5 Great Valentine’s Day Gifts For Coffee Lovers

What’s more romantic than a cup of wonderful coffee brought to you in bed? Assuming your favourite person already has that base covered, here are a few loving suggestions for the coffee person in your life.

 

Exercise Has The Same Effect On The Brain As Coffee

Just 20 minutes of exercise is as good as a coffee for our working memory, according to a new, first-of-its-kind study.

 

Can CBD Be Added To Beverages?

CBD infused food and drinks are very popular because of the amazing health benefits of CBD. While there are still debates going on around the FDA approval on CBD infused products, CBD continues to be a hit. 

 

A Scottish Company Is Turning Coffee Grounds Into A Palm Oil Substitute

At this point is probably more expedient to list all the things you can’t make out of coffee or its byproducts. We’ve covered many of these discoveries over the years but we never cease to be amazed at just the versatility and breadth of product that has been created using coffee grounds. And today we learned of one company that is turning spent grounds into a substitute for palm oil, and the potential impact is huge.

 
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Coffee May Not Increase Creativity, But It Does Help You Focus

Most coffee lovers are aware of the health benefits of the beverage but there’s some controversy over how it affects creativity. Some scientists believe coffee reduces creativity, according to an article by Maria Konnikova in The New Yorker:

 

The History Of Instant Coffee

Instant coffee may seem like a relatively modern convenience, but it’s in fact a lot older than many other inventions that we still use today.

 

Prepare To Sob Into Your Espresso: Coffee Prices Are Going Up

The man in the above photo is a model. It’s staged. To get that photo, I put “coffee” and “sad” into Getty Images, and voila: Sad Coffee Guy.

 

Ford and McDonald’s Collaborate to Convert Coffee Bean Skin into Car Parts

Ford Motor Company and McDonald’s USA will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing. 

 
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Coffee Farmer Makes Dog Look Like A Tiger To Save Crop From Monkeys

Coming in at the 11th hour as a dark horse candidate for best coffee news of the year: dogs that look like tigers. That’s right, it’s a dog, but it’s been made to look like a tiger. And why was this dog given racing stripes (other than to look pretty sharp, of course)? Apparently to scare away monkeys.

 

Folding disposable coffee cup has no need for plastic lids

The convenience plastic offers through single-use straws, water bottles and disposable coffee cups comes at no small cost to the environment, but we are growing more aware of the damage they cause. And with that awareness comes new eco-conscious products that can help us chip away at the problem. The Unocup is a simple yet clever example, using a paper folding design to give coffee drinkers a takeout option without the need for a plastic lid.