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Bio-bean is turning coffee grounds into energy and fuel

When thinking of coffee shop waste, we always tend to think of piles and piles of cups, but the average coffee shop throws out around 22 pounds of coffee grounds a day too. With so many coffee shops (sometimes three or four all within the same square mile) that adds up to A LOT of coffee, and a new startup... Show More Summary

Turning Waste Coffee Grounds Into A Different Kind Of Fuel: Powering Your Car

How your caffeine fix could also power your commute--if a startup called Bio-bean has its way. When people talk about waste at a coffee shop, they tend to fixate on the massive pile of disposable cups that ends up in landfills. But the...Show More Summary

The Chains: McDonald's McCafe Is Invading a Grocery Store Near You

McDonald's will soon start selling its McCafe coffee beans in grocery stores. According to a press release (below), the burger chain has teamed up with Kraft Foods to sell "ground, whole bean, and on-demand single cup McCafé coffees" at...

The Chains: McDonald's McCafe Is Invading a Grocery Store Near You

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McDonald's will soon start selling its McCafe coffee beans in grocery stores. According to a press release (below), the burger chain has teamed up with Kraft Foods to sell "ground, whole bean, and on-demand single cup McCafé coffees" at...

McDonald's McCafé in Supermarkets in 2015

McDonald's Corp. will announce today that its long-awaited, full-tilt entrance into the $11 billion-plus U.S. retail coffee market will take place early next year when it rolls out McCafé coffee in ground, whole-bean and single-cup forms...Show More Summary

How to Grind Spices in Your Coffee Grinder (Without Ruining Tomorrow’s Coffee)

When you want freshly ground spices at home—for, say, a batch of channa masala—you have a few options. You can get an electric spice grinder, or buy a second coffee grinder devoted uniquely to turning whole spices into powder. Or, if...Show More Summary

I Love Coffee and Dog Rescue, So I Opened Grounds and Hounds

“Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” If I had a dime for every time that I have heard this statement, I think I would never have to work another day for the rest of my life. I do not believe that true passionShow More Summary

Coffeemaker Clock

The Barisieur is Joshua Renouf’s concept for a coffee lover’s alarm clock. When the alarm goes off, an electric heater and stainless steel balls boil the water, which will then drip onto coffee grounds. Why does this not exist alrea...

Joe Biden Was Quite the Stud

In today's Tweet Beat, we learn that Joe Biden was a hottie back in the day, the next Sharknado film is already being brainstormed and Neal Brennan has some ground rules for your coffee order. Read more...

Cherry is as Cherry Does

In rescue, I used to really dread getting certain breeds of dogs because I knew they would be difficult to place. But the dogs that really ground my coffee were the purebred toy dogs. We didn’t get them very often, but when we did, we’d invariably get applications from people who shouldn’t have been allowed to have a houseplant, let... Read More

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McDonnell -- De La Bourdonnais 1834 When I get up in the morning, I prepare coffee with fresh ground beans and turn on my computer. During the past month, coffee time has been occupied with study of games from the first match between...Show More Summary

Foie Gras Suppliers Battle California’s Ban, Microsoft to Cut Up to 18,000 Jobs

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Foie gras suppliers from 13 states are taking California’s ban to the Supreme Court, saying that prohibiting the sale of the fatty liver on the grounds that force feeding ducks and geese...Show More Summary

Starbucks: Energy Company of the Future?

Starbucks' coffee grounds may soon be the next black gold.

Coffee Run: 1941

1941. "Free coffee served at the picnic grounds on the Fourth of July at Vale, Oregon." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size.

Clean Your Garbage Disposal With Used Coffee Grounds

Just like your kitchen trash can, a garbage disposal starts to stink if you don't clean it regularly. After all, it's got garbage in it. Used coffee grounds along with some other kitchen ingredients makes cleaning a snap. Read more....

Wake Up and Smell the Turkish Coffee

It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best Pourover Coffee at Home

At the most basic level, pourover brewing involves pouring water over and through the grounds to extract the coffee flavors into your cup or serving vessel. Seems simple, right? But understanding the science and following a few tips can help you brew a better cup.

Is This the Beginning of the End of Junk Food at Stadiums?

Blueberries, avocados, and kale, fresh-picked for salads and small plates. Rows of water-saving aeroponic towers that grow as many as 44 veggie plants each. Fertilizer made from coffee grounds...at a baseball field? That's right: Below...Show More Summary

Coffee-Powered Cars

They could be coming: Oil can be extracted from coffee grounds by soaking them in an organic solvent, before being chemically transformed into biodiesel via a process called “transesterification”. The study, recently published in the ACS Journal Energy & Fuels, looked at how the fuel properties varied depending on the type of coffee used. As part of the […]

?Use Coffee Grounds to Get Rid of Ants

When you're plagued by ants, it feels natural to reach for the insect spray. But if you want to be a little kinder, there are some natural alternatives that also do the job. Read more...

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