Tim Hortons Is Giving Away Enormous ‘Mom-Sized’ Iced Coffees This Mother’s Day

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If you’re a mom—or know someone who’s a mom—then you understand how tiring the full-time job of parenting can be. Sometimes, a large coffee just isn’t large enough to offset a restless night or help you power through a long list of errands, so Tim Hortons stepped in to help. As Yahoo Finance reports, the fast food chain will offer a “mom-sized” coffee this Mother’s Day, and it’s large enough to hold roughly half of a standard pot of coffee (6.5 cups).

All moms—and dog moms, too!—can get a free 52-ounce iced coffee when they ask to make it “mom-sized” at participating locations around Buffalo, New York; Columbus, Ohio; Toledo, Ohio; Detroit; and New York City this Sunday, May 12. And if you really want to make your mom happy, pick up some Mother’s Day-themed donuts while you’re at it. (Last year, the company's donut bouquets were a big hit.)

If you're in one of the cities mentioned above, check out the list below for the addresses of participating restaurants.

1700 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, New York
45515 Michigan Avenue, Canton, Michigan
5989 Transit Road, East Amherst, New York
5035 Southwestern Boulevard, Hamburg, New York
89 West William Street, Delaware, Ohio
6815 West Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio

If you don't live near a participating location, just know that you can buy the world's strongest coffee—Death Wish Coffee, which contains a whopping 708 milligrams of caffeine per 12-ounce cup—on Amazon.

[h/t Yahoo Finance]

Learn Python From Home for Just $50

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It's difficult to think of a hobby or job that doesn’t involve some element of coding in its execution. Are you an Instagram enthusiast? Coding and algorithms are what bring your friends' posts to your feed. Can’t get enough Mental Floss? Coding brings the entire site to life on your desktop and mobile screens. Even sorting through playlists on Spotify uses coding. If you're tired of playing catch-up with all the latest coding techniques and principles, the 2020 Python Programming Certification Bundle is on sale for $49.99 to teach you to code, challenge your brain, and boost your resume to get your dream job.

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The Long, Fascinating History of Chocolate

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Walk into just about any grocery or convenience store today and you're sure to find row upon row of chocolate in every imaginable form. While we have come to associate this sweet treat with companies like Hershey, chocolate has been a delicacy for centuries.

All chocolate comes from the cacao tree, which is native to the Americas, but is now grown around the world. Inside the tree’s fruits, or pods, you’ll find the cacao beans, which—once roasted and fermented—give chocolate its signature rich and complex flavor. While we don't know who first decided to turn cacao beans into chocolate, we certainly owe them an enormous debt of gratitude.

In this episode of Food History, we're digging into the history of chocolate—from its origins to the chocolate-fueled feud between J.S. Fry & Sons and Cadbury and much, much more. You can watch the full episode below.

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