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This Video Will Make You Crave Coffee

If you like coffee as much as I do, New York City is the place you want to be. Filmmaker James Casey shares New Yorker’s obsession with coffee and shows them talking about it in this neat video that made me crave a cup of deep black joe.


The 'Freedom Clip' Permanently Disables Keurig's New DRM

When Keurig’s K-Cup patent expired back in 2012, instead of embracing the hundreds of companies producing instant beverages for the popular pod-based coffee brewing machine (who helped boost its popularity), it introduced a form of coffee DRM on its new Keurig 2.0 machines. Not cool, but fortunately the digital locks can be easily circumvented with a simple plastic clip.


Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking The Hot Buttered Hype

People are putting butter in their coffee. And, hey, if you’re just craving a new flavour experience, more power to you. The problem is that Bulletproof Coffee, the company behind the trend, is claiming that drinking a mug of fatty joe every morning instead of eating breakfast is a secret shortcut to weight loss and mental superpowers, and now the butter coffee has developed a cult of highly caffeinated, shiny-lipped adherents. So now we have to talk about it.


Scientists Have Worked Out What The Mysterious White Mist On Coffee Is

If you’ve noticed a thin white mist clinging to the surface of your coffee — not the crema, nor the steam, but a ghostly white layer just on the surface — you’re not alone. Now, Japanese scientists are beginning to understand where it comes from.


Cute Love Story Animated Completely With Latte Art

Latte art is great for making you feel a little bit special in the beginning of the day and absolutely necessary for any hashtag coffee Instagram post but it turns out, latte art also makes for a cute way to tell a stop motion animation love story too. Follow along this spot that uses 1,000 cups of latte to show love.


You Can Hack Keurig's DRM With Scotch Tape To Use Knock-Off Coffee Pods

The latest Keurig 2.0 arrived with more than just a welcoming scent of coffee; it also came loaded with security measures to stop you using cheap coffee pods. While other manufacturers have already cracked the code, you can actually hack the machine yourself — and all you need is scissors and tape.


Kickstarter Project Finds Exciting New Way To Screw Its Backers

Here is a good idea: A coffee machine that roasts, grinds and brews all in one go — raw, green beans to a hot cup of coffee on your countertop. Hell yeah. Freshness.


This Iconic Coffee Maker Just Got A Super Stylish Facelift 

The Moka Pot is one of the most time-honoured — yet often misunderstood — ways to make coffee. It’s also one of the most recognisable kitchen gadgets, thanks to the ubiquitous Italian design left largely unchanged since 1933. A new collaboration between Blue Bottle Coffee and designer Joey Roth revamps the Moka Pot with a brand-new and pretty-dang-beautiful design.


Earthly Physicists Designed The Perfect Cup For Space Espresso 

Last week the International Space Station got a special delivery: An Italian astronaut arriving at the station brought along a gift in the form of the first espresso machine in space. But enjoying espresso in zero gravity is easier said than done — and a team of Portland-based coffee fans (and physicists) have developed a special cup for the stuff.


Australian Scientists Explain Why A White Cup Makes Your Coffee Taste More Intense 

If part of your morning routine involves coffee, it’s likely that you have a very specific ritual about which cups you use. Now, an Australian scientist has taken it upon himself to find out whether there’s any scientific basis for thinking that taste is influenced by cup colour — and it turns out, the colour of your cup plays a big role in how you think your coffee tastes.