Keurig has a new machine out (the Vue System), and are leveraging social networking to help promote this. They’re taking applications for free Keurig House Parties. They provide the machine, coffee, etc, you provide the people. Sounds a bit like Tupperware. Note though that this new Vue system isn’t compatible with current K-cups.

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I gotta admire the persistence exhibited by the developer of the UglyRoast coffee roaster, a home-grown coffee roasting contraption. The project ended with the purchase of an off the shelf coffee roaster, but the website is still a good read for those of you interested in building your own. You can check it out at […]

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Before you get too excited, know that growing your own coffee can be very difficult depending on where you live, I speak from experience! Still, even if you never end up with a giant fruit-producing tree, smaller coffee plants are still beautiful houseplants and great conversation starters. I came across a nice starter kit over […]

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The popular website Kickstarter is proving to be a great way for entrepreneurs to launch product ideas, and the latest that caught my eye there is this new espresso machine. It uses a PID controller to more precisely regulate the temperature of the water (or steam, depending on what’s desired). It’s a great idea, and […]

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Very cool design project…a different coffee cup every day! Design agency cunicode is taking advantage of Shapeways‘ ceramic rapid prototyping process to make one new espresso cup design per day for thirty days (which point they’ve now reached). The designs are creative as the image above shows, but you should really head over to their […]

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