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This Minature Hand-Powered Espresso Machine Takes Caffeine Everywhere

As addictive mind-altering substances go, coffee is actually pretty hard to hit up on the move. If you’re out of range of a Starbucks, getting a hot, caffeine-rich epsresso generally requires a 20-pound machine and mains electricity, which is exactly the first-world problem this dinky espresso machine exists to tackle.


How Much Coffee You Need Is A Genetic Trait

For some, three double espressos is barely enough to get them out of bed; for others, the whiff of weak latte is enough to have them jittering. Now it turns out that those differing reactions are genetic.


Rival Coffee Cup Makers Have Already Cracked Keurig's DRM

When Keurig announced its new Keurig 2.0, it came with more than just the ability to brew larger 900mL K-Carafe cups. It also came with measures to ensure only Keurig-approved cups could be used. Those measures didn’t work.


How Decaf Coffee Is Made

Video: If you’ve ever wondered how it’s possible to make decaf coffee — which you can buy in whole-bean form — when the caffeine is inside the damn bean, then you’re not alone. Fortunately, there is an answer, and it’s in this video.


A Beautiful Nordic Coffee Machine That's Pre-Approved For Snobs

If you’re what many would consider a coffee “snob”, you might prefer to brew your elixir using the manual pour-over method for ultimate control. This Norwegian machine provides the convenience of automation with the quality of a pour-over in one pretty striking package.


Coffee-Brewing Clock Wakes You Up... To Wake You Up

Need an alarm clock? You’re spoilt for choice, depending on how eager you are to chase it around the bedroom. Loud noises aside, we all know the key to really waking up is injecting caffeine via one’s teeth, a task designer Josh Renouf can mostly help you with, if he ever mass-produces his “Barisieur” — an alarm clock and coffee-cooking station all in one.


This Is How New York Would Look Submerged In A Gigantic Latte

Flóra Borsi is fascinated by the beauty of coffee. And so she made this stunning series of pictures where New York City skies are dyed with coffee and the clouds are made of cappuccino foam. It’s like the whole city is submerged in a gigantic cup of latte — and some how it is, considering New Yorkers’ love for coffee.


Gum-Packing Coffee Cup Sleeves Prevent Burns And Bad Breath

If you think a fancy new lid is the only way you can upgrade a disposable coffee cup, you clearly haven’t seen what ad agency DDB came up with for a South African chain called the Seattle Coffee Co. For a limited time its paper sleeves that prevent burns (and lawsuits) were upgraded with a free sample of Orbit mint gum to help eliminate coffee breath the rest of the day.


We Tried The Disposable Coffee Lid Of The Future, And It's Actually Great

For all our crippling caffeine addictions, the disposable coffee cup is a highly imperfect art at best. Seattle-based company Vaporpath wants to change that with a total coffee cup lid overhaul. But is the fancy new redesign actually superior to its classic brethren? We decided to find out for ourselves.


How Baseball Put The Drip Coffee Machine Into Your Home

The drip coffee machine is a household staple — and way better than the percolators that went before it. But did you know that you have baseball to thank for its presence in your home?


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