All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coffee’

Grumpy Cat Gets Its Own Iced Coffee Drink, a Grumppuccino

If you’re looking to start your day with an iced coffee drink more pessimistic than you are before you’ve had your iced coffee drink, may I suggest a new product that’s set to go on sale August 7th. It’s called the Grumppuccino, and it’s a mocha-flavored iced coffee drink the sports the face of Grumpy Cat – the internet’s favorite …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Doesn’t Want To Be A Donut Company Anymore

Dunkin’ Donuts saw a meteoric rise in the ’80s with a series of commercials featuring Fred the Baker, whose slogan “Time to make the donuts” became as well-known as the Wendy’s lady and her “Where’s the beef?” query. But the company says they aren’t just a doughnut shop; in fact, they want to focus on their coffee, which is a …

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‘Toilet Water’ Coffee Used by Hong Kong Starbucks

An investigative report has angered Hong Kong coffee drinkers this week after it was revealed that a local Starbucks was using water from a bathroom spout to brew its coffee. According to an HK Magazine translation of an Apple Daily report, the Starbucks located in the Bank of China Tower was using “toilet water” from a spout just feet away …

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Win a Date with Tim Cook, and by ‘Win’ We Mean ‘Pay $50,000′

Are you pissed off about something that Apple’s doing? Want to get your iPhone 5 signed? Want to congratulate the head of a major tech company on a job well done? Well, here’s your chance. Charity auction site Charitybuzz is currently hosting an auction to buy a coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook. It is an auction, so there’s …

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This iPhone/Cup Holder Is the Ultimate First World Problem Solver

A new solution to a first world problem wants your money. How often do you find yourself unable to properly text, Facebook, or play Temple Run because you’re forced to use one of your free hands holding a cup of coffee. If this scenario hits home, help may be on the way. It’s called the UpperCup, and it’s the iPhone/cup …

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Diabetes Drugs: Coffee Could Reduce Type 2 Risk

A new report from the Institute for Scientific Information of Coffee (ISIC) shows that drinking three to four cups of coffee per day could lower a person’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes. During the 2012 World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and Its Complications (WCPD), researchers highlighted the evidence linking coffee to diabetes prevention. It was stated that research …

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Skin Cancer Coffee: Study Shows Caffeine May Reduce Risk

Skin cancer coffee is not — I repeat, is not — a new flavor of java over at Starbucks. I know those three words may get your taste buds tingling, but I can assure you that such a thing does not exist. Okay, well, maybe it does somewhere, but it’s not here, and it’s definitely not right now. However, given …

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Starbucks U.S. Products Debut This Week

Starbucks’ U.S. products, which are a part of the company’s Create Jobs for USA program, went on sale yesterday (June 12th) in over 7,000 locations across the country. The products will include mugs, tumblers, and coffee, all of which were manufactured in the United States. The company partnered with Opportunity Finance Network to form Create Jobs for USA, which they …

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Paralyzed Woman Drinks Coffee Using a Robotic Arm

If you’ve watched the national news in the past few days, you’ve probably already heard this story. It is still amazing, every time we see it. In a breakthrough procedure, a woman has been given the ability to control a robotic arm with her thoughts. The breakthrough came from Dr. Hochberg and his team of 20 researchers at Brown Mass …

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Hidden Costs: Price of Doing Business [Inforgraphic]

It may not sound like much, but spending $1.50 or $2.00 a day on a cup of coffee can add up. If you’re not a person to eat items off the McDonalds dollar menu everyday for lunch, eating out can add up pretty quick as well. Shelling out lots of cash just to eat and drink everyday doesn’t seem like …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Twitter Contest Promotes Bad Dates This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and at this point in our hyper-consumer age it’s no longer novel or ideal to decry how this is a prefab holiday devised by Hallmark and chocolate confectioners in order to sponge up money from all-to-eager sweethearts ready to fork it over in the name of love. Instead, this year, stop worrying and learn to love …

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