Coffee

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.

Coff Up for Crisis UK

Clare Dyckhoff | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Dyckhoff

When it's leading up to Christmas and excitement is in the air, anticipation is aglow, and the adverts start rolling from let's face it, mid to late October, the anxiety surrounding getting prepared and buying enough presents to sink a battleship of rhinos (though why you'd want to do this, I'll leave to you) is all anyone seems to think about.

Why You Don't Need To Feel So Guilty About Your Coffee Habit

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Put the kettle on, because tea and coffee could be good for your health. In a new study of nearly 9000 people, scientists discovered drinking three...

These Starbucks Coffee Cup Cartoons Will Brighten Up Your Caffeine-Filled Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Josh Hara is a man that loves coffee - he visits Starbucks every day and has come up with an ingenious way to enjoy his favourite beverage long after ...

Why You Should Be Drinking More Coffee

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Good news coffee lovers, your favourite drink could be doing your health the world of good. Drinking up to four cups of coffee per day can cut your...

Kim Kardashian's Huge Shiny Bum + Coffee Machine = Best Meme Yet #Breaktheinternet

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Kim Kardashian’s globe-like, shiny buttocks are on a hell-bent mission to achieve global domination, so we had better get used to them. In an at...

We Trial Christmas Hot Drinks, So You Don't Have To

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Flickering fairy lights surround us, turkey and cranberry sandwiches are plentiful and our favourite coffee shops are vying for our love with their fe...

Can You Spot The Famous Faces In These 13 Coffee Bean Illusions?

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

Can you spot these famous faces in the coffee beans? Go on, give it a shot (get it?) but you must find them by any beans (sorry!) means necessary....

Lamenting the Hey-Day of the West Village and Today's Solo Artisanal Coffee Nuts

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

Oh we're a funny breed, I think as I exit the cafe, white headphones in ears and head bowed low to play battle against the early autumn wind, already anticipating my next solo coffee shop excursion.