The first Cuban coffee sold here in 62 years breaks new grounds
An average bar throws away up to eight bags of organic waste a night. London bartenders Iain Griffiths and Kelsey Ramage want to change this by reusing cocktail ingredients normally thrown in the bin.
Can you make clean water with garbage? That, in part, is the idea behind Enactus, a nonprofit based in Germany that has designed a water filtration system for communities in emerging nations. The organization’s Waterfilter is essentially a cistern created from clay mixed with relatively firm organic materials like coffee grounds [...]
It’s funny how little things that bring us joy can be obtained at completely different price points. If you love coffee, you can buy grounds at a local supermarket in a 2 pound bag for less than $10 and be good to go for weeks, or you can spend $15 a day getting your fix at Starbucks. Obviously we would prefer to make our own brew at home, but variances...
Scientists already know that powder made from spent coffee grounds can be used to rid water of harmful heavy metal ions … that's all well and good, but the powder then needs to be filtered out of the water. A group of Italian scientists...Show More Summary
Back in 2014, I knew that I had to, so I finally listened to Throbbing Gristle's 20 Jazz Funk Greats while alone in my old studio apartment. I sat on the ground at the computer, which was on top of a coffee table at the end of my bed, with my elbows on the coffee table and my head in my hands.
How do you take your coffee? Light and sweet? A drop of cream? Perhaps with some sort of nut-based so-called milk or whatever faux dairy is in fashion? All of that's fine for the mass-produced hodgepodge of grounds that come off supermarket shelves or even a higher-end cappuccino or cortado,...
I don’t know about you guys, but I REALLY want one of these: From Thinkgeek: Let R2 help you navigate your mornings more successfully with this Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press. He’s happy to help a human in need. Put your grounds and boiling...Show More Summary
Though still in its prototype phase, this coffee-infused foam might clear the worst levels of lead contamination found in places like Flint, Michigan within a few hours. Continue reading ? The post This lab uses coffee grounds to extract lead and other toxins from water appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Coffee pods have to be one of the more pitiful innovations of modern society. Rather than dumping ground coffee into a filter and topping it with hot water to get your cup of joe, coffee pod machines, made famous by Keurig, allow you to add a layer of plastic or aluminum waste to the process. Show More Summary
Those used coffee grounds you dump into the trash every morning might just help remove lead and mercury from drinking water one day, according to a new study by a team of Italian scientists. Read more...
Chemists in Italy offer up a solution for all that smelly espresso and coffee waste.
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the U.S., which makes for a perky population—but it also creates a lot of used grounds. Scientists now report in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering an innovative way to reduce this waste and help address another environmental problem. Show More Summary
It's the weekend a time to kick back your heels with some freshly ground coffee and some freshly brewed tunes fresh from the Devil's barista...J Bengoy - Pet Names The Glass Children - Do Well Picnic Lightning - Ten Million ThoughtsAmbsace - HomeKenora - Not Ready For Love Breatherrr - ChantrieriChasms - Black Ice Ghost Airplane - Nose Dive Three Kings High - Going To Hell
It may be 90 degrees here in NYC, but pumpkin spice season has already started and New Yorkers aren't mad about it. Coffee shops like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts have hit the ground running with their offerings, but I have to give Kellogg's Cafe in NYC credit for its inventive take on the pumpkin spice food trend. Show More Summary
Espresso coffee is made by passing forcefully a stream of boiling water through finely ground beans. Espresso is generally thicker than coffee made by other brewing processes. It also serves as a base for most of the other coffees such as cappuccino, caffe latte, and others. Show More Summary
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Samsung recalled all Galaxy 7 Note smartphones equipped with a certain battery that is prone to catching on fire. Reports did not indicate whether the issue stemmed from a supplier defect or the design of the phone itself. Show More Summary
For its next game, developer Klei Entertainment is delving deep into the tropes of childhood imagination. We've all been there at one time or another: On a couch, throwing cushions on the ground, climbing on the coffee table -- anything to get to the other side of the room without stepping foot on the carpet. Show More Summary
Vegetable peels, coffee grounds, corn cobs, dryer lint—they’re all waste for sure, but there’s treasure in that trash. You could compost them, that’s obvious, but let’s talk about some more clever ways to reuse those kitchen scraps before they make it to the bin. Read more...