coffee a Day. What Happened Was Beyond Amazing

September 9, 2019 Author: Unknown

 

 

Ever wonder what would happen if you drank WAY more coffee than you do today? Well, it turns out there's this guy who drank the equivalent of around

 

Ever wonder what would happen if you drank WAY more coffee than you do today? Well, it turns out there’s this guy who drank the equivalent of around 47 cups a day (Americano) for almost 25 years. That’s about 6 gallons a day or cumulatively enough coffee to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool.

 

Since consuming 6 gallons a day of any liquid would kill you, he drank his coffee in the form of super-strong espresso, thus significantly cutting down the volume but not the potency. (He also chewed raw coffee grounds when he needed an extra energy burst.)

 

Now, you’d think that anybody consuming such an insane amount of coffee would get the jitters to the point that they’d be walking around on the ceiling like a gecko. What actually happened, though, was far more amazing.

 

While on world’s hugest coffee buzz, Honore de Balzac wrote 47 novels, 12 novellas, 18 short stories, and 8 plays. Balzac also created the world’s first continuing series with character crossovers–the model for all genre fiction. You think Stan Lee created a lot of heroes and villains? Well, Balzac invented and juggled 2,472 named characters.

 

Even more amazingly, Balzac created this mass of intellectual property without using a computer or even a typewriter. Or even a sharpie. No, that huge creative output came out of a hand-cut quill pen. And the writing wasn’t fluff. Quite the contrary, Balzac is widely considered the most influential novelist of all time.

 

So, we’d all like to be that creative, right? Well, before you order 12 espresso machines on Amazon, be forewarned that–despite the salutary effect it apparently had on Balzac– drinking THAT MUCH coffee is really bad idea. While you probably wouldn’t get caffeine poisoning, you’d definitely end up with sleep problems and probably some kind of nervous exhaustion.

 

On the other hand, you might want to step up your game a vit. According to multiple studies, you get the greatest benefit from coffee if you drink between 6 and 8 cups a day, or roughly a quart brewed “Americano.” So most people, sadly, probably aren’t drinking enough. Bottoms up!

The opinions expressed here by Inc.com columnists are their own, not those of Inc.com.

 

This article is from Inc.com, Copied by SNUMA WM - 9-10-2019

 

No. Subject Date Author Last Update Views
Notice How to write your comments onto a webpage [2] 2016.07.07 운영자 2016.11.20 609
Notice How to Upload Pictures in webpages 2016.07.07 운영자 2018.10.19 805
Notice How to use Rich Text Editor [3] 2016.06.28 운영자 2018.10.19 856
Notice How to Write a Webpage [1] 2016.06.28 운영자 2018.10.19 452
6572 Dirty Water in Flint caused Legionnaire’s disease new 2019.09.14 온기철*71 2019.09.14 4
6571 반 문재인 운동 [1] new 2019.09.14 운영자 2019.09.14 8
6570 [위대한 한국] 4. 세계 최 첨단의 "5G" [1] new 2019.09.14 운영자 2019.09.14 7
6569 1987년 한국대선 CIA 보고서 update 2019.09.13 온기철*71 2019.09.14 17
6568 Greta Thunberg [7] update 2019.09.13 이한중*65 2019.09.14 22
6567 삼성 이병철 회장의 도꾜 선언 [1] 2019.09.12 운영자 2019.09.12 29
6566 [위대한 한국] 3. 일본을 제치고 세계일위의 반도체 생산 국가 [1] 2019.09.12 운영자 2019.09.12 23
6565 중공군 포로 미군 Schlichter 상사의 귀국 [1] 2019.09.12 온기철*71 2019.09.13 15
6564 Lighter Side of Life, Posing with Sculptures [4] 2019.09.12 운영자 2019.09.14 36
6563 사카모토 료마 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 2019.09.11 온기철*71 2019.09.11 17
6562 [위대한 한국] 2. The best shipbuilder of Icebreakers [5] 2019.09.11 운영자 2019.09.12 34
6561 [PGA] 임성재, 아시아 국적 선수 최초로 PGA 투어 신인상 수상 [3] 2019.09.11 황규정*65 2019.09.13 10
6560 [위대한 한국] 1. 세계 최강의 LNG Shipbuilding [2] 2019.09.11 운영자 2019.09.13 19
6559 18th Anniversary of 9/11 [2] 2019.09.11 이한중*65 2019.09.11 16
6558 John Bolton is Out! [7] 2019.09.10 온기철*71 2019.09.12 59
6557 [WC] ‘나상호 결승골’ 한국, 투르크 상대로 월드컵 예선 첫 승 [5] 2019.09.10 황규정*65 2019.09.11 19
» He drank 47 cups of coffee, and see what happened [2] 2019.09.10 운영자 2019.09.10 32
6555 出師表 諸葛亮: 출사표 제갈량 [2] update 2019.09.10 정관호*63 2019.09.14 23
6554 요시다 쇼인과 유성룡의 징비록 [1] 2019.09.09 온기철*71 2019.09.10 21
6553 고바우 영감 김성환별세 [9] 2019.09.08 온기철*71 2019.09.10 80