coffee

THC-Infused Coffee Pods Are Apparently A Thing Now

Coffee pods generally produce pretty awful coffee. However, a burgeoning number of US companies now sell coffee pods that come with a dose of THC! So now these coffee pods produce awful coffee that also gets you high.


Hackers Are Using The Starbucks App To Skim Bank Accounts

Good passwords are obviously important for banking apps and sensitive email accounts, but a new scam highlights why you should never, ever use a crappy password, even if you’re just signing up for a mediocre franchise coffee house rewards card. Starbucks app users are getting their bank accounts drained by password-guessing thieves.


One Small Espresso Machine For The ISS, One Giant Leap For Humankind

In the early hours of what would be this morning for many of us, astronauts on the ISS reached out into space with a robotic arm and plucked the Dragon re-supply capsule from orbit. It contains plenty of important SCIENCE, but also the most important supply of all: coffee.


The Science Behind The Perfect Espresso

Video: This interesting video by the guys at ChefSteps explains in detail the process of making the perfect espresso and what happens inside espresso machine to get such a creamy and unique taste.


Why One Kind Of Disposable Coffee Cup Lid Dominates All The Rest

The Solo Traveller lid takes in to account human anatomy, ergonomics and functionality in a simple and elegant way. It is very hard to improve upon this form-follows-function design.


It's Dangerous To Go Without Caffeine! Take This

Briefly: This wonderful coffee mug, available over on Human, is the perfect way to show your love of the Legend of Zelda games without hitting your co-workers over the head with your obsession. The $US19 mug is wrapped in a cartoony collage of items and treasures found in the games, and if coffee isn’t what you use to replenish your own hearts mid-afternoon, you can of course fill it with any potion of your choosing. [Look Human via GoNintendo]


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.