If you’ve noticed, Keurig single-serving coffee machines have been super hot shit the past couple years, and with that has come a market for off-brand K-cups and empty refillable cups that are compatible with the machines. But with the next generation of Keurigs, this will come to an end. The new coffee machines will use DRM to make sure the cups you’re using are Keurig approved. It’s like the NES Seal of Approval nightmare all over again.
Cape Town’s much renowned and favourite coffee chain, Truth, has a headquarters that’s really worth shouting about. Imagine a ”steampunk” inspired coffee shop in Cape Town, South Africa. Yes, you heard that right. It’s a reality and a pretty fabulous one at that thanks to an incredible design by Haldane Martin. Truth and its aesthetic have created as big a buzz as the coffee it serves, brought to life by connoisseur David Donde.
In the hundred thousand years human beings have been on this planet, we’ve managed to create alcohol from pretty much everything possible. And now in the 21st century, scientists have finally figured out how to make alcohol from coffee. I think this is a fine substitute for flying cars.
Coffee has its drawbacks, but it’s also got quite a few benefits. One recently discovered benefit is that apparently people who drink a moderate amount of coffee each day can reduce their risk of depression and suicide by 50%.
In the over-saturated coffee market of the pacific northwest, some buxom baristas have found a way to get a leg up on competition by dressing in bikinis and handing out handjobs for tips. These small (often drive-through) dens of caffeine and sin sport such colorful names as: Java Jugs, Twin Peaks Espresso, Moo-Licious, Lace’n’Lattes and (I wish I was making this up) Brewlesque Espresso.