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Making An Espresso Maker Out Of Scrap Metal Is Just Gorgeous

Video: This Old Tony is good on a lathe. Really good. If it feels self-explanatory as a tool (thing spins fast, other thing stays still), just listening to him talk about it makes it clear that most of us don’t know anything about machining.


Everyone Involved In This $2.3 Million Grumpy Cat Lawsuit Sucks Except For The Cat

The value of internet celebrity is hard to assess, but a new motion filed by the owners of the animal star known as Grumpy Cat seeks to do just that. In it, the holders of the “GRUMPY CAT” trademark have asked a court to triple a requested $US600,000 ($798,195) award over alleged copyright infringement of a goddamn cat.


Australian Report Predicts Global Coffee Shortage Will Get Worse

Hope you’re ready to face the day with nothing but your own unsharpened wits about you. Soon, they will be all you have left.


The Only Good Use For A Pod Coffee Machine

Video: Time and time again we’ve cautioned you against buying coffee pod machines like the Keurig, but what if one is gifted to you? Instead of just settling for bad coffee every morning, you can do what Evan Booth did and rebuild it into something else, like a functional robotic bionic hand.


These Coffee-Infused Cocktails Are The Hair Of The Dog You've Been Looking For

Standard remedies for a hangover are generally limited to greasy food, a strong cup of coffee or more booze. Order those mozzarella sticks from bed, because we’ve got the other two covered. You can thank us later.


Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?

You know it when you feel it. You’ve just sat down at your breakfast table, or settled in at your favourite café. You’re a few sips into your brew when, out of nowhere, the urge to download a brownload is becoming urgent. Just a few swigs of coffee and it can feel like you’ve mainlined a laxative — but why?


Why You Should Keep Your Coffee Beans In The Fridge

Many of us keep our coffee beans in the fridge or freezer to keep them fresh, but a new study suggests there’s added benefit to this practice: More flavorful coffee.


What Are Caffeine Jitters, And How Do You Get Rid Of Them?

Too much caffeine, whether from coffee, tea, or energy drink, can ruin your day. Here’s why your daily jolt makes you jittery, and what you can do to get rid of an unwanted buzz.


Gorgeous Shot Of An Espresso Being Poured From The Machine

Video: I don’t even drink coffee but after seeing an espresso shot get pulled through a naked portafilter on an espresso machine, it’s the only thing I want in my life. Watching the water swish through the finely ground coffee beans and seep through each hole, and seeing the various flows group together to form that golden brown liquid of the gods. Man oh man, it’s like being around to see a superweapon charging up.


A Rapid Fire Look At The Different Ways To Make Coffee

Video: There are a lot of ways to drink coffee but most of us don’t put much thought into it. Here’s a quick burst of different brewing methods, from the common cappuccinos and espressos to the always trendy aeropress and v60 pourovers to the more unique coffee cezve and siphon coffee. It’s a fun look at the different ways we make the bean water we need to get through a morning.


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