Thank you for discovering cocoa beans ancient Mesoamericans. There would be no chocolate cake without you.
2. Day Of The Dead
Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a national holiday celebrated in Mexico to celebrate the spirits of the deceased. There’s lots of eating, partying, and sugar skulls! Who wouldn’t want to join in?
3. Mariachi Bands
This dolphin loves the catchy music, and so should you. And c’mon! You gotta love their stylish uniforms.
4. Louis CK
Yes, he was born in Mexico and has dual citizenship there too.
Need I say more? They’re great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack time!
6. Color TVs
Guillermo González Camarena was just 23 years old in 1940 when he submitted a patent for his color TV. Thank you for allowing us to watch reality shows in living color!
7. Mural Art
Diego Rivera was one of the leaders in the Mexican Mural Movement of the 1920s. This mural right here is a tribute to him, his wife Frida Kahlo, and other prominent people in Mexican history.
Mural Artist: Hector Hescarraman, 1995
8. The Dollar Sign Symbol ($)
Thank goodness, because we need more musician names like Ke$ha and A$AP Rocky.
9. Cinco de Mayo
Everybody loves a good celebration, especially if it includes tacos!
These adorable little pups were favored by the Toltec civilization in Mexico. It’s probably because they are excellent dancers.
11. Botas Picudas Mexicanas
Otherwise known as Mexican Pointy Boots. Yes, these are all the rage in Mexico! The boots are closely associated to “tribal guarachero” music, and there are even dance troops that use the shoes in their uniform.
12. The Concept Of Zero
The concept of zero was most likely devised by the Olmec, the first major civilization in Mexico.
13. And of course, Jarritos soda!
Not only does Jarritos comes in all the colors of the rainbow, it tastes great too. Sweet!