It actually is rocket science: Scientists design a coffee cup for space – Quartz

By Deena Shanker | December 8, 2015 The best part of waking up, in space. (Portland State University) Being an astronaut takes years of school, at least a thousand hours of jet flying time, and passing a space physical exam to qualify. And then, even when you finally make it to space, you can’t even have a regular cup of coffee. Luckily for space travelers, a semi-normal cup of joe may finally be on the horizon, researchers recently …

Paper filter vs. metal filter: Which makes the best cup of coffee? – CNET

By Taylor Martin | December 8, 2015 The type of filter you use when brewing coffee does matter. Learn whether you should be using reusable or disposable filters to make your daily cup of coffee. Should you use a metal or paper filter when brewing coffee? While the answer mostly hinges on personal preference, there are some important things to note about the differences in paper and metal filters. Learn how different filters can alter the appearance, taste and cost of your morning cup. Taste …

Meet the women using coffee to answer all your beauty needs

By Sian Ranscombe | December 7, 2015 MESSY BUT EFFECTIVE: FRANK BODY’S BODY SCRUBS Next month, in the first few days of 2016, what’s the betting you or someone you know will try to give up coffee? Even though you know the green tea alternative tastes like pond and you can’t remember whether the current wisdom is that it’s good or bad for you, you will still try and fail to cut down on that caffeine habit. But three Australian …

Cascara ‘Tea’: A Tasty Infusion Made From Coffee Waste

By Murray Carpenter | December 3, 2015 Cascara is made by brewing dried coffee cherries, which typically would have otherwise ended up as compost. “We have been throwing away this perfectly good coffee fruit for a long time, and there’s no real reason for it, because it tastes delicious,” says Peter Giuliano, of the Specialty coffee Association of America. Murray Carpenter for NPR coffee lovers may have noticed a new …

The woman who built a coffee empire from a small town – BBC News

By Rob Boffard, Business reporter, Vancouver | November 30, 2015 Elana Rosenfeld was not even remotely prepared for her first wholesale orders. Stephanie Van de Kemp Image caption Elana Rosenfeld has built a coffee empire from a small town in rural British Columbia Kicking Horse coffee, a Canadian firm she had started with her partner Leo Johnson was getting some orders from gourmet stores in Calgary, Alberta, 172 miles (277km) away from …