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Coffee: now it’s an energy source. Thanks to British architecture student Arthur Kay and his company Bio-Bean, used coffee grounds can now be turned into a renewable fuel supply for any wood-burning stove and is said to come at half the cost of wood or charcoal. The Telegraph reports that Bio-Bean has contracts to collect used coffee grounds […]
The city of Asheville, North Carolina is home to a major international mainstream news scandal this week, with a direct tie to specialty coffee. The owners of an Asheville coffee company have found themselves embroiled in a dramatic backlash after their deeply misogynistic anonymous blog and podcast brand, “Holistic Game”, was discovered and publicly outed by a […]
A passenger has reportedly been banned for life from US Airways following a mid-air incident involving an AeroPress. It all happened this morning on Flight 369, an Atlanta to Dallas direct flight departing in the early hours of April 1st. An unfortunate combination of turbulence and scalding hot water resulted in terrible injuries for the mile high brewer, including […]
Breaking tonight in a coordinated press release and social media announcement at 10pm PST, Coffee Kids–a coffee-specifc non-profit NGO supporting a wide variety of projects at origin–have announced their impending suspension of programming after 26 years in operation. The announcement message (titled “Saying goodbye after 26 years” on Facebook) declares that Coffee Kids will end […]