Ever heard the expression "that and a dime will get you a cup of coffee"? Well, not that long ago a cup of coffee did cost a dime. (And you can still get a cup for well less than a dollar in many places.)
Of course, Starbucks began blowing the lid off the coffee price structure about 15 years ago. Now the average latte at the ubiquitous chain costs around four bucks. And if java lovers w
Love coffee? Hate waking up to make it the old fashion way? Well, Danish company Scanomat has unveiled what is quite possibly the coolest-looking solution for every coffee addict out there. It's called the TopBrewer Coffee Faucet, and yes, the coffee comes out of a faucet.
It’s never too early to start having your kids help you around the house. If this cute video is any indication, even a baby can get up in the morning and get your coffee going for you while you get ready for the day.
They say kids learn by example, and now we have further proof -- little ones who've watched their moms and dads order coffee are now able to do the same thing with a new concoction called a "babyccino." And baristas are none too happy about it.
People who get their morning jolt of caffeine from Starbucks are accustomed to the steep prices, but Logan Warren of the site Geek on Call may very well have found the exact combination necessary to create the most expensive Starbucks drink in the history of ever.
The tab? Almost $24.00.
In one corner, we have Starbucks, the coffee conglomerate that brought the urban coffee shop vibe to people all around the world. All people have to do is look for that green, wavy-haired mermaid to get their caffeine fix.
In the other, we have Dunkin' Donuts, the coffee brand that "America runs on" and has been around since the first Massachusetts location opened in 1950. It's not just
Military technology has given the public innovations such as the jet engine, the digital camera and the internet. Now, as Army scientists reinvent the MRE (Meal, Ready, Eat) ration that is given to soldiers, the military is pushing forward the concept of caffeinated meat.
We never would have thought that those harmless little sticks we use to stir milk and sugar in to our coffee could be used for anything very remarkable. Yet, Jonathan Brilliant saw inspiration. Weaving the sticks together he creates massive, complex installations that look like giant wooden webs.
The flaming waterfall of Mexican coffee has probably the most interesting preparation. A waiter in Rocky Point, Mexico created this concoction for his customers by using tequila, Kahlua and an open flame.
Not the best drink to make at home.
People say that giving your business to a local, independent coffee shop is better than surrendering your heard-earned bread to a corporate behemoth like Starbucks. But what they don't warn you about is the too-cool baristas at the indie shops whose customer service style isn't mandated by international company policy.
Sure, their coffee is to-die-for ... if you don't mind your morning joe flavore