…Says Science: Can Caffeine Improve Verbal Positivity?


A study on how caffeine affects the brain's left hemisphere has just been published by PLOS ONE, an open, interactive online science journal. Finally! Both analyses, the signal detection approach and the mixed-effect logistic regression agreed in the fact that caffeine affects performance in the affective lexical decision task. It is evident … [Read more...]

Cafe Culture In Vienna: A Primer


WBC 2012 is upon us! Enjoy this introduction to Viennese cafe culture from Sprudge.com contributor Alex Bernson, and be sure to check out Part 2 of this feature, a guide to 6 excellent cafes in Vienna.  Follow coverage from the 2012 WBC all week long on Sprudge, or via Twitter @sprudge #WBC2012 “The Café is the perfect place for people who … [Read more...]

#YesEqual: Homophobes Attack Starbucks


Right now the fight is ON in Washington State for some pending gay marriage legislation. And guess who's on board with the moral support? Those big bunch of queens at Starbucks corporate. Here's a quote from Karen Holmes, Starbucks Executive VP: Starbucks is proud to join other leading Northwest employers in support of Washington State … [Read more...]