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 

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 developed… » 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