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Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer

It is more than just dark-colored liquid with caffeine.<p>Coffee actually contains hundreds of different compounds, some of which have important health benefits.<p>Several massive studies have now shown that the people who drink the most coffee live longer and have a reduced risk of diseases like …

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Our expert filters out the very best coffee makers

Colonna & Smalls, the Bath coffee shop where Maxwell Colonna Dashwood plies his brews, has more the feel of a seaside art gallery than a cafe. Indeed, the drinks he serves may not always even taste like coffee: "Speciality coffee is a different drink from everyday coffee, because when you roast …

An Illustrated World of Coffee – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Mr. Porter, an online retailer of high-end menswear, published a lovely interactive map of global coffee trends this summer in the journal section of …

7 Secrets: Tips to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

With many things in life, the fantasy is not quite the same as the reality. I’m talking about coffee of course. Though I have a more than fairly …

DeLonghi PrimaDonna Exclusive

It's hard to beat a handcrafted espresso from a skilled barista. Pulling shots and texturing milk takes skill and attention to detail, and the human touch in preparing coffee will never become obsolete. Still, stepping out to your neighborhood cafe isn't always an option. Whether you're at home in …

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Should You Roast Coffee at Home?

Should you knit your own socks? Should you remodel your own kitchen? Should you bake your own bread? Should you give yourself a pedicure? Should you perform your own appendectomy? The answer to each of these questions is fairly straightforward. If you have the wherewithal to do it, and you'd be …

Getting Roasted: Scientists Make Booze From Coffee

In damning news for my future, scientists have successfully fermented used coffee grounds to create a 40% alcohol booze that smells and tastes like …

Brewseful

by Emily Bihl<p>With the rise in coffee culture ever increasing and popularizing many intriguing brewing methods—from Chemex to Aeropress to the Kone Brewing System—our morning routines often consist of much more than pressing a button. To help keep it all straight, there’s Brewseful; a new app that …

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This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>The makers of a new kind of plastic lid are hoping to ride coffee's growing "Third Wave" movement by appealing to consumers who would appreciate a better smell—and hence better taste—from their daily to-go cuppa joe.<p>The Viora Lid—the product of a 20-year-long …

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These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

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17 gifts for coffee lovers

There's probably a coffee gift that's perfect for anyone on your holiday list, whether that person is inclined to make coffee with a manual dripper or is more interested in pods, is someone who drinks Intelligentsia espresso or sips Dunkin' Donuts mocha mint, downs three coffees a day or prefers …

New Trends in Coffee: The Age of the Nano-Roaster

When it comes to coffee, people have been talking about micro-roasters for awhile. Now there's a new trend happening: the nano-roaster. How did we get here? Let's dig through the history a bit, starting at the beginning of the last decade.<p>Waves and waves and waves<p>You might have heard the phrase …

9 Famous Geniuses Who Were Also Huge Coffee Addicts

You can't even make it out of the house without a double cappuccino, and you can't survive that two o'clock meeting without your trusty espresso shot. Oh, and sure, you've read the conflicting evidence about the health benefits of your coffee consumption, and the possible health risks of …

The Case for Hot Coffee on a Hot Day

The next time you stop for your requisite dose of caffeine, you may want to swap out the iced coffee for a piping hot cup. Sounds counterintuitive, I …

The Scientifically Best Times To Drink Coffee During The Day

Why you should treat caffeine the way you treat painkillers or antibiotics<p>When's the optimal time to get your coffee kick? Sometime between 9:30 and 11:30 in the morning should work well, neuroscience doctoral student Steven Miller explains in a supremely helpful blog post.<p>Careful timing of when …

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 …

10 Easy Pieces: Coffee Grinders

In our last apartment, we had a coffee grinder that was given to us as a gift, and it was perfectly fine–offered a selection of grind intensity and a …

AeroPress makes a killer cup of coffee, even on the road