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 

Last week the International Space Station got a special delivery: An Italian astronaut arriving at the station brought along a gift in the form of 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… » 12/01/14 4:15pm 12/01/14 4:15pm

Why a White Cup Makes Your Coffee Taste More Intense 

If part of your morning routine involves coffee, it's likely that you have a very specific ritual about which cups you use. Now, an Australian scientist has taken it upon himself to find out whether there's any scientific basis for thinking that taste is influenced by cup color—and it turns out, the color of your cup… » 11/26/14 4:00pm 11/26/14 4:00pm

A Double-Duty Flippable Mug Holds Coffee Or Espresso

If your office doesn't pay for a cleaning service, and every employee is left to wash their own dishes, you'll want to maximize every cup, plate, and spoon you bring to work. So when it comes to caffeine you might want to swap your current mug for this $14 double-duty alternative that holds 5.5 ounces of coffee, or… » 10/27/14 5:00pm 10/27/14 5:00pm

This Minature Hand-Powered Espresso Machine Takes Caffeine Everywhere

As addictive mind-altering substances go, coffee is actually pretty hard to hit up on the move. If you're out of range of a Starbucks, getting a hot, caffeine-rich epsresso generally requires a 20-pound machine and mains electricity, which is exactly the first-world problem this dinky espresso machine exists to tackle. » 10/11/14 3:00pm 10/11/14 3:00pm

This is how New York would look submerged in a gigantic latte

Flóra Borsi is fascinated by the beauty of coffee. And so she made this stunning series of pictures where New York City skies are dyed with coffee and the clouds are made of cappuccino foam. It's like the whole city is submerged in a gigantic cup of latte—and some how it is, considering New Yorkers' love for coffee. » 7/30/14 11:38pm 7/30/14 11:38pm

Gum-Packing Coffee Cup Sleeves Prevent Burns and Bad Breath

If you think a fancy new lid is the only way you can upgrade a disposable coffee cup, you clearly haven't seen what ad agency DDB came up with for a South African chain called the Seattle Coffee Co. For a limited time its paper sleeves that prevent burns (and lawsuits) were upgraded with a free sample of Orbit mint gum » 7/21/14 1:27pm 7/21/14 1:27pm