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IBM Has Patented a Coffee Delivery Drone that Knows When You're Tired

Do we really need a drone to read our heart rates and eye movements to know we need a cup of java?
Danielle Wayda
8.23.18
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How the Instant-Coffee Frappé Became a Beloved Greek Institution

It's literally just instant coffee shaken with water and sugar, but that doesn't stop it from being ubiquitous, iconic, and important to Greeks.
Sarah Souli
8.14.18
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Mysterious Coffee Grifter Has Sent the Same Weird Handwritten Letter to Hundreds of Roasters

Like if Portlandia had a failed coffee-extortion scheme episode.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.1.18
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Why the Hell Is Iced Coffee So Expensive? An Investigation

Yes, I am a terrible millennial, but is it so wrong to want to buy a budget iced coffee now and then?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.25.18
Recipe

Barbara Streisand's Homemade "Ice Cream" Recipe

Babs didn't need an ice cream maker to make great ice cream, and you sure as shit don't either.
Barbara Streisand
7.11.18
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Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
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Starbucks Expands Benefits to Cover More Procedures for Transgender Employees

Starbucks' health insurance plans have covered 'bottom' surgeries since 2012, but coverage will now include a variety of 'top' procedures.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.28.18
Science

‘Broccoli Coffee’ Is Supposed to Combat Food Waste, But Sounds Gross TBH

A cafe in Melbourne is serving the beverage/childhood nightmare.
Ian Burke
6.7.18
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We Regret to Inform You that There Is Probably Still Poo in Your Iced Coffee

Don't worry—some scientists say that a little bit of doo-doo in your latte won't hurt ya.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.9.18
London

At This Gym, the Cafe Is as Important as the Workout

“It was always my goal to create a community space like I used to have in my gym in Brazil. You can train and compete but you don’t have to be arrogant."
Daisy Meager
5.8.18
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Costa Coffee Is Britain's Most Mediocre Cafe. Why Is it So Popular?

I spent a week drinking very milky flat whites to try and find out.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.6.18
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Grumpy Cat, Who Is Richer than You'll Ever Be, Awarded $710K in Coffee Lawsuit

The serially surly cat's brand has raked in an estimated $100 million since she became an internet sensation.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.26.18