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Handsome Coffee Roasters

(YouTube link) The Apple Sisters meet the Handsome Coffee Roasters in this flirty retro musical ad. It sure makes me want a “hot” cup of coffee! -via Daily of the Day

The Starbucks Diet

Losing weight may be as simple as going to your neighborhood coffee shop. At least, that’s what worked for Christine Hall, who lost nearly 80 pounds by eating only Starbucks food: A law librarian with [...]

The Hammock Cafe

At the Mahika Mano cafe in Tokyo, chairs are out and hammocks are in. This business hosts a showroom for a hammock retailer, so you sway a bit as you hold a hot cup of coffee. Link (Google Translate) -via DVICE

Wake Up With Some Coffee Flakes

There are plenty of people who can’t wake up in the morning without a cup of coffee, but for those that want to switch up their caffeine fix for something a little more substantial, Coffee Flakes might not do much to wake you up, but at least they’ll offer you that delightful roast flavor you’re [...]

Dancing with a Coffee Cup

(YouTube link) Caffeine does strange things to people, and apparently to birds! This cockatiel is so excited about a cup of coffee that he dances to the tune of a stirring spoon. -via Arbroath


Where do Whovians go for a cup of coffee across space and time? Why, the TARDIS Cafe, of course! There’s even a charming short film featuring the quirky Glasgow cafe Cappuccino Police. Via Hello, I’m the Doctor See more neat Doctor Who items over at the NeatoShop.

The Bacteria That Live on Caffeine

If you can’t live without a cup of coffee, you have something in common with the bacterium Pseudomonas putida CBB5. The bug was discovered to live on caffeine – literally! The caffeine-munching bacterium was found in a flower bed on the University of Iowa campus. Ryan Summers, a doctoral student there, identified four digestive proteins that it [...]

Atari Mug: You Never Forget Your First

Certainly not me. I remember my first like it was yesterday. Oh, when I first laid eyes on you Dig Dug, my heart went pitter patter. Nothing else compares, not even Pole Position. This clever Atari Mug: You Never Forget Your First lets you reminisce about the good ol’ days of videogaming every day with your [...]

Coffee Cup Sized is Revealed

Some people like a big cup of coffee in the morning to wake them up. But not usually this big — this is the world’s biggest mug of java.The 8 foot tall cup contains a massive 2,010 gallons of freshly brewed coffee – that’s the same as 32,160 regular cups.It took a team of people [...]

Fisticup: Coffee Mug with Brass Knuckle Handle

Fisticup – $14.95 For many of us, mornings are rough. If so, fight back with a strong cup of coffee and a coffee mug that’s tough enough to carry you through the day. Behold, the Fisticup. Strangely, this will work well as a Christmas gift because nothing says “I Love You, Dad” like a coffee mug [...]