For all our crippling caffeine addictions, the disposable coffee cup is a highly imperfect art at best. Seattle-based company Vaporpath wants to change that with a total coffee cup lid overhaul. But is the fancy new redesign actually superior to its classic brethren? We decided to find out for ourselves.
Ever wished you could keep track of what you're consuming without keeping a detailed list? Meet Vessyl, a cup that can calculate detailed information about what your drinking—and sync that information with your fitness tracker and peripheral apps. The quantified self has officially made its way into our tableware.
Given how much money the average American spends on coffee, why wouldn't you want the best drinking experience possible? Even if it's from a disposable cup? That's what inspired a Seattle-based company called Vaporpath to finally redesign the disposable plastic lid and address many of the shortcomings of what we're…
If you've ever struggled to keep your drinks in their receptacle at the beach, this concept will have your pretty excited: Screw Cup is a mug that can be driven into the ground to help it stay upright.
As simple as it is, you'd think it would be nigh impossible to improve on the paper coffee cup. After all, as long as it holds coffee without leaking, what's there to improve? Well, designers Hongseok Kim and Inhye Hwang found a way, by adding a tear-off stir stick to the paper handle.
Because the classically versatile red Solo cup pretty much signifies party time, there's something unclassy about downing anything but crappy beer and jungle juice from it. But what if the red cup's design was converted to a wine glass? Or a martini glass? Or a chalice? Or a shot cup? Oh so classy now.
Unless you're completely snobbish about only consuming bottled water, this cute silicone cup—crafted in the shape of a leaf—will let you enjoy a drink without having to get your mouth anywhere near a tap, faucet, or bubbling spring. And it's just $12 and washable, so you'll never have to feel guilty about asking for a…
If you didn't get your flu shot, you might fall victim to what has now actually turned into an epidemic. And that means you'll temporarily trade your morning coffee in for a steady drip of tea. But fear not, this reversible cup suffers from multiple personality disorder, meaning it's appropriate for whichever hot…
After an evening of enjoying libations at your local speakeasy, do you really think you'll be of sound mind to find your way home using your phone? Probably not, and maybe that's what inspired this beautiful line of hand-etched tumblers featuring the intricately webbed maps of large metropolitan cities.
People who enjoy soups on the go have long suffered awkward plastic thermoses and missing spoons, but no more. The Black + Blum Thermo-pot provides a stylish steel solution. Also a built-in spoon.
Sipping too many adult beverages out of a red solo cup is a rite of passage in becoming a full-fledged human being. We've all done it. But have you ever wondered what the lines of a red solo cup mean? They're measurements for different types of alcohol.
Drinking is great! Drinking too much can also be great! But drinking way too much really sucks—and a lot of the time, we do it by accident. But these Alcohol by Volume glasses will help you drink responsibly.
Bones recently excavated at a cave in Southwestern England show that some 14,700 years ago, people used human skulls as cups. The people of the Ice Age even had the decency to clean the skulls of any soft tissue and use stone tools to shape the skulls to be more cup-like. Resourceful, I guess. [PLoS One via Wired]
Genius: a cup sleeve that expands via endothermic reaction when the cup is filled with hot liquid, insulating your hot coffee and keeping your hand from getting roasted. Utterly horrifying: the end of this video. [Heatswell]
Don't lie. Like me, you keep a cup of water next to bed, but you constantly hit it when searching for it in the dark. You also spill all over when attempting to drink laying down. Hellooo, Litecup!