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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.


Counterfeit Coffee Is Now Something You Need To Worry About

Sip your afternoon coffee suspiciously, friend — it may not be what you think.


Study Suggests Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Liver Damage From Alcohol

There is a growing body of evidence that coffee may be good for your long-term health, reducing the risk of type II diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. According to one recent meta-study, it may also lower your risk of liver damage from boozing.


Watch How Astronauts Still Make Coffee In Space, The Old Way

Video: You might have thought that by now astronauts were quietly sipping at steaming cups of Lavazza espresso when they wanted a coffee in space. But the reality is still foil-packed containers of pre-mixed “coffee with cream and sugar substitute”. Tasty.


A World Coffee Shortage Is Inevitable

In the coffee-world, there’s been quiet rumblings of a shortage brewing for a while now. And yet, despite the threat, it hasn’t hit quite yet — but that doesn’t mean it’s gone away.


Six Things You Can Do With Coffee After You've Finished Drinking It

Many of us depend on coffee to fuel our early morning meetings, mid-afternoon slumps or all-night study sessions. These days, the words “coffee” and “fuel” are half-jokingly synonymous. More than 9m tonnes of the bean are produced annually around the world and, once we brew it, an awful lot of waste is created. The vast majority ends up in landfill.


Neat Coffee Maker Or Steel Death Spider? You Decide

I’m all for new and interesting ways of brewing a brew, but the IIKONE might be taking things a step too far. For one, it looks like a giant metal spider and I’m not sure how my brain would process such a vision in a sleep-addled state. Probably not well.


How To Make A Latte With Regular Drip Coffee And No Espresso Or Milk

Here’s a fun little trick to turn regular drip coffee into a frothy and delicious latte-esque drink that’s not a latte but totally looks and feels like a latte, courtesy of our friends from ChefSteps. It’s pretty simple, actually. Just brew your normal coffee and throw it in a blender with a bit of xanthan gum (about a gram per litre of coffee).


Cute Animation Shows The Different Ways To Make Coffee

How do you make coffee? Do you buy it at Starbucks? Support your local coffee shop? Just pour a mug at work? Or are you one of those fancy types who make coffee by roasting their own beans and like, performing high-level science experiments with it? Here’s a fun little animation that shows different ways people make coffee.


Bats In India Like To Live Among Coffee Plants

If you’ve had a cup of coffee recently, the plants it grew on may once have been home to bats and other threatened wildlife. It turns out that when coffee plantations encroach on natural forest habitat, bats are happy to live in the coffee.


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