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Vancouver looking to reduce paper coffee cups, takeout containers in garbage

More than 2.6 million paper coffee cups, 2 million plastic bags, and innumerable takeout food containers are thrown out each week in …

7 Stylish Coffee Mugs That Will Make Everyone Else in Your Office Jealous

When I think back to my first office job, I learned two key takeaways: 1) always share your process and thinking with your supervisor, and don't hold …

Third Wave Water Hooks US $100,000 Deal on Shark Tank

Third Wave Water has already made a splash in the specialty coffee industry, and now it’s set to go mainstream with a US $100,000 investment from …

This water-saving home runs completely on solar power

Impressive<p>Extreme weather calls for extreme architecture. In drought-ravaged California, students at the University of California, Davis, were inspired to use trees killed by the state’s water shortage to build Our H2Ouse, a home designed to use 50 percent less potable water than the average …

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The 10 most sustainable coffee businesses in the United States

While most specialty coffee pros obsess over the transformative quality of the world’s favorite drupe, it’s not every day you find a roasting brand …

Sustainability

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Home Improvement

Raw furniture is grown with mushroom mycelium

With the aim of finding alternative materials that are both renewable and non-toxic, designers are turning to a variety of surprising possibilities. …

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Consciousness

I Took 250 Coffee Meetings in 400 Days. Here's What I Learned About Networking

How to build a professional network from scratch<p>When I quit my job as an IT consultant and joined the technology startup community in Chicago, I didn't know a single soul.<p>When I say that I didn't know anyone, I mean it in the most literal sense. I didn't know a single person. No one to call or …

Coffee

Newton Espresso Coffee Maker Launches Via Kickstarter In October (video)

Coffee drinkers looking for a minimalist coffeemaker may be interested in a new Kickstarter campaign that will be launching during October 2017 for …

Tamping to Timing: The Technical Skills Every Barista Needs

A great barista is a skilled technician: someone who understands the science of coffee-making, knows how to use multiple brewing devices and …

One of the South's Best Cafes Is Hidden on a Mt Gravatt Backstreet

The Blacksmith manifesto is simple: first class coffee and healthy affordable food.<p>Foremost, owner Brittany May wants to look after the locals – …

Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate

Make cold brew coffee concentrate at home, for the flavor of cold brew and the convenience of instant coffee! Just add water (and ice.)<p>One of the …

Coffee

What you can learn from ancient coffee rituals around the world

For many caffeine lovers, coffee drinking is less of a habit and more of a sacred ritual. In fact, the history of coffee rituals around the world is …

Coffee

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Self-help

You Can Now Buy Cannabis-Infused Coffee Pods

Sounds like "wake and bake" has a whole new meaning.<p>From weed-infused wine to marijuana-laced lube, people have been finding all sorts of ways to …

Coffee

Now On Kickstarter: A Versatile Manual Coffee Brewing System

New ways to manually brew coffee are created on what seems to be a daily basis. Most of these new methods are aesthetically pleasing and singular in …

Bizzy Coffee Shots

If like us you rely on a caffeine to kick start our day, you´ll love the Bizzy Coffee Shots. The small but powerful bottles of liquid energy are …

What Caffeine Does to Your Body And Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly.<p>Many of us can't start our day without a jolt of caffeine. Various caffeinated drinks affect your health in different …

anza espresso machine by studio montaag is a brutalist centerpiece

apr 20, 2018<p>seven monolithic and monochrome 'houses' offer visitors an immersive experience – a dip in color to discover the Hermès home …

Want To Live Longer? These Simple Lifestyle Changes Could Extend Your Life By 7 Years Or More

'[It] is not an unrealistic goal.'<p>If you don’t smoke, are not obese and you consume alcohol moderately, you can expect to live an extra seven years …

Biomedicine

OXO Brew

Making electric more meaningful<p>A collaboration with OXO on a new line of electric appliances called Oxo On—a first for OXO— was driven by the belief …

Coffee

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

Self-improvement

Study suggests coffee helps prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and much more

Once upon a time, people used to think that coffee would stunt your growth if you drank it as a youngster. In more recent years, coffee intake is …

Gyro-what? This rapidly growing workout seeks to lengthen, strengthen and heal.

Alison Shulman has always been active, whether hiking, cycling, or practicing yoga. But in 2012, thanks to arthritis and hypermobile joints, the 51-year-old reached a point where participating in any of them was impossible and even walking was painful. Looking for a solution, she sought out the …

Exercise

The Coffee Brewer That Allows You to Choose Between Pour Over, French Press, & Cold Brew

If you find yourself craving pour over some days, and immersion others, you have two options open to you. You could buy two different brewers – or …

Now On Kickstarter: A New Cup Made Of Coffee Husks

There’s a lot of waste that comes in turning a seed into a cup of coffee halfway around the world. In recent years, the coffee industry has explored …

Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee: Which Packs More Health Perks?

Both contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, but one brew takes the win, says a new study.<p>Coffee fanatics already know that their …