"For many American coffee drinkers, Starbucks is like a security blanket, a safe bet and familiar experience accessible in nearly every city or town. Fans of Ethiopian coffee shops can hope the specialty shops continue to multiple across the US."
"When you walk into a Starbucks location, you're immediately able to gain access to free WiFi. Additionally, most locations have an ample number of accessible power outlets and a variety of seating options. Basically, Starbucks is like a bustling home office."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.