Buying Guide: Gear for Better Coffee

Good coffee tastes amazing, can be a great comfort, and is fun and easy to make well with the right tools. Coffee is also good for you, having been shown to make you smarter, help you lose weight, keep you alive longer and kickstart your exercise routine. Today we’re going to knock down coffee’s barrier to entry by… » 4/16/15 3:15pm 4/16/15 3:15pm

Grab Two Of Your Favorite Travel Mugs For a Deep Discount Today

The Contigo Autoseal dominated your voting for best travel mug, and Amazon's selling a 2-pack of them today for just $33. These mugs typically sell for around $20-$25 each, so if you want to share one with someone else, or just want to establish a dishwasher rotation so you're never short a mug, this is a fantastic… » 3/17/15 9:45am 3/17/15 9:45am

It's Dangerous To Go Without Caffeine! Take This

This wonderful coffee mug, available over on Human, is the perfect way to show your love of the Legend of Zelda games without hitting your co-workers over the head with your obsession. The $19 mug is wrapped in a cartoony collage of items and treasures found in the games, and if coffee isn't what you use to replenish… » 3/06/15 11:30am 3/06/15 11:30am

The 'Freedom Clip' Permanently Disables Keurig's New DRM

When Keurig's K-Cup patent expired back in 2012, instead of embracing the hundreds of companies producing instant beverages for the popular pod-based coffee brewing machine (who helped boost its popularity), it introduced a form of coffee DRM on its new Keurig 2.0 machines. Not cool, but fortunately, the digital locks… » 2/02/15 9:20am 2/02/15 9:20am

Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking the Hot Buttered Hype

People are putting butter in their coffee. And hey, if you're just craving a new flavor experience, more power to you. The problem is that Bulletproof Coffee, the company behind the trend, is claiming that drinking a mug of fatty joe every morning instead of eating breakfast is a secret shortcut to weight loss and… » 1/23/15 10:00am 1/23/15 10:00am

Cute love story animated completely with latte art

Latte art is great for making you feel a little bit special in the beginning of the day and absolutely necessary for any hashtag coffee Instagram post but it turns out, latte art also makes for a cute way to tell a stop motion animation love story too. Follow along this spot that uses 1,000 cups of latte to show love. » 12/27/14 12:58am 12/27/14 12:58am

You Can Hack Keurig's DRM With Scotch Tape to Use Knock-Off Coffee Pods

The latest Keurig 2.0 arrived with more than just a welcoming scent of coffee; it also came loaded with security measures to stop you using cheap coffee pods. While other manufacturers have already cracked the code, you can actually hack the machine yourself—and all you need is scissors and tape. » 12/11/14 7:00am 12/11/14 7:00am

This Iconic Coffee Maker Just Got a Super Stylish Facelift 

The Moka Pot is one of the most time-honored—yet often misunderstood—ways to make coffee. It's also one of the most recognizable kitchen gadgets, thanks to the ubiquitous Italian design left largely unchanged since 1933. A new collaboration between Blue Bottle Coffee and designer Joey Roth revamps the Moka Pot with a… » 12/01/14 5:00pm 12/01/14 5:00pm

Earthly Physicists Designed the Perfect Cup for Space Espresso 

The International Space Station is due to get a special delivery: An Italian astronaut arriving at the station will eventually bring along the first espresso machine in space. But enjoying espresso in zero gravity is easier said than done—and a team of Portland-based coffee fans (and physicists) have developed a… » 12/01/14 4:15pm 12/01/14 4:15pm