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Drink More Muscadet, Today!

Affordable. Delicious. Straightforward. Perfect oyster wine. Underappreciated. Muscadet.<p>During a recent dinner at my favorite oyster bar, I was …

Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones

The question of just how an ancient civilization—without the help of modern technology—moved the 2.5 ton stones that made up their famed pyramids has …

Archaeology

One more cup of coffee a day could cut your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.<p>Researchers from Harvard University found that people who increased their coffee consumption by at least one cup per day over a period of years were 11% less likely to get Type 2 diabetes compared with …

What Else Can You Make with Cold-Brew Coffee Concentrate?

Cold-brewed iced coffee has been all anybody wants to talk about (or, of course, drink) for the past few months, but now that we're heading into the colder weather, there's a hint of desperation in every glass of the stuff poured out: How much longer will we get to collectively hang on to …

How much higher can coffee prices go?

A report into the rising price of coffee<p>The biggest jump in bean prices since 2000, following an unusually dry production season in Brazil, <b>had led to a high rise in Arabica coffee prices around the world</b>.<p><i>Video source: Bloomberg</i>

Is 'Unlimited Coffee' Really Such A Great Idea?

If you read the headline to this article and said “Yes!” then we are kindred spirits. To those of us out there who are serious coffee drinkers, we …

The five rules of inventing, from the man who reinvented the frisbee and single-serve coffee

Many inventors would be happy if one of their inventions makes it out of their workshop. The Stanford lecturer and engineer Alan Adler struck gold twice—in completely different fields. He invented both an incredibly popular and far-flying version of the frisbee in the 1980s, the Aerobie Pro; and, …

Ask a Coffee Roaster: What's Your Favorite Coffee-Growing Country?

As with coffee drinkers, coffee roasters have their own special favorites in the wide world of coffee. Nowadays, folks who roast coffee for even relatively small, artisan roasting companies are able to travel the world to visit the places where coffee grows, and meet the farmers who grow the fruit …

This Woman Cooks Everything in a Coffee Maker

The Swedish website Kaffekokarkokboken documents extreme minimalist cuisine.<p>Let’s take a moment to celebrate the true heroes—those who cast off the Rollie EggMasters, the Pasta Boats, and the Xpress Redi-Set-Go’s of modernity. Those of us who, if pressed, could survive the apocalypse with just one …