I’ve pretty much given up soda in my life, but this new espresso flavored soda from Japan just might change it if it ever makes it to my local grocery store! Called Espressoda, it combines the taste of espresso, with the cool sparkling goodness of soda, supposedly without ruining the flavor of the coffee in […]

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After a thousand or so shots of espresso, my beloved Gaggia espresso machine finally gave up…no lights, no pump, nothing. Depressed, I took it apart to troubleshoot the problem, and was delighted to find it was a relatively simple issue of a malfunctioning power switch! My joy turned back to depression when some online searching […]

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With all the pressure to build products overseas to save a few pennies, it’s nice to see corporate giants like Starbucks buy US-made products now and then instead. They’re credited with basically keeping American Mug and Stein in Ohio open, with a recent 20,000 mug order for Starbucks. Way to go! (via The Consumerist)

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Bad news, coffee lovers. Human-caused global warming is threatening our beloved coffee supply! Some of the areas most vulnerable to climate change are the areas where most coffee is currently grown. In time, we might adapt, but you can expect cost to increase, and quality to decrease. Enjoy it while you can…

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Another study is indicating that coffee consumption can decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s. However, it’s not for the casual coffee drinker. Researchers found that people who drank around three cups of coffee a day had a better chance at avoiding or at least delaying the onslaught of Alzheimer’s. While the study was tracking caffeine levels […]

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