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Don't Tell People Coffee Causes Cancer, FDA Warns California Don't Tell People Coffee Causes Cancer, FDA Warns California

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to stop the state of California from going ahead and abiding with a controversial court decision, one that would mandate coffee sold in the state come with a label warning people it could cause cancer.

Starbucks: Sorry, Your Bitcoin Is Still No Good Here Starbucks: Sorry, Your Bitcoin Is Still No Good Here

Starbucks wants to be crystal clear: Despite recent stories about their involvement in some sort of blockchain project, they are not going to be accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for coffee.

Coffee Sold in California Might Not Get Cancer Warning Labels After All Coffee Sold in California Might Not Get Cancer Warning Labels After All

Officials with California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) have intervened to nullify a recent court ruling saying coffee sold in the state—say, like at a local Starbucks—must be accompanied by warning labels saying brewed coffee contains the carcinogen acrylamide.

Starbucks Must Tell Customers Its Coffee Contains a Cancer-Causing Ingredient, But Don't Panic Starbucks Must Tell Customers Its Coffee Contains a Cancer-Causing Ingredient, But Don't Panic

Earlier Wednesday, a California Superior Court judge issued a proposed ruling that’s bound to stress out lots of java drinkers—even if it probably shouldn’t. Companies like Starbucks will have to tell customers that their coffee can potentially cause cancer.

How to Fuel Your Coffee Addiction Without Wrecking the Rainforest

If you’re anything like me, you wouldn’t survive a workday without that steaming, morning cup o’ Joe. And the four to five cups that follow it. Okay, maybe I have a problem but who doesn’t these days?

Bulletproof Coffee Announces Bottled Bullshit Launch at Whole Foods Bulletproof Coffee Announces Bottled Bullshit Launch at Whole Foods

If you agitate cream enough, you will make whipped cream. Continue agitating it and skim off the liquid, and you will make butter. Put that in your coffee, and you have now wasted a lot of energy to put cream into your coffee.

Even if You Drink Coffee You Will Die

There’s a trope in science news coverage that plays out again and again and again: the coffee study. Researchers observe a large population, measure their coffee drinking habits with a questionnaire, and crunch the data to see how the ubiquitous beverage affects our health. These studies have demonstrated, generally,…

Coffee Could Be Changing Our Perception of Taste Coffee Could Be Changing Our Perception of Taste

Coffee seems to be the most overstudied beverage; seemingly every day we’re bombarded with another study about it causing or curing cancer. But surprisingly, there are plenty of scientists who don’t really understand its many effects. In fact, it may even be changing the way we taste all the other things we eat in a…

Food Scientists Have Invented All-in-One Sugar Cream Pods For Your Coffee Food Scientists Have Invented All-in-One Sugar Cream Pods For Your Coffee

Grabbing a quick coffee from a fast food joint means it’s up to you to add as much coffee and cream as you need. But future generations may never need to deal with those tiny, easy-to-spill milk cups as scientists from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany have invented capsules that dissolve…

Controversial Studies Suggest Coffee Drinkers Live Longer Controversial Studies Suggest Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Coffee drinkers, rejoice. Two new studies are linking our favorite hot beverage to a decreased chance of being killed by heart disease, cancer, a stroke, and more. So, does this mean we can start drinking coffee with reckless abandon? We spoke to the experts to find out, and not surprisingly, the answer is complicated.

Ethiopian Coffee Is Screwed Unless We Do Something About It Ethiopian Coffee Is Screwed Unless We Do Something About It

Climate change might not feel that important if you’re living far away from a coastline. But that doesn’t mean your life won’t change. Lots of the items people love will likely be influenced by the changing climate in some way, and the popular Ethiopian coffee is a prime example.

Millennials Simply Gotta Have Their Java, No Matter the Cost Millennials Simply Gotta Have Their Java, No Matter the Cost

According to a new report from Bloomberg, millennials simply gotta have their java. Great for business, you might think, except coffee supplies around the world are tightening. So if we enter into a global coffee shortage, blame the java-crazed millennials.

Build This Lego Coffee Maker and Never Leave Your Desk

Vending machines are usually terrible at making coffee, but the Lego savants over on the AstonishingStudios YouTube channel have built a vending machine from plastic bricks that serves up a hot cup of joe using Starbucks’ powdered coffee packets.

The Best Part of Waking Up Is This R2-D2 Coffee Press The Best Part of Waking Up Is This R2-D2 Coffee Press

It won’t be long before Rogue One: A Star Wars Story officially hits theaters, which means it’s just about time for another onslaught of Star Wars merchandise. Most of it is stuff you’ve seen before—toys, figures, re-re-releases of previous films—but an R2-D2 coffee press? That’ll get us to perk up and pay attention,…

Making an Espresso Maker Out of Scrap Metal Is Just Gorgeous to Watch

This Old Tony is good on a lathe. Really good. If it feels self-explanatory as a tool (thing spins fast, other thing stays still) just listening to him talk about it makes it clear that most of us don’t know jack shit about machining.

Everyone Involved in This $1.8 Million Grumpy Cat Lawsuit Sucks Except for the Cat Everyone Involved in This $1.8 Million Grumpy Cat Lawsuit Sucks Except for the Cat

The value of internet celebrity is hard to assess, but a new motion filed by the owners of the animal star known as Grumpy Cat seeks to do just that. In it, the holders of the “GRUMPY CAT” trademark have asked a court to triple a requested $600,000 award over alleged copyright infringement of a goddamn cat.

The Global Coffee Shortage Is Already a Huge Headache The Global Coffee Shortage Is Already a Huge Headache

Hope you’re ready to face the day with nothing but your own unsharpened wits about you. Soon, they will be all you have left.

The Only Good Use For a Keurig Machine

Time and time again we’ve cautioned you against buying coffee pod machines like the Keurig, but what if one is gifted to you? Instead of just settling for bad coffee every morning, you can do what Evan Booth did and rebuild it into something else, like a functional robotic bionic hand.

These Coffee-Infused Cocktails Are the Hair of the Dog You've Been Looking For These Coffee-Infused Cocktails Are the Hair of the Dog You've Been Looking For

Standard remedies for a hangover are generally limited to greasy food, a strong cup of coffee, or more booze. Order those mozzarella sticks from bed, because we’ve got the other two covered. You can thank us later.

Why You Should Keep Your Coffee Beans in the Fridge Why You Should Keep Your Coffee Beans in the Fridge

Many of us keep our coffee beans in the fridge or freezer to keep them fresh, but a new study suggests there’s added benefit to this practice: more flavorful coffee.

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