Coffee

Everyone Can Go Home Now, This Is The Best Latte Artist Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Comedy

There are baristas, and then there are baristas [said slightly more artistically]. This particular espresso-slinger from Remedy Coffee Shop in Aus...

We've Found Your New Favourite Coffee Shop

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Before you read on, this is a strong language warning. Because you can't say the name of this shop without saying Wankers. Is your local coffee sho...

This Terrifying Coffee Lid Actually Exists, And It Probably Feels Really Weird

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Comedy

A Korean designer with a deep-seated love of coffee and kisses has found a rather bizarre way to merge the two, by producing a disposable coffee lid i...

Drinking Coffee Could Boost Bowel Cancer Survival Rates

PA | By John von Radowitz, Press Association Science Correspondent | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking regular cups of caffeinated coffee could increase a person's chances of surviving bowel cancer, research has shown. A study of nearly 1,00...

Finally Revealed: Why Does Coffee Make You Poo?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Rejoice! We are one step closer to understanding coffee's magical ability to make you poo. A video from the American Chemical Society's series 'Rea...

How Your Five Cups-A-Day Really Curbs Cravings

Grace Olivia Parry | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Grace Olivia Parry

It's not the world's best kept secret and I'm sure by now that we all know caffeine keeps those cravings at bay (good girl), but I read something recently that made me think it could all be a lie. And that's a pretty strong statement.

The Case for Our Generation

Dipo Faloyin | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dipo Faloyin

I'm sat in a coffee shop on Brick Lane, desperately trying, but failing to be productive. It's a Saturday in April, and the bitterly cold air is heavy with the sort of enticing energy that can only be formed when the scent of roasting beans, and the fulfilled promise of free wifi collide...

International Day of Cooperatives - How Brazilian Farmers Are Working Together to Make Their Way Out of Poverty

Melanie Hargreaves | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK
Melanie Hargreaves

Today we are marking International Day of Cooperatives, celebrating the success of people around the world - quite often poor and vulnerable communities - working together for their mutual, social, economic and cultural benefit.

Two Guys Try To Out-Do Each Other's Overcomplicated Coffee Orders

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

"I'd like to get a large, half-caff, almond milk latté, four pumps vanilla one pump cinnamon, with an extra half shot, sweetened with agave nectar, a...

Climate Change: Coffee Farmers Feel the Heat

Harriet Lamb | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK
Harriet Lamb

Coffee farms in Peru have been badly hit by a devastating outbreak of leaf rust. Through Fairtrade, they are learning new techniques to adapt to the...

We Must Not Give in to Intimidation Tactics of a Minority

Minette Batters | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK
Minette Batters

What the Caffe Nero situation has taught us is that each individual retailer or outlet should stand firmly by their procurement policies - and not differentiate between milk that is and is not perceived to be from the cull areas. This is an approach that will have most force.

ISIS Fanatics Are Whining ... About The Lack of Starbucks Coffee in Mosul

Colin Cortbus | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Colin Cortbus

An Iraq/Syria-based adherent of the self-proclaimed "Islamic State In Iraq and Al-Sham" terrorist group has been caught out online complaining about 'missing Starbucks' coffee. While seemingly trivial, the complaint actually offers a remarkable and rare insight into the entitled, privileged, westernised and deeply selfish mindset of ISIS's followers.

Let's Not Forget Seasonal Hunger in Sustainable Development Policymaking

Libby Blanchard | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK
Libby Blanchard

Agricultural development through productivity improvements, crop intensification, irrigation, and investment in infrastructure has significantly improved food security and the seasonal dimension of hunger worldwide in recent years. Yet seasonal hunger still persists among the rural poor, and should not be lost within poverty statistics or forgotten when addressing chronic hunger in policymaking.

Drinking Coffee Could Help End Your Erectile Dysfunction

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Men who drink two mugs of coffee per day are less likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) than those who avoid caffeine, according to a new st...

Stop What You're Doing And Look At This Clear Coffee

Barcroft | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Coffee lovers rejoice! A new invention You could soon be drinking see-through coffee, which will allow you to not only mask your coffee addiction but ...

Freshly Filtered Favouritism: Why I Wouldn't Want to Be a Barista at Pret

Bella Qvist | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bella Qvist

I was a barista for many years and happily stamped people's loyalty cards more than once if they were particularly smiley but the idea that people would have to flirt with me in order to get a free coffee? I don't think I'd like that.

Drinking Caffeine After Quitting Caffeine: What I Learned

Harvey Wilks | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

After a full month of not drinking caffeine I've just been and had my first coffee - a tasty, bitter black Americano. Relishing the first, piping-hot sip in slow motion, I sat down to chat to a colleague about existential copywriter stuff and what stuff means and stuff.

The Least Important Blog You'll Ever Read

Ian Watson | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Ian Watson

On my second visit I was cheerily told that there was no bacon... or sausage... or eggs... or baguettes. It was 8:45 and they're meant to be serving this stuff till eleven. I left, annoyed, like a pup denied milk at his mother's teat.

Starbucks Ditches #RaceTogether Cups But Insists It's All Part Of The Plan

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

Starbucks baristas are no longer scrawling the words “Race Together” on coffee cups after a short-lived campaign to engage customers in positive d...

The Internet Hates Starbucks' #RaceTogether Campaign

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Starbucks Ditches #RaceTogether But Insists It's All Part Of The Plan A bid by coffee giant Starbucks to engage US customers and baristas i...

From Caffeine Fiend to Caffeine Free

Harvey Wilks | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

Caffeine addiction is something from which more people 'suffer' than would probably care to admit, because really we don't see it as an addiction. Nicotine dependence gives you cancer and emphysema; alcoholism gives you liver disease and driving bans; meth could result in a face different to the one you were born with.

Paws for Thought: Are Cat Cafes a Special New Home for Rescued Kitties or a Quirky New Commodity for Trendy Humans?

Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica Pitocchi

Furry felines have left their paw print firmly on many aspects of society. Historically, cats were considered gods by the Ancient Egyptians who worshipped the ground they prowled on.

Brace Yourselves, KFC's Coffee Cup Is One You Can Eat

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Coffee lovers rejoice! Dieters look away. KFC have unveiled the UK's first ever edible coffee cup to coincide with their adoption of Seattle's B...

Want To Stay Healthy? Drink FIVE Cups Of Coffee Every Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Good news, caffeine lovers! A new study has proven something we always suspected - coffee keeps you alive. Drinking three to five cups a day can...

How to Stay Conscious for Long Enough to Raise Your Kids!

Katy Wright | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Wright

From the moment the baby was born, sleep went from being a luxurious necessity to becoming a figment of my imagination. It was something magical that once existed in my previous life that was now gone forever - just like Santa and the Tooth Fairy.