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Five things Spotify should steal from Rdio

The death of on-demand streaming service Rdio officially began Monday, when the company stopped billing current users and shut down new subscriptions. Acquired by Pandora last week, Rdio will soon transition into a free, ad-supported maintenance mode that will putter along until the service shuts …

Music Industry

Full City Roasts: An Endangered Species?

I just returned from a trip to Northern California and Western Washington to see friends and family. We were in our old hometown of Boulder, Colorado …

How To Import Your Playlists To Apple Music From Spotify

The best feature about Apple Music has to be the incredible playlists the app builds for you based on your music tastes. But if you’ve been using …

Coffee Gear That Every Serious Coffee Drinker Needs to Have

You already have hundreds of hours under your belt brewing coffee using the basic coffee gear and you decided that you want to take coffee a bit more …

Coffee

Journey To The Center Of The Chemex Factory

Adams, Liz, and Liza Grassy are the present-day owners of the Chemex Corporation.<p>In coffee, true global icons run few and far between. Germany has …

Coffee

coffee roaster

There’s a lot of mysticism around coffee roasting, but in the end it couldn’t be simpler. Take a bunch of beans, heat them up evenly, and stop before …

A coffee lovers' guide to 7 home brewers

Because it's not always feasible or affordable to run down to your local coffee shop whenever you happen to want or need coffee, because knowing how to make a good cup of coffee perhaps is a good life skill to have, because making your own coffee at home is really not that difficult: Whatever the …

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So This is What Space Coffee Brewed With Recycled Pee Looks Like

Good to the last drop! NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo of a perfect ball of orbital coffee on Facebook. (And on Twitter. And on …

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Gadget Review: Six of the Best Hand Coffee Grinders

Specialty coffee has a huge problem. It's not nearly as usable and immediately enjoyable as other beverages like wine, beer, and even tea thanks to coffee's two step process. Beans must first be ground and then brewed. Pop a cork, twist a cap, crack open a beer, throw tea leaves into a gaiwan — …

Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.<p>There are two schools of thought on espresso coffee. One holds that this type of coffee is an elixir, a powerful, life-giving shot that tastes like paradise. The …

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Coffeeland

A trip to Ethiopia to find the source of a global obsession.<p><i>By David Farley. Photographs by Ami Vitale.</i><p><b>The first thing Azeb wanted to know</b> about me …

Acaia Introduces Lunar, The "Barista-Proof" Espresso Scale

Brighter Display: Features a brighter display to provide better contrast.<p>Fast: 20ms response time provides ultra-fast response time and instant …

Coffeeland

A trip to Ethiopia to find the source of a global obsession.<p><i>By David Farley. Photographs by Ami Vitale.</i><p><b>The first thing Azeb wanted to know</b> about me …

Barisieur

Blue Bottle Coffee Expert Shows Us How To Make The Perfect Pour Over

We recently drank a lot of cups of coffee in the quest to find the very best method for brewing. What we found was that, not only will nine cups of coffee get you <i>really</i> wired, but the old tried and true Chemex pour over still brews a truly stellar cup -- even when compared to expensive pieces of …

Choosing the Right Grind

In order to make a delicious coffee beverage whole bean coffee must be ground into smaller particles to unlock flavor potential. Choosing the proper …

These Bacon Espresso Pudding Shots Are The Best Thing You’ll Ever Put In Your Mouth

In a small cup, combine 3 tablespoons corn starch and 2 tablespoons water. Stir to fully incorporate and set aside.<p>In a small saucepan, add coconut …

Royal Cup Coffee

Your favorite coffee and tea since 1896.<p>by RoyalCupHQ on<p>The day is quickly approaching that all couples are tested in their preparation skills and …

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