Articles Tagged with coffee

10-Year-Old Students Who Laced Teacher’s Coffee With Poison Only Gets Suspension

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10-year-old students from Clapham Terrace Community Primary School in Leamington Spa, Warwick, UK were suspended after allegedly lacing a teacher’s coffee with a deadly, bleach-like chemical, the Sun reports. According to sources, a small group of students from the primary school organized themselves as the “Mafia” and made a horrifying kill-list of six teachers in… Read more »

New Dunkin’ Donuts Flavors For Spring And Summer

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Dunkin’ Donuts is once again announcing a fresh new flavor palate to delight the senses just in time for spring and summer. This iconic coffee and donuts restaurant is bringing a variety of fruity flavors to their iced tea line, as well as a revolutionary new donut idea, for the upcoming spring and summer seasons…. Read more »

Dunkin’ Donuts – Best Coffee Ever!

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Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the top runners in this country for that perfect combination of donuts and coffee. While some breakfast establishments of this type focus more on the quality of one or the other, Dunkin’ Donuts has set equally high standards for both their food and beverage lines alike. Starbucks may be the… Read more »

For Krispy Kreme, Big Gains Come In Small Packages

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Krispy Kreme happily announced a strong fourth quarter, reporting a 6.7 percent increase in company same-store sales, and a 9.9-percent increase in domestic franchised stores. During Wednesday’s earnings call, CEO James Morgan elaborated on the positive numbers, saying sales growth is driven by foot traffic and is among the strongest in the industry. For the… Read more »

Caffeine Use Disorder: Addiction And Withdrawal Symptoms Are Real

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“Caffeine Use Disorder” is gaining recognition as a real condition as researchers study addiction and withdrawal symptoms associated with caffeine. It turns out the morning need for coffee may actually be as hard to give up as tobacco use. Whether your drink of choice is coffee, diet coke, or Monster energy drinks, there is now… Read more »

McDonald’s Bagged Coffee At Home? Coming Soon

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News that McDonald’s bagged coffee will be sold in stores was announced this week — which is a bit unexpected, since it seems the biggest selling point of McDonald’s coffee is the fact that someone else made it for you and you don’t have to brew it or wash the cup. McDonald’s bagged coffee will… Read more »

Liquor Can Now Be Made From Used Coffee Grounds

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A new liquor can be made from used coffee grounds. But be warned. In the process of becoming 80 proof, the new beverage loses almost all of its caffeine. Oops. Portuguese and Spanish researchers will be publishing the complete how-to in the journal LWT — Food Science And Technology. From Science’s description, the used coffee… Read more »

Scientists Invent Space Coffee Mug For Astronauts

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Drinking in space isn’t easy because liquid doesn’t behave like it does on Earth. For that reason, NASA scientists are currently performing a Capillary Flow Experiment aboard the International Space Station. Scientists have discovered that, when two solid surfaces meet at a narrow-enough angle, fluids in microgravity naturally flow along the joint with no pumping… Read more »

Bulletproof Coffee: Can Burn Fat And Make Your Smarter

Bulletproof Coffee: Can Burn Fat And Make Your Smarter

There is a new  trend that is taking the food and dining world by storm and it’s called Bulletproof Coffee. This type of coffee is meant to give your regular cup of joe an added kick and help you keep those energy levels up throughout the day, not to mention it’s also reported to have… Read more »

Dunkin’ Donuts Has Its Sights On Starbucks

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Dunkin’ Donuts has decided that the time is right to change its stance in the market. The company no longer wants to be known as a donut shop and wants to focus their attention on coffee and beverages. As Dunkin Donuts CFO Paul Carbone said: “We are a beverage company,” alluding to the fact that… Read more »

Starbucks Calorie Counts: Coffee Giant Must Display Nutritional Info

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Starbucks calorie counts already exist on menus in New York City. As of June 25, Starbucks says that customers will be able to see full nutritional information at more than 11,000 US Starbucks locations. As of Jun,e you will be told that your small but delicious Frappuccino contains 230 calories. Pastries and other items will… Read more »

FDA Caffeine Investigation May Lead To Regulation

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If you just shuddered some, it’s probably not just a caffeine crash hitting you late this afternoon. It might be over the Food and Drug Administration’s new investigation into caffeine, which some coffee aficionados fear may lead to eventual regulation of your morning starting pistol. The FDA’s caffeine investigation is meant to study “particularly its… Read more »

Most Coffee Beans Could Be Extinct By 2080, Says Report

Coffee Beans Could be Extinct By 2080, Says Report

The cups of coffee that carry you through each day could sport an eye-watering price tag by 2080, claims a new report. Researchers in the UK and Ethiopia conducted a study into the effect of climate change on wild Arabica beans, which are used in 70 per cent of the world’s coffee. In a worst-case… Read more »

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? [Study]

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The recent lawsuits against energy drink manufacturers prompted Popular Science to investigate how much caffeine it would take to kill a person. Although caffeine drinks enjoyed in moderation are generally deemed safe, some experts believe consuming too much could pose serious health risks. Earlier this year, a coroner’s reported cited the drinking of Coca-Cola in… Read more »

Cat Poop Coffee Considered A Luxury In Indonesia

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Cat poop coffee, while unappealing to the vast majority of human beings on the planet, is apparently all the rage in Indonesia, according to NPR. Officially, the beverage is called civet coffee, though the fact remains the same: the beans used to brew this bizarre concoction have been harvested from animal feces. That’s not the… Read more »