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31-year-old man dies after swimming with fresh tattoo

The death of a 31-year-old man who went swimming within days of getting a tattoo underscores the importance of properly taking care of your body art during the weeks after you’ve been inked, a new report suggests.<p>“The lesson isn’t that you shouldn’t get a tattoo,” said Dr. Nicholas Hendren, the …

Dunkin' Donuts Has No Interest In The "Third Wave" Coffee Trend

"I don't want our people to be deflected by worrying about the beans of the roastery," its CEO told BuzzFeed News. "I have been very clear that we're not doing it."<p>Dunkin' Donuts may have made some friendly gestures toward recent coffee trends — it added cold brew, dark roast and macchiato to its …

Drinking Coffee Can Help You Lose Weight

Coffee is the fuel most of us depend on to wake up in the morning and jump start our day. It can also give us that #MondayMotivation we need to hit …

How To Make Your Own Cold Brew Coffee At Home (That Will Stay Fresh For A Month)

Set your grinder to its most coarse setting, and check a little of its output before doing the full grind – you are looking for roughly the same …

Coffee

LA’s 14 Essential Coffee Bars, 2017 Edition

LA's had a complete transformation of its coffee scene, from a city laden with syrups and badly foamed milk to one where you can essentially expect a great latte, cappuccino, or brewed coffee in every corner of town. While there's certainly a wide variety of respectable coffee bars, Eater has …

This Is Starbucks' Plan to Get Even More of Your Coffee Dollars

The coffee chain is preparing to launch its upscale Reserve brand stores. It's just the latest sign of the company's ability to continually expand …

Underpaid & Overstressed: 4 Things Starbucks Baristas Say Is Wrong With The Company

Millions of people count on Starbucks baristas to provide them with a jolt of caffeine each day, but those employees might be the ones truly in need …

Warriors-Cavaliers 2017 NBA Finals: 20 awesome things to know for three-match

LeBron. Durant. Curry. Klay. Green. Kyrie. Love. Let's do this.<p>We're finally here.<p>After knowing this was coming for a full year, after hyping it and …

One Coffee Variety Is No Longer Leaf Rust Resistant

Another blow has been dealt to longevity of coffee production as World Coffee Research announced on Friday that a once leaf rust-resistant coffee …

The best coffee grinders you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>There's nothing better than a perfect cup of coffee. If you're a coffee snob, you probably know that freshly ground …

Khloe Kardashian Responds to the Alleged Kardashian Kurse in the Most Khloe Way Possible

"Only stupid people believe stupid rumors."<p><b>Khloe Kardashian</b> has had enough of folks blaming her and her sisters for the downfall of their men, so …

Harvard Welcomes Another Clover to the Neighborhood

Harvard University’s Science Library just got a little more caffeinated: Clover officially opened its newest concept within the campus building, and the shiny new coffee bar is stocked with single-origin coffee, plus breakfast, lunch, and dinner items — and it’s completely open to the general …

A Denton Coffee Shop Is Serving Cortados In Tomatoes

Not to be outdone by the “avolatte,” or coffee and milk served inside an actual avocado peel, a Denton coffee shop is stepping up their game and serving their own drinks in bizarre vessels — this time, though, the coffee is poured inside a tomato.<p>Conor Poull, a barista at Denton’s West Oak Coffee …

7 surprising health benefits of coffee

If you’re constantly resisting down the urge to hit your bloodstream with caffeine, relax. It’s really okay to get a steady stream of java—so long as …

Everything we know about Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and become radicalised before returning to the UK to cause carnage at a gig in the city where he was born.<p>The son of Libyan parents, who reportedly fled their native country and sought refuge in the UK, he is thought to have come …

Terrorism

Switch Up Your Breakfast Game With These 9 Avocado Toast Recipes

Can I just put avocado on everything?<p><b>BLTA</b><p>Bread, toasted<p>½ avocado, mashed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>½ tomato, sliced<p>Romaine lettuce, shredded<p>2 bacon strips, crumbled<p><b>Spicy Fried Egg</b><p>Bread, toasted<p>½ avocado, mashed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 egg, fried or to preference<p>Sriracha<p><b>Caprese</b><p>Bread, …

Keep it sweet: 12 great brownie recipes

When it comes to dessert, you can't do much better than a pan of brownies. Rich and extra-fudgy, sometimes the best brownies are the ones that just came out of the oven, and you can barely wait for them to cool before you dig in. Here area dozen of our favorite recipes to satisfy your brownie fix.

Easily The Best Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes

Give me all of these rn. K, thanks, bye.<p>Servings: 5-6<p>13 4-lb russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 tablespoons garlic, minced<p>2 tablespoons rosemary, finely chopped<p>1 teaspoon black pepper<p>More salt & pepper to taste<p>Small handful fresh parsley …

New Rust-Resistant Hybrid Centroamericano Scores 90+ at Nicaragua CoE

A new leaf-rust-resistant hybrid called Centroamericano scored 90.5 in the recent 2017 Nicaragua Cup of Excellence, marking a major win for the …

Two cups of coffee a day reduces liver cancer risk by third, major study finds

Drinking two cups of coffee a day reduces liver cancer risk by a third, a major study has found.<p>Experts from the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh examined data from 26 studies involving more than 2.25 million participants.<p>The researchers found that people who drink more …

Cancer

How to create the perfect cold-brew coffee

Supplies for keeping your cool (and buzz) all summer long.<p>Iced coffee is super easy to make, and yet it's twice as expensive at your local deli. Don't spend the summer choosing between sweating bullets and forking over your hard-earned cash. With a bit of gear and a bit of prep, you could be …

Coffee

How to Fry Multiple Eggs at Once

Frying up a couple eggs is pretty easy. Things get complex once you try frying multiple yolks at the same time. But there's a simple solution that …

Breakfast

The One Thing You Need to Make Ultra-Creamy Scrambled Eggs

Last year when I was developing a recipe for breakfast sandwiches, I had one major goal in mind: to create a recipe with the creamiest eggs …

Daily intake of coffee cuts prostate cancer risk by 50%

It can also help lower your risk of prostate cancer by up to 53 percent, a new study has revealed.<p>A morning shot of a brand of coffee, espresso, can …

I make $43,000 a year in New York City — here's what I spent in a week

This week: a financial coordinator making $43,000/year who spends it on cabs to and from her boyfriend's place.<p><b>Occupation:</b> Financial Coordinator <b><br>Industry:</b> Medical <b><br>Age:</b> 27 <b><br>Location:</b> NYC <b><br>Salary:</b> $43,000 <b><br>Paycheck Amount (weekly):</b> $650<p><b>Monthly Housing Costs:</b> $640 a month, utilities included. I'm a single …

What Is First Crack and How Do You Recognise It?

First crack: it’s a moment that has been given almost mythical status in coffee roasting – and it deserves it. A key stage in any roast, …