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Controversial Studies Suggest Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Coffee drinkers, rejoice. Two new studies are linking our favourite hot beverage to a decreased chance of being killed by heart disease, cancer, a stroke, and more. So, does this mean we can start drinking coffee with reckless abandon? We spoke to the experts to find out, and not surprisingly, the answer is complicated. Read More >>

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Poo Bacteria Found in Costa and Starbucks Ice

Someone's been pooing in the supply chain again, with the latest victims of the 2017 poo-in-stuff crisis being national coffee titans Starbucks, Costa Coffee and Caffe Nero. Read More >>

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Millennials Simply Have to Have Their Coffee, No Matter the Cost

According to a new report from Bloomberg, millennials simply gotta have their java. Great for business, you might think, except coffee supplies around the world are tightening. So if we enter into a global coffee shortage, blame the java-crazed millennials. Read More >>

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Build This Lego Coffee Maker and Never Leave Your Desk

Vending machines are usually terrible at making coffee, but the Lego savants over on the AstonishingStudios YouTube channel have built a vending machine from plastic bricks that serves up a hot cup of liquid energy using Starbucks’s powdered coffee packets. Read More >>

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Tea in Crisis as Coffee Gains Stranglehold on UK Beverage Scene

What the hell is that you're drinking? It's probably not tea as, despite Google making tea the Google Doodle for the UK today, the nation's supposed national drink is in something of a death spiral as glamorous upstart coffee literally upsets the traditional drinks table. Read More >>

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Making an Espresso Maker Out of Scrap Metal Is Just Gorgeous to Watch

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 jack shit about machining. Read More >>

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Everyone Involved in This £1.3 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 $600,000 award (£450k) over alleged copyright infringement of a goddamn cat. Read More >>

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The Global Coffee Shortage Is Already a Huge Headache

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. Read More >>

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The Only Good Use For a Coffee Machine

Instead of just settling for bad coffee out of an instant coffee maker every morning, you can do what Evan Booth did and rebuild it into something else, like a functional robotic bionic hand. Read More >>

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£50 Gets a Coffee Plus Extras in London’s Planned Oral Sex Cafe

Is that man really enjoying his cappuccino, or is there a lady administering mouth sex on him below the table? That's the question that might soon be going through the minds of customers in a potential new coffee shop in London, with a man planning to offer blowjobs (from prostitutes) alongside cups of coffee. Read More >>

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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. Read More >>

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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 flavoursome coffee. Read More >>

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Gorgeous Shot of an Espresso Being Poured from the Machine

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. Read More >>

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Counterfeit Coffee is Now Something You Need to Worry About

Sip your morning coffee suspiciously, friend — it may not be what you think. Read More >>

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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. Read More >>