This fresh coffee house in Montreal, Canada revolves around the “Pista Café tricycle”, a bike concept that relies solely on legs and pedals to provide freshly ground coffee beans. The tricycle combines human power, technology and the pleasure of a good coffee. Show More Summary
The “coffee ring effect” is that pattern you get when a single liquid evaporates and leaves behind a ring of previously dissolved solids. In the case of coffee, that would be the coffee grounds. A new paper in Physical Review E. demonstrates that we still have a lot to learn about this seemingly simple everyday occurrence. Read more...
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It all started with a random peripheral factoid in a business ethics class at UC Berkeley: mushrooms can be grown in coffee grounds. Who knew? Then came the buckets of coffee grounds with mushrooms sprouting wildly, cluttering up a frat...Show More Summary
Five things to know right now Cold brew coffee — in which coffee grounds are steeped in cool water for an extended period of time — has never been hotter. For the past handful of years cold brew was available by the cup at small, exacting coffee shops in urban areas. Show More Summary
It's okay to admit it, your done. You are tired of getting up off the ground in the morning when camping and it takes a cocktail of three Vitamin I's, two cups of coffee and a hot shower to make you feel human again by noon. You areShow More Summary
Episode six of the latest season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee features the hilariously grounding John Oliver, and he just might be the first person Jerry seems to genuinely get along with. Read more...
A concept machine transforms the waste produced in the coffee-making process into fertilizer
Gotta Groove Records produces technicolor LPs that look as beautiful as they sound. Making a vinyl record out of coffee grounds was an ambitious—and weird—request, but Gotta Groove Records entertained the idea. A client of the Cleveland-based...Show More Summary
Attempts to cool the tensions between police and the communities they serve have led some people to look for solutions in a hot cup of coffee. After the recent killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling by police and the fatal shooting of five Dallas cops by a sniper, the gap between officers and communities of color can seem unbridgeable. Show More Summary
Putting those leftover coffee grounds to good use.
As it turns out, the concept of using spent coffee grounds as a substrate for mushroom farming isn’t new. The used grounds—an abundant resource in university districts, creative urban centers, and in pretty much every American household—are basically the perfect material for growing mushrooms. Show More Summary
Making cold brew coffee at home can be as simple as using a jar, coffee filter and coffee grounds. The cold brew process yields a milder, less acidic coffee that is ideal for summertime sipping.
What if instead of getting buried into garbage bags, old coffee grounds could be recycled into something useful and sustainable? That's the goal of Kaffeeform.
On a long-ago summer night, thousands of people gathered on the grounds of Iolani Palace for what might be described as an illuminating tea party with David Kalakaua, Hawaii’s last ruling king. There was tea, coffee, ice cream, Hawaiian music, dance and high society in fine evening wear. Show More Summary
A UK-based company recycles excess beans to create advanced biofuels
Alejandro Velez, co-founder of Back to the Roots, describes how he turned an idea of growing mushrooms on coffee grounds into a business.
It's one of the simplest business models, a new coffee shop. So, how do you get your idea for a new one off the ground? Check out these helpful tips.
Q: My elm tree is bleeding. The top is sappy but the bottom looks like fresh coffee grounds. This is about a foot tall and six inches wide. The tree itself is ancient. A: It looks to me like there was originally a limb at that spot which broke off (or was improperly pruned) and […]
Taiwanese company Singtex has perfected a process for turning coffee waste and plastic bottles into fabric. One T-shirt can be made with three cups of coffee grounds and five recycled plastic bottles.