Using OXO’s cold brewer is as easy as adding coffee, adding water, and walking away. The OXO is larger than competitors, but has a 32 ounce concentrated yield to match, and more importantly, the result tastes better than the competition.
Necessity is the mother of invention, but has no familial relation to good design. Sticking two cups of different sizes together and hoping they don’t spill is medieval (not literally, it’s actually 19th century), and even in modern shakers, the process of getting the shaken beverage out of the shaker is sleight of…
We talk a lot about poorly-supported product categories around here, but the insulated tumbler market is definitely not one of them. The sheer number of entries into the insulated drinking vessel space was a running joke at Outdoor Retailer this year, so today we’re going to try to make sense of your options.
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If you didn’t realize that Hi-C’s re-release of Ecto Cooler was a limited release, well, it was just made very clear on Facebook.
Oh joyous day! Sing, choir of angels! Just do something jubilant, because those kind executives over at the Coca-Cola company have kindly—benevolently allowed us another chance to purchase the greatest non-alcoholic beverage of all time, Ecto Cooler, just in time for the new Ghostbusters movie to premiere on July 15.
Global warming. Overpopulation. Dwindling resources. A Trump candidacy. There are countless reasons to fear the future, but today, there may also be a reason to have hope: Coca-Cola has re-registered the trademark for Ecto-Cooler.
Ever wonder why beer never comes in plastic bottles? It’s because it affects the brew’s quality. But a major Japanese beer company has new plans to make a beer-friendly plastic bottle.
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…
Have you ever looked at the nutrition facts on a bottle of Naked™ juice? If you haven't, you might be surprised to learn just how much sugar is inside. For instance, a small 10 ounce bottle of Naked's Green Machine has a whopping 35 grams of sugar. Compare that with 10 ounces of Pepsi, which has 34 grams of sugar.…
Great news for those of you who opt for tea in the morning instead of coffee. In a study published in the Molecular Nutrition & Food Research journal, researchers have found that a key antioxidant chemical in green tea, epigallocatechin-3 gallate (or EGCG for short), boosts the production of neural progenitor cells…
If plain old water doesn't quench your palate, but you don't want to spring for a fancy flavor-enhanced pre-bottled alternative, feast your eyes upon the Aqua Zinger DIY H2O infuser. It lets you imbue your water with everything from fresh fruit essences, to spices, to candy corn.
When computer graphics was in its infancy—well before CG dinosaurs appeared—a simple 3D model of a teapot was used for testing software and new rendering techniques. And the simple lines of Normann Copenhagen's Geo thermos is reminiscent of that time when CG was comparatively primitive to what we see on screen today.
Before you get too excited at the prospect of conveniently spraying hot coffee or other beverages directly into your mouth, this $16 insulated water bottle masquerading as an aerosol can is actually lacking any kind of propellants. So what could have been a revolution in refreshment, ends up being nothing more than a…
Contraptions like the SodaStream let you mix up your own carbonated beverages at home, but the devices are far from portable. And carrying a six-pack or bottle of soda when camping is extra weight you don't need. Thankfully an enterprising gent named Pat has created a powdered beer and soda alternative that can be…
Even though its design was on the cutting-edge of tea leaf infusion technology, when the Teatanic struck an ice cube on that cold April morning it was forever doomed to cling to the side of a mug lest it sink to the bottom and be lost.
Maybe when I take long walks through my neighborhood I want more than one beverage to quench my mighty thirst. As thirsty fellow, I'm excited to learn that soon I will no longer have to choose between beverages again. We are living in a two-drink minimum future people.
The clincher in Pepsi's new "social" vending machine platform is the ability to gift Pepsi beverages—and retrieve your gifted beverages—which is kind of awesome, putting vending machines at the same level of 2000s-era commerce as other electronic stores, say, iTunes or Amazon.